Making Capitalism Safe: Workplace Safety and Health Regulation in America, 1880-1940 (The Working Class in American History)

Making Capitalism Safe: Workplace Safety and Health Regulation in America, 1880-1940 (The Working Class in American History)

By: Donald W. Rogers (author)Hardback

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About Author

Donald W. Rogers is an instructor in history at Central Connecticut State University and the editor of Voting and the Spirit of American Democracy: Essays on the History of Voting and Voting Rights in America.

Contents

Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. From Common Law to Factory Laws; 2. The Administrative Transformation of Work Safety and Health Law; 3. Selling the Safety Spirit; 4. The First Safety Codes; 5. The Club of the Law; 6. Politics and Work Safety Education in the Interwar Economy; 7. The Technocrats Take Command; 8. The Limits of Law Enforcement; 9. The Troubled Campaign against Occupational Disease; Epilogue: The Road to OSHA; Appendix; Notes; Bibliography; Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/12/2008
  • ISBN13: 9780252034824
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 296
  • ID: 9780252034824
  • weight: 612
  • ISBN10: 0252034821

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