Labor And Politics In The U.s. Postal Service by Vern K. BaxterLabor And Politics In The U.s. Postal Service by Vern K. Baxter

Labor And Politics In The U.s. Postal Service

byVern K. Baxter

Hardcover | October 31, 1994

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This informative work critically examines the political and economic causes of change in the U.S. Post Office while vividly revealing the problematic nature of work in contemporary organizations. Vern K. Baxter presents an in-depth case study, addressing the important theoretical issues related to employment, industry restructuring, technology, and the political process of change. The volume will be invaluable for researchers and professionals interested in the sociology of work and organizations and in public administration.
Title:Labor And Politics In The U.s. Postal ServiceFormat:HardcoverDimensions:286 pagesPublished:October 31, 1994Publisher:Springer US

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ISBN - 10:0306447533

ISBN - 13:9780306447532

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Table of Contents

Labor and Politics in the U.S. Post Office. Social Theory and the Problem of Postal Reorganization. The Post Office and Society. Class Conflict and Postal Reorganization. The Process of Postal Reorganization. The Postal Corporation. The Mechanization of Mail Processing. The Automation of Mail Processing. The Impact of Automation in the Post Office. Workplace Violence in the Post Office. Labor Relations in the Postal Corporation. The Importance of Postal Reorganization. Appendix. Index.