From Alienation to Addiction: Modern American Work in Global Historical Perspective
Routledge, 3 déc. 2015 - 192 pages
Over the past two hundred years, work experiences have changed greatly, causing new issues such as heightened boredom and alienation, but also new levels of obsession with work. This book looks at the modern changes in work, examining global patterns but also special features of the work culture in the United States. For the world, the United States, and also key groups such as women and children, understanding the modern history of work goes a long way toward explaining key issues in the U.S. work culture today.
Analyzing Work as an Experience
Chapter 2 Work in Premodern Societies
Chapter 3 Work and the American Tradition
Chapter 4 The Impact of Industrialization
Chapter 5 Modern Work the American Way
The Young the Old and the Female
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