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Law, Institutions, and Labor Control: Theory and History

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/9780226330013.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter offers a synthesis of historical institutionalism and historical materialism in a top-down approach to analyze the place of the law in labor control regimes. The aim is to develop 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


Class Crimes: Master and Servant Laws and Factories Acts in Industrializing Britain and (Ontario) Canada

Eric Tucker and Judy Fudge

in Criminality at Work

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198836995
eISBN:
9780191873867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836995.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter compares the historical development and use of criminal law at work in the United Kingdom and in Ontario, Canada. Specifically, it considers the use of the criminal law both in the ... 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


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

Marc W. Steinberg

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226329819
eISBN:
9780226330013
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226330013.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The broad goal of this book is to combine historical materialism and historical institutionalism through a gendered lens. Both concern how durable social structures construct and maintain asymmetries ... More


A Mere Voluntary Courtesy

Hendrik Hartog

in The Trouble with Minna: A Case of Slavery and Emancipation in the Antebellum North

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640884
eISBN:
9781469640907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640884.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter traces how each of the judges in Force v. Haines dealt with questions of slavery and care raised in the case. It focuses on the longstanding legal problem of who is responsible for the ... More


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