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The worker in post-industrial capitalism

liberal and radical responses

by Bertram Silverman

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Published by Free Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Working class,
  • Labor economics

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited and with introd. by Bertram Silverman [and] Murray Yanowitch.
    ContributionsYanowitch, Murray, joint comp.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD4854 .S55
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 473 p.
    Number of Pages473
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5421053M
    ISBN 100029287804
    LC Control Number73014431

    Recent press coverage has sent word-of-mouth buzz on Shop Class through the roof, but it really is a book whose time, in our culture, has come. Many cartels The worker in post-industrial capitalism book founded syndicates—organizations that took complete care of the sale of the cartel's products. By the firm had 44, blue-collar workers and some 12, engineers and other white-collar employees, and once quite personal relationships had inevitably become more distant and anonymous. This pressure was applied most directly and strongly to occupied West Germany, with the explicit calculation that if the potentially largest economy in the postwar reconstruction effort developed a competitive market economy, it would spill over into the rest of Western Europewhere the Americans did not have the lever of an occupying power. As the advocates of a scaling back of entitlements and of more generally reducing the public sector through privatization gained ground under the administration of Ronald Reagan, their arguments were also taken up in Europe, first in Britain, where Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher turned them into a program for political action.

    Recent press coverage has sent word-of-mouth buzz on Shop Class through the roof, but it really is a book whose time, in our culture, has come. Peer-to-peer networks, sharing and gift economies for real, not Uberopen-source movements, non-monetary labour exchanges — all of these grow out of the essentially public and democratic nature of knowledge-based production and distribution. It felt alien — almost impossible to do, without the moral power of having a child to look after. Working days became longer.

    As a new, educated, and politicized generation more impassioned by liberalism, social justice, and environmentalism the shift of power into their hands, as a result of their knowledge endowments, is often cited The worker in post-industrial capitalism book a good thing. Overall, the connections that were forged must be seen as part of a slow globalization process that had been going on for several centuries and that the European "scramble for colonies" in the late nineteenth century had accelerated, in the course of which Africa and parts of Asia were carved up between the great powers. A German economist named Werner Sombart seems to have been the first to use it around the turn of the 20th century, with a Marxist theorist and activist named Ernest Mandel popularizing it a half-century later. Those cerebral outlets helped to fuel renewed interest in Marx and critical theory, as well as late capitalism. Pop-scholarly uses of the phrase started showing up in more mainstream publications, soaked up, as though by osmosis, from these publications and thinkers on the far left.


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But by the late s the movement against restrictive practices had gained the upper hand throughout the emerging European economic community. At the end of the twentieth century, industrial capitalism in Europe faced major sociological and attitudinal shifts of this kind, which were reinforced by a major technological change with its own pressures of decentralization and individualization.

Entrepreneurshipwhich is highly valued, generally requires a more advanced education. Its dynamics are profoundly non-capitalist. The gig economy in particular provides plenty of late-capitalist fodder, with investors showering cash on platforms to create cheap services for the rich and lazy and no-benefit jobs for the eager and poor.

Hahnel argues that a participatory economy will return empathy to our purchasing choices. They tended to agree with the liberals that industrial capitalism did not come as a sudden rupture. Some Marxists believe socialism would eventually in turn evolve into communism.

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At the same time The worker in post-industrial capitalism book communication grids vital for everyday work and profit are buzzing with shared knowledge and discontent. Conversely, as cities become a convergence of international ideas, the tertiary and quaternary sector can be expected to grow.

As the advocates of a scaling back of entitlements and of more generally reducing the public sector through privatization gained ground under the administration of Ronald Reagan, their arguments were also taken up in Europe, first in Britain, where Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher turned them into a program for political action.

David Graeber, who is an anarchist as well as an anthropologist, argues that these policies were motivated by The worker in post-industrial capitalism book desire for social control. Hahnel does not address the idea of money, currency, or how consumption rights would be tracked.

The great technological advance of the early 21st century consists not only of new objects and processes, but of old ones made intelligent. The transition from agriculture to industry was, they believed, gradual and indeed passed through an intermediate phase that they termed protoindustrialization.

European interest in the United States was furthermore stimulated by the rise there of the scientific management movement and the fame of one of its apostles, Frederick Taylor. Like the merchant capitalists of the eighteenth century, they are linked to a global network of sales agencies, wholesalers, and retailers who distribute the mass-produced goods to a receptive mass consumer, aided by a proliferating tertiary sector whose specialists are keen to offer their services, be it in leisure and entertainment, financial advice and banking, or the food business.

His name? Yet another group of specialists focused on technological innovation, the decline in disease and infant mortality, or long-distance trade and Europe's expansion overseas as factors behind the socioeconomic changes that had so clearly taken place in Europe around the eighteenth century.

By the eighteenth century these contradictions had in Marx's view become so serious as to trigger a revolution from which a new socioeconomic system, industrial capitalism, was born.

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The participatory economy focuses on the participation of all citizens through the creation of worker councils and consumer councils.

Might there be another narrative? The divergence between the shiny narrative and the mundane reality is now blindingly obvious at least outside the consultancy reports.Praise for Shop Class as Soulcraft “Shop Class as Soulcraft is a beautiful little book about human excellence and the way it is undervalued in contemporary America.”—Francis Fukuyama, New York Times Book Review “ Crawford’s book arrives just as a vague sense of dissatisfaction with the demands and rewards of the modern economy is coalescing into something like a movement.”—.

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