Supervision and Authority in Industry: Western European Experiences, 1830-1939 (International Studies in Social History, nr. 15)

Editat de Patricia Van Eeckhout
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en Limba Engleză Hardback – August 2009
The number of studies discussing the labour relationship under industrial capitalism is overwhelming, but the literature on labour and its concrete, day-today shop-floor practices is much less abundant. How and by whom workers were supervised is one of the neglected aspects in the history of labour relations.
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ISBN-13: 9781845456009
ISBN-10: 1845456009
Pagini: 244
Dimensiuni: 159 x 19 x 236 mm
Greutate: 0.5 kg
Seria International Studies in Social History

Locul publicării: United Kingdom

Notă biografică

Patricia Van den Eeckhout is Professor of History and Discourse Analysis at the Vrije Universiteit, Brussel. She has published on the historiography of social history and the history of social housing policy, working-class family income, consumption, advertising, leisure, social statistics and labor relations. List of Contributors Cristina Borderias, Jerome Bourdieu, Richard Coopey, Bart Delbroek, Patricia Van den Eeckhout, James Jaffe, Gilles Postel-Vinay, Peter Scholliers, Alan McKinlay, Joseph Melling


List of Illustrations List of Tables List of Figures Acknowledgments List of Abbreviations Chapter 1. Foremen in American and Western European Industry before the First World War Patricia Van den Eeckhout Chapter 2. Work Organisation and Supervision in the Textile Industry: The Case of La Espana Industrial, Barcelona (1849-1888) \ Cristina Borderias Chapter 3. Salaried Authority. The Versatile Fate of Contremaitres in the Ghent Cotton Industry (1830-1914) Peter Scholliers Chapter 4. Secrets, Lies and Contracts: Conflicts between Employers and Their Foremen in Nineteenth-Century Ghent (1885-1913) Patricia Van den Eeckhout Chapter 5. 'To Organise Liberty': Foremen and the Effort Bargain during British Industrialisation James A. Jaffe Chapter 6. Wage Forms and Hierarchy in Late Nineteenth-Century French Industry Jerome Bourdieu and Gilles Postel-Vinay Chapter 7. Leading Hands at Work: the Impact of Changes in Technology, Work Organisation and Payment Systems on Supervision in the British Engineering Industry (1870-1914) Joseph Melling Chapter 8. 'Stealing the Souls of Men': Employers, Supervisors and Work Organisation, c. 1890-1939 Richard Coopey and Alan McKinlay Chapter 9. Porions and Conducteurs: Supervisory Functions in the Belgian Limburg Coal-Mining Industry (1917-1939) Bart Delbroek Postscript Patricia Van den Eeckhout Notes on Contributors Bibliography Index