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Title The Factory and the city : the story of the Cowley automobile workers in Oxford / edited by Teresa Hayter and David Harvey
Published London ; New York : Mansell Pub., 1993


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Description xii, 308 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Series Employment and work relations in context series
Employment and work relations in context.
Contents Introduction / Stephen Ward -- Pt. I. Creative Destruction? The State, Capital and Their Effect on Work and Communities. 1. Industrial Restructuring, Community Disempowerment and Grass-roots Resistance / David Harvey and Erik Swyngedouw. 2. The British Economy, the State and the Motor Industry / Christine Greenhalgh and Andrew Kilmister. 3. New Management Techniques / Teresa Hayter -- Pt. II. The Making and Unmaking of Cowley. 4. Cowley in the Oxford Economy / Stephen Ward, Ossie Stuart and Erik Swyngedouw. 5. History of the Trade Unions in Cowley / Alan Thornett. 6. Women Making Cars, Making Trouble, Making History / Anne-Marie Sweeney. 7. British Aerospace: The Ugly Duckling That Never Turned into a Swan / John Lovering and Teresa Hayter -- Pt. III. The Foreclosure of a Campaign against Closure. 8. Local Politics / Teresa Hayter. 9. The Unions and the Closure / 'A Cowley worker'. 10. Planning, Property and Profits / Michael Thomas -- Pt. IV. The Implications of Closure
11. After Redundancy / Michael Noble and Ann Schofield. 12. Communities and Corporations: Rethinking the Connections / Ann Schofield and Michael Noble
Analysis Cars Production Industrial relations
Oxford (England)
Cars Production Industrial relations
Oxford (England)
Notes Cover title: The Factory & the city
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-294) and index
Subject Automobile industry and trade -- England -- Oxford -- History.
Automobile industry workers -- England -- Oxford -- History.
Cowley (Oxfordshire, England)
Author Harvey, David, 1935-
Hayter, Teresa.
LC no. 93009445
ISBN 0720121396
0720122155 (paperback)
Other Titles Factory & the city
Factory & the city