All The Livelong Day: The Meaning And Demeaning Of Routine Work, Revised And Updated Edition

Paperback | April 1, 1994

byBarbara Garson

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"Ranks with some of the best work ever done on labor in the United States."—The Village Voice.

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"Ranks with some of the best work ever done on labor in the United States."—The Village Voice.

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"Ranks with some of the best work ever done on labor in the United States."—The Village Voice.

Barbara Garson is a journalist and playwright. She has written for numerous publications, including The New York Times, Harper's, and Newsweek. She has received a Guggenheim fellowship, NEA fellowships, and a National Press Club citation. She lives in New York City.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 7.7 × 5.1 × 0.7 inPublished:April 1, 1994Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group

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ISBN - 10:0140234918

ISBN - 13:9780140234916

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Table of Contents

Foreword: Whistle While You Work

1. Charlie Chaplin Factories
Ping-Pong
Tuna Fish
Lip Gloss
Unions: Organizing and Demoralizing

2. Progress
Lordstown
Lumber: A Means to an End
Mink and Medicine
Division of Labor/Division of Laborers

3. Paper
Clerical
Typing at the Kennel Club

4. Computers: Back to the Future
The Supervisor Inside the Machine
Blue Shield: "Your Claim Is Being Processed"
Quotas: What's Countable May Not Be What Counts
Use My Real Name—Elayne—and Spell it with a Y
Isolation
Resistance

Conclusion: It Could Be Different