Blood, sweat, and fear : violence at work in the North American auto industry, 1960-80 (Book, 2017) []
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Blood, sweat, and fear : violence at work in the North American auto industry, 1960-80

Blood, sweat, and fear : violence at work in the North American auto industry, 1960-80

Author: Jeremy Milloy
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Going postal. We think of the rogue employee who snaps. But in Blood, Sweat, and Fear, Jeremy Milloy demonstrates that workplace violence never occurs in isolation. Using violence as a lens, he provides fresh and original insights into the everyday workings of capitalism, class conflict, race, and gender in the United States and Canada of the late twentieth century, bringing historical perspective to contemporary  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Milloy
ISBN: 9780774834537 0774834536
OCLC Number: 1012227179
Awards: Winner of The Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot Award, The Society of Automotive Historians 2018 (United States)
Description: x, 216 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: 1 Dripping with Blood and Dirt: Confronting the History of Workplace Violence under Capitalism2 Fights and Knifings Are Becoming Quite Commonplace: Dodge Main, 1965-803 The Way Boys and Men Took Care of Business: Windsor Chrysler Plants4 The Constant Companion of All That Earn Their Living Here: Workers, Unions, and Management Respond5 Chrysler Pulled the Trigger: The Courts and the Press6 Out of the Back Streets and into the Workplace: The Discovery of Workplace Violence in the 1980s and 1990sNotes; Bibliography; Index
Responsibility: Jeremy Milloy.


The first full-length historical exploration of individual violence in the automotive industry, Blood, Sweat, and Fear taps the class, race, and gendered roots of the workplace as battleground.  Read more...


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Blood, Sweat And Fear is fresh, unpredictable and candid ... Milloy's research is meticulous. He examines why people do what we do -- Holly Doan * Blacklock's Reporter *

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