All the Livelong Day

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

Barbara Garson - Author

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ISBN 9780140234916 | 288 pages | 01 Apr 1994 | Penguin | 5.23 x 7.63in | 18 - AND UP
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"Ranks with some of the best work ever done on labor in the United States."—The Village Voice.
Foreword: Whistle While You Work

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

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

3. Paper
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

Conclusion: It Could Be Different

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