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Blue-Collar Stratification - Autoworkers in Four Countries (Paperback): William Humbert Form

Blue-Collar Stratification - Autoworkers in Four Countries (Paperback)

William Humbert Form

Series: Princeton Legacy Library, 4262

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In studying the impact of industry on class organization, social scientists have assumed that the effects of technological advance increase with time and that, as technology molds, dehumanizes, and alienates workers, the pressure mounts to change the system through political action. William H. Form tests these assumptions in his study. The author considers whether workers have more to do with one another as societies industrialize, whether they become more involved in organizations, and whether these involvements become distinctively similar, creating an organizational basis for a solidary working-class movement. To examine these questions, he chooses four countries (India, Argentina, Italy, and the U.S.) that vary in the extent of their industrial development. He then compares samples of skilled, semiskilled, and unskilled workers in order to ascertain how specific technologies to which they have been exposed affect their behavior in systems such as the work group, union, party, neighborhood, and nation. Originally published in 1976. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.

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Imprint: Princeton University Press
Country of origin: United States
Series: Princeton Legacy Library, 4262
Release date: February 2015
First published: 2015
Authors: William Humbert Form
Dimensions: 235 x 152 x 19mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 360
ISBN-13: 978-0-691-61721-3
Languages: English
Subtitles: English
Categories: Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies
Books > Business & Economics > Economics
Books > Business & Economics > Business & management
Books > Business & Economics > Industry & industrial studies
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Books > Business & Economics > Business & management > Ownership & organization of enterprises
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Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Social groups & communities > Social classes
Books > Business & Economics > Business & management > Ownership & organization of enterprises > General
Books > Business & Economics > Industry & industrial studies > Manufacturing industries > Road vehicle manufacturing industry
Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Social groups & communities > Social classes > General
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LSN: 0-691-61721-X
Barcode: 9780691617213

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