Workers' Control
A Reader on Labor and Social Change

Hunnius, Gerry; Garson, G. David; Case, John
Publisher:  Vintage Books, New York, USA
Year Published:  1973
Pages:  493pp   ISBN:  0-394-71862-3
Library of Congress Number:  HD5660.U5H8   Dewey:  331.8
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX7754

Beginning with a push twoard workers' management of the shop and ultimately moving toward control over what is produced, how it is produced and for whom it is produced, workers' control is one of the essential building blocks of a program for social change that would unite the Left and a revitalized labour movement.


Table of Contents

Editors' Note
Foreword: Capitalism and Workers' Self-Management

Part I: The Management of Work: Dissenting Views
1. Living with Automation in Winnipeg
2. The Factory as an Oppressive and Non-Emancipatory Environment
3. Rebellion in American Labour's Rank and File
4. Trade Unionism and Workers' Control

Part II: Beyond Collective Bargaining
5. Beyond Collective Bargaining
6. The Subversion of Collective Bargaining
7. Collective Bargaining and Industrial Democracy
8. A Trade Union Strategy in the Common Market
9. On the Relevance and Future of Workers' Management
10. Industrial Democracy and Recent Union Demands

Part III: Contemporary Models of Worker Participation and Self-Management
11. In Sweden the Byword is Co-operation
12. Industrial Democracy in Sweden
13. Co-Determination in the Federal Republic of Germany
14. Critique of Co-Determination
15. Worker Participation in Israel
16. Workers' Self-Management in Yugoslavia

Part IV: Workers' Control: Strategies for Change
17. Workers' Control is More Than Just That
18. The Debate on Workers' Control
19. Workers' Management: The Intrinsic Issues
20. Workers' Control and the Nixon Economic Programme
21. Is There a "New Working Class

The Politics of Workers' Control: A Review Essay
Notes on Contributors and Sources
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