Alternative Work Organizations

Hardcover | October 16, 2012

EditorMaurizio Atzeni

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That workers cannot run production is a myth that experiences of the labor movement worldwide have contributed to demystify. Workers can take control of their factories, reverting assumptions about property, management, work organization and wages. This book analyzes the challenges and questions alternative forms of work presents to workers.

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That workers cannot run production is a myth that experiences of the labor movement worldwide have contributed to demystify. Workers can take control of their factories, reverting assumptions about property, management, work organization and wages. This book analyzes the challenges and questions alternative forms of work presents to wo...

MAURIZIO ATZENI is a lecturer in Labour and Industrial Relations in the School of Business and Economics at Loughborough University, UK.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:224 pages, 9.58 × 5.72 × 0.78 inPublished:October 16, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230241409

ISBN - 13:9780230241404

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Table of Contents

List of Tables
List of Figures
Preface/Acknowledgements
Notes on Contributors
An Introduction to Theoretical Issues; M.Atzeni
Factory Occupation, Worker Cooperatives and Alternative Production: Lessons from Britain in the 1970s; A.Tuckman
Going Underground: Worker Ownership and Control at Tower Colliery; R.Smith, L.Arthur, M.S.Cato & T.Keenoy
Workers Participation in a Globalized Market, Reflections on and from Mondragon; J.Azkarraga, G.Cheney & A.Udaondo
Democracy and Solidarity: A Study of Venezuelan Cooperatives; C.P.Harnecker
From Managed Employees to Self-Managed Workers:The Transformations of Labour at Argentina's Worker-Recuperated Enterprises; M.Vieta
Institutional Analysis and Collective Mobilisation in a Comparative Assessment of Two Cooperatives in India; A.Hammer
Self-help Groups in Nairobi: Welfare Strategies or Alternative Work Organizations?; M.Ghielmi
End Notes
Bibliography
Index