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Author Stearns, Peter N.

Title From alienation to addiction : modern American work in global historical perspective / Peter N. Stearns.

Imprint Boulder : Paradigm Publishers, c2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  331.09 St31f 2008    ---  Available
Description xii, 177 pages; 24 cm.
Series U.S. history in international perspective
U.S. history in international perspective.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : analyzing work as an experience -- Work in premodern societies -- Work and the American tradition -- The impact of industrialization -- Modern work the American way -- Rearranging modern work : the young, the old, and the female -- Global trends in the past half century : the industrialization of the world -- A workaholic nation? the past half century -- Conclusion : work issues in the present and future.
Subject Labor -- United States -- History.
Work -- United States -- History.
Working class -- United States -- History.
Work ethic -- United States -- History.
ISBN 1594515042 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781594515040 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781594515057 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1594515050 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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