All the Livelong Day

All the Livelong Day

The Meaning and Demeaning of Routine Work, Revised and Updated Edition

Format
Paperback
Price
$16.00
 
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780140234916
  • 288 Pages
  • Penguin Books
  • Adult

Overview

“Ranks with some of the best work ever done on labor in the United States.”—The Village Voice.

Table of Contents

Foreword: Whistle While You Work

1. Charlie Chaplin Factories
Ping-Pong
Tuna Fish
Lip Gloss
Unions: Organizing and Demoralizing

2. Progress
Lordstown
Lumber: A Means to an End
Mink and Medicine
Division of Labor/Division of Laborers

3. Paper
Clerical
Typing at the Kennel Club

4. Computers: Back to the Future
The Supervisor Inside the Machine
Blue Shield: “Your Claim Is Being Processed”
Quotas: What’s Countable May Not Be What Counts
Use My Real Name—Elayne—and Spell it with a Y
Isolation
Resistance

Conclusion: It Could Be Different

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