Managing Modern Capitalism: Industrial Renewal and Workplace Democracy in the United States and Western Europe


The development of the welfare state has been accompanied by greater freedoms being granted to workers in industrialized capitalist countries. The themes of this volume concern how governments, trade unions, and workers have acted to promote economic growth and economic accountability with active industrial or worker self-management policies. The key dimensions of economic, social, and political change in the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, and Sweden are analyzed in the book's essays--focusing on workplace reforms and economic management in a variety of national settings.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • John Logue
  • Bernt Schiller
  • M. Donald Hancock
  • Sabine Erbès-seguin
  • Seth Borgos
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 1991


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