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Breaking the Machines, Building the Color Line, and Immobilizing Mobile Labor

John Weber

in From South Texas To the Nation: The Exploitation of Mexican Labor in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625232
eISBN:
9781469625256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625232.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the ways in which the new farm elite sought to shape South Texas according to their interests. Newcomer farmers dismantled older political structures and established a strictly ... More


Managing Culture

Veronica Hope Hailey

in Strategic Human Resource Management: Corporate Rhetoric and Human Reality

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198782049
eISBN:
9780191695421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198782049.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Strategy

This chapter describes the different approaches taken by two companies (Glaxo Pharmaceuticals UK and Hewlett Packard) to managing culture. Despite the difference in approach, both organizations ... More


Authoritarian Legacies and Democratic Coalitions in Korea and Taiwan

in Militants or Partisans: Labor Unions and Democratic Politics in Korea and Taiwan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804775373
eISBN:
9780804781749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804775373.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the historical legacies of authoritarian labor control and the political conditions for labor unions in Korea and Taiwan in the pre-1987 period. It investigates how ... More


Ownership, Management, and Labor Discipline

Yun Wen

in The Huawei Model: The Rise of China's Technology Giant

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043437
eISBN:
9780252052316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043437.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines Huawei’s ownership structure and its controversial managerial and labor policies. Huawei’s experiments in designing its employee-shareholding ownership structure can be viewed a ... More


Hanley and the Pottery Industry

Marc W. Steinberg

in England's Great Transformation: "Law, Labor, and the Industrial Revolution"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226329819
eISBN:
9780226330013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226330013.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter is an in-depth study of how employers in Hanley in the Potteries district in Staffordshire became routinely reliant on master and servant laws for labor control. It focuses particularly ... More


Redditch, Commercial Agriculture, Needle Manufacturing, and Small-Town Justice

Marc W. Steinberg

in England's Great Transformation: "Law, Labor, and the Industrial Revolution"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226329819
eISBN:
9780226330013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226330013.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter presents a detailed study of how employers in Redditch used the local magistrates’ court in both needlemaking and farming for labor control. Redditch was an important market town south ... More


Conclusion

Marc W. Steinberg

in England's Great Transformation: "Law, Labor, and the Industrial Revolution"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226329819
eISBN:
9780226330013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226330013.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The conclusion returns first to the specific questions that motivated this study, then briefly addresses the question of class formation that was not the object of this work, and finally turns to ... More


Globalization Lived Locally: A Labour Geography Perspective

Neethi P.

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199463626
eISBN:
9780199086863
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463626.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book concerns the broad theme of globalization and labour, particularly female labour, and applies the ‘labour geography’ approach to examine contemporary forms of labour control, conflict, and ... More


From Whips to Wages: From Coercive to Incentive-Driven Labor

Jennie Jeppesen

in Frontiers of Labor: Comparative Histories of the United States and Australia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041839
eISBN:
9780252050503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041839.003.0006
Subject:
History, Economic History

One might perhaps not expect to find many similarities between labor in Virginia 1660-1750 and in New South Wales 1800-1840. However, there was a crucial unfree white labor stream that fed both ... More


Hull and the Fishing Trade

Marc W. Steinberg

in England's Great Transformation: "Law, Labor, and the Industrial Revolution"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226329819
eISBN:
9780226330013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226330013.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter presents a detailed study of how owners of the burgeoning fish trawling industry in Hull relied on apprentices and prosecutions using master and servant law to discipline them. Fish ... More


Beware of the Communists: Political Policing and Labor Control

in Brazil's Steel City: Developmentalism, Strategic Power, and Industrial Relations in Volta Redonda, 1941-1964

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771689
eISBN:
9780804775809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771689.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the role of Brazil's state institutions in controlling labor at the National Steel Company (Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional; CSN) during the 1940s. It considers two instruments ... More


A Case of an Electronics Firm and the Involvement of the Church

Neethi P.

in Globalization Lived Locally: A Labour Geography Perspective

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199463626
eISBN:
9780199086863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463626.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter is a case study of a prominent electronics manufacturer in Kerala. It illuminates an approach to labour studies which focuses on ‘local labour control regimes’. This approach provides an ... More


Discipline but Not Punish:: The Law and Labor Control at Sea, 1790–1861

Matthew Taylor Raffety

in The Republic Afloat: Law, Honor, and Citizenship in Maritime America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226924007
eISBN:
9780226924014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226924014.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In the early days of America, officers on merchant vessels had to contend not only with often “saucy” and sometimes mutinous seamen, but also with the increasing legislative and judicial limits on ... More


Capital and the Shifting Nature of Social Control

James Wolfinger

in Running the Rails: Capital and Labor in the Philadelphia Transit Industry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702402
eISBN:
9781501704239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702402.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter states the book's aim to explore capital's quest to control labor over nearly a century. Beginning in the 1880s and ending in the 1960s, it tells a tale of workers and ... More


A Concluding Note

Neethi P.

in Globalization Lived Locally: A Labour Geography Perspective

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199463626
eISBN:
9780199086863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463626.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The concluding chapter starts with a conceptual reprise and then moves on to the insights from this journey, by holding a detailed discussion on the aspects of labour control and labour responses ... More


Work

in Frontier Goiás, 1822–1889

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751797
eISBN:
9780804767743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751797.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the types of work and efforts at labor mobilization and control in Goiás, Brazil. It explains that the lack of suitability of the “national worker” for a modern Brazil was a ... More


Genes and Disease on the U.S.-Mexico Borderx: The Science of State Formation in Diabetes Research

Michael J. Montoya

in Making the Mexican Diabetic: Race, Science, and the Genetics of Inequality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520267305
eISBN:
9780520949003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267305.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter characterizes the complex data-gathering research practices in El Camino and the meaning systems which Carl and his field staff use to explain their work, arguing that the social ... More


The State and the Cēri

Rupa Viswanath

in The Pariah Problem: Caste, Religion, and the Social in Modern India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163064
eISBN:
9780231537506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163064.003.0004
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter presents collector J. H. A. Tremenheere’s “Note on the Pariahs of Chingleput” to chart the emergence of the Pariahs as a problem for the state, and discuss the response of the government ... More


Southern Fried: Globalization and Immigrant Transformations

Angela Stuesse

in Scratching Out a Living: "Latinos, Race, and Work in the Deep South"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520287204
eISBN:
9780520962392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520287204.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter describes the U.S. poultry industry, which harnesses globalization's technologies and neoliberalism's labor-control strategies. Since eight of the top ten poultry-producing ... More


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