The Tradition of Workers Control

In this book Ostergaard sets out to sketch the historical development of the concept of workers' control in Britain, to clarify and assess the significance of the concept, and to explain why, both in theory and in practice, the idea has met ...

The Tradition of Workers  Control

The Tradition of Workers Control

Workers' control of industry, a phrase coined by the Guild Socialists, recalls the libertarian aspirations of the first rebels against the slavery inherent in the capitalist mode of production. A history and analysis of the workers in Britain who own and control their workplaces....

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The Tradition of Workers' Control
Language: en
Pages: 154
Authors: Geoffrey Ostergaard
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997-01-01 - Publisher: Freedom Press (CA)

Workers' control of industry, a phrase coined by the Guild Socialists, recalls the libertarian aspirations of the first rebels against the slavery inherent in the capitalist mode of production. A history and analysis of the workers in Britain who own and control their workplaces....
Canadian Working-class History
Language: en
Pages: 450
Authors: Laurel Sefton MacDowell, Ian Walter Radforth
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Canadian Scholars’ Press

We are all affected by the changing nature of work in Canada and the changing lives of the people who do the work. This book focusses on the working class in Canada; its history, its politics, and its social groups. This is a strong collection which includes articles on the
On the Job
Language: en
Pages: 360
Authors: Craig Heron, Robert Storey, Robert H. Storey
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1986 - Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP

Every day millions of Canadians go out to work. They labour in factories, offices, restaurants, and retail stores, on ships, and deep in mines. And every day millions of other Canadians, mostly women, begin work in their homes, performing the many tasks that ensure the well-being of their families and
The Critical Study of Work
Language: en
Pages: 295
Authors: Rick Baldoz, Charles Koeber
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: Temple University Press

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Globalization, Employment and the Workplace
Language: en
Pages: 312
Authors: Yaw A. Debrah, Ian G. Smith
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-12-08 - Publisher: Routledge

The globalization of business is a relatively new process. Although its influence on work, employment, the labour process and the management process has become increasingly significant, little is known about these developments. In order to redress this imbalance, this book provides evidence of the nature and degree of significance that

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