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Industrial democracy

Webb, Sidney and Webb, Beatrice (1897) Industrial democracy. Longmans, Green & Co., London, New York and Bombay.

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Abstract

CONTENTS OF VOLUME I: PART I: TRADE UNION STRUCTURE - Chapter I: Primitive Democracy. Chapter II: Representative Institutions. Chapter III: The Unit of Government. Chapter IV: Interunion Relations. PART II: TRADE UNION FUNCTION - Chapter I: Introduction. The Method of Mutual Insurance. Chapter II: The Method of Collective Bargaining. Chapter III: Arbitration. Chapter IV: The Method of Legal Enactment. Chapter V: The Standard Rate. Chapter VI: The Normal Day. Chapter VII: Sanitation and Safety. Chapter VIII: New Processes and Machinery. Chapter IX: Continuity of Employment. CONTENTS OF VOLUME II: PART II (continued) - Chapter X: The Entrance to a Trade. (a) Apprenticeship; (b) The Limitation of Boy-Labor; (c) Progression with in the Trade; (d) The Exclusion of Women. Chapter XI: The Right to a Trade. Chapter XII: The Implications of Trade Unionism. Chapter XIII: The Assumptions of Trade Unionism. PART III: TRADE UNION THEORY - Chapter I: The Verdict of the Economists. Chapter II: The Higgling of the Market. Chapter III: The Economic Characteristics of Trade Unionism. (a) The Device of Restriction of Numbers; (b) The Device of the Common Rule; (c) The Effect of the Sectional Application of the Common Rule on the Distribution of Industry; (d) Parasitic Trades; (e) The National Minimum; (f) The Unemployable; (g) Summary of the Economic Characteristics of the Device of the Common Rule; (h) Trade Union Methods. Chapter IV: Trade Unionism and Democracy. APPENDICES: I. The Legal Position of Collective Bargaining in England. II. The Bearing of Industrial Parasitism and the Policy of a National Minimum on the Free Trade Controversy. III. Some Statistics bearing on the Relative Movements of the Marriage and Birth-rates,Pauperism, Wages, and the Price of Wheat. IV. A Supplement to the Bibliography of Trade Unionism

Item Type: Book
Additional Information: Published in two volumes across three parts: Part I: Trade union structure; Part II: Trade union function; Part III: Trade union theory.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Date Deposited: 27 Jul 2012 13:39
Last Modified: 05 May 2017 15:05
URI: http://webbs.library.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/380

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