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Labor and Monopoly Capital: The Degradation of Work in the Twentieth… (1974)

by Harry Braverman

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This widely acclaimed book, first published in 1974, was a classic from its first day in print. Written in a direct, inviting way by Harry Braverman, whose years as an industrial worker gave him rich personal insight into work, Labor and Monopoly Capital overturned the reigning ideologies of academic sociology. This new edition features an introduction by John Bellamy Foster that sets the work in historical and theoretical context, as well as two rare articles by Braverman, "The Degradation of Work in the Twentieth Century" (1975) and "Two Comments" (1976), that add much to our understanding of the book.… (more)
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As a blue collar worker, this book is blowing my fucking mind.
  mitchtroutman | Jun 14, 2020 |
The marxian labor economics book to read if you're reading only one. ( )
  szarka | Nov 25, 2005 |
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Bellamy Foster, JohnIntroductionsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Sweezy, Paul M.Forewordsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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This widely acclaimed book, first published in 1974, was a classic from its first day in print. Written in a direct, inviting way by Harry Braverman, whose years as an industrial worker gave him rich personal insight into work, Labor and Monopoly Capital overturned the reigning ideologies of academic sociology. This new edition features an introduction by John Bellamy Foster that sets the work in historical and theoretical context, as well as two rare articles by Braverman, "The Degradation of Work in the Twentieth Century" (1975) and "Two Comments" (1976), that add much to our understanding of the book.

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