Just the Working Life: Opposition and Accommodation in Daily Industrial Life
Based on interviews with workers at a chemical factory, this study elicits perceptions of authority relations at work and provides information on the degree to which people see these relations as legitimate. The employees discuss safety, self-fulfillment and resistance to authority.
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