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1st Edition

Work Under Capitalism

ISBN 9780367216887
Published September 30, 2020 by Routledge
346 Pages

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Book Description

 Work Under Capitalism synthesizes recent institutionalist and Marxist ideas about the organization of production, situating production within a social context. Starting with the transaction rather than the individual, it builds upon a coherent theory and applies it to a wide range of experience, from household labour to transformations of health c

Table of Contents

How to Work Things Out -- Worlds of Work -- Cotton, Coal, and Clinics -- An Analytical Frame -- Employers at Work -- Workers and Other Actors -- How Work Has Changed, How Work Changes -- Varied Work, Segmented Work -- Inequality at Work: Hiring -- Inequality at Work: Wages and Promotion -- Contention at Work -- Conclusions

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Chris Tilly is associate professor of regional economic and social development at the University of Massachusetts at Lowell. Charles Tilly is Joseph L. Buttenwieser Professor of Social Science at Columbia University.