Labor and monopoly capital: the degradation of work in the twentieth century

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Monthly Review Press, 1974 - Business & Economics - 465 pages
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Studies the development and current status of labor and production processes in capitalist society and changes in the occupational structure and composition of the working class. Bibliogs

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Harry Braverman's masterpiece. If you have ever wondered why your work is not giving the satisfaction it should, you will find out why. Does not matter whether you are white collar/blue collar or laborer or a knowledge worker, this book would have the answer. Absolutely must read. Read full review

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I was assigned to read this book for a class in Marxism. I expected it to be as dry as toast but was pleasantly surprised to find the book not just readable but riveting. Read full review

Contents

Labor and Management
43
Labor and Labor Power
45
The Origins of Management
59
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Harry Braverman was director of "Monthly Review Press" at the time of his death in 1976. John Bellamy Foster is associate professor of sociology at the University of Oregon, author of "The Vulnerable Planet", and co-editor of "In Defense of History: Marxism and Postmodern Agenda".