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The Resource "Labor is not a commodity!" : the movement to shorten the workday in late nineteenth-century Berlin and New York, Philipp Reick

"Labor is not a commodity!" : the movement to shorten the workday in late nineteenth-century Berlin and New York, Philipp Reick

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"Labor is not a commodity!" : the movement to shorten the workday in late nineteenth-century Berlin and New York
Title
"Labor is not a commodity!"
Title remainder
the movement to shorten the workday in late nineteenth-century Berlin and New York
Statement of responsibility
Philipp Reick
Title variation
Movement to shorten the workday in late nineteenth-century Berlin and New York
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Language
eng
Summary
"The past decades witnessed a powerful return of struggles against what economic historian Karl Polanyi termed the commodification of social life. This book explores how organized workers in two metropolises of the late nineteenth century responded to the commodification of labor. In doing so, it reveals a striking continuity in collective opposition against the unfettered power of free markets. Drawing on contemporary feminist revisions of Polanyian thought, this book illustrates the ambiguous potential of movements for social protection"--
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Reick, Philipp
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
North American studies
Series volume
volume 37
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  • Hours of labor
  • Hours of labor
  • Labor movement
  • Labor movement
  • Labor unions
  • Labor unions
  • Commodification
  • Commodification
  • Working class
  • Working class
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"Labor is not a commodity!" : the movement to shorten the workday in late nineteenth-century Berlin and New York, Philipp Reick
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Publication
Note
Originally presented as the author's thesis (doctoral)-- Freie Universität Berlin
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 212-233) and indexes
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Theory and methods -- Market: the commodification of work and the birth of organized labor -- Polity: shorter hours and the struggle for equality -- Society: shorter hours and the struggle for human rights -- Economy: shorter hours and the struggle for redistribution -- Gender: shorter hours and the protection of female labor -- The past and present of commodification
Control code
ocn968686869
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
237 pages
Isbn
9783593506272
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)968686869
Label
"Labor is not a commodity!" : the movement to shorten the workday in late nineteenth-century Berlin and New York, Philipp Reick
Publication
Note
Originally presented as the author's thesis (doctoral)-- Freie Universität Berlin
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 212-233) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Theory and methods -- Market: the commodification of work and the birth of organized labor -- Polity: shorter hours and the struggle for equality -- Society: shorter hours and the struggle for human rights -- Economy: shorter hours and the struggle for redistribution -- Gender: shorter hours and the protection of female labor -- The past and present of commodification
Control code
ocn968686869
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
237 pages
Isbn
9783593506272
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)968686869

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