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Factory and community in Stalin's Russia : the making of an industrial working class

Author: Kenneth M Straus
Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©1997.
Series: Series in Russian and East European studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Straus argues that the keys for interpreting Stalinism lie in occupational specialization, on the one hand, and community organization, on the other. He focuses on the daily life (byt) of the new Soviet workers in the factory and community, arguing that the most significant new trends saw peasants becoming open hearth steel workers, housewives becoming auto assembly line workers and machine operatives, and youth
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Straus, Kenneth M., 1952-
Factory and community in Stalin's Russia.
Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©1997
(OCoLC)651940350
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth M Straus
ISBN: 9780822985846 0822985845 0822940485 9780822940487
OCLC Number: 1052814491
Notes: "A Prologue edition"--Back cover.
Description: xiv, 355 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: From revolutionary Russian proletariat to quiescent Soviet working class --
Moscow's proletarian district and the hammer and sickle steel plant --
Recruiting workers : the labor market turned upside down --
Attaching workers : the stick, the carrot, and the labor market --
Training workers : from apprenticeship to mass methods --
R-r-r-r-revolutionary shock work and socialist competition --
The factory as social melting pot --
The factory as community organizer --
The red directors transform Soviet industrial relations --
The making of the new Soviet working class.
Series Title: Series in Russian and East European studies.
Responsibility: Kenneth M. Straus.

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Weaves together many threads in Russian social history to develop a new theory of working-class formation in the years of Stalin's First Five Year Plan. In so doing, Kenneth Straus suggests new  Read more...

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