Work in a modern society : the German historical experience in comparative perspective / edited by Jürgen Kocka.

Contributor(s): Kocka, JürgenMaterial type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooksNew German historical perspectives: v. 3.Publisher: New York : Berghahn Books, 2010Description: 1 online resource (221 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781845457976; 1845457978Subject(s): Work -- Social aspects -- Europe -- History | Labor -- Germany -- History | Labor -- Europe -- History | Work -- Social aspects -- Germany -- Historiography | Work -- Social aspects -- Europe -- Historiography | Work -- Social aspects -- Germany -- HistoryAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Work in a modern society.DDC classification: 306.3/60943 LOC classification: HD6957.G3 | W67 2010Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Work as a problem in European history / Jürgen Kocka -- Discourses on work and labour in fifteenth- and sixteenth-century Germany / Josef Ehmer -- Beginnings of the anthropology of work : nineteenth-century social scientists and their influence on ethnography / Gerd Spittler -- The vision(s) of work in the nineteenth-century German labour movement / Thomas Welskopp -- Work in gender, gender in work : the German case in comparative perspective / Karin Hausen -- Trust as work / Ute Frevert -- Soldiering and working : almost the same? Reviewing practices in industry and the military in twentieth-century contexts / Alf Lüdtke -- Forced labour in the Second World War : the German case and responsibility / Klaus Tenfelde -- Work, Max Weber, Confucianism : the Confucian ethic and the spirit of Japanese capitalism / Sebastian Conrad -- What is global labour history good for? / Andreas Eckert.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-213) and index.

Work as a problem in European history / Jürgen Kocka -- Discourses on work and labour in fifteenth- and sixteenth-century Germany / Josef Ehmer -- Beginnings of the anthropology of work : nineteenth-century social scientists and their influence on ethnography / Gerd Spittler -- The vision(s) of work in the nineteenth-century German labour movement / Thomas Welskopp -- Work in gender, gender in work : the German case in comparative perspective / Karin Hausen -- Trust as work / Ute Frevert -- Soldiering and working : almost the same? Reviewing practices in industry and the military in twentieth-century contexts / Alf Lüdtke -- Forced labour in the Second World War : the German case and responsibility / Klaus Tenfelde -- Work, Max Weber, Confucianism : the Confucian ethic and the spirit of Japanese capitalism / Sebastian Conrad -- What is global labour history good for? / Andreas Eckert.

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Jürgen Kocka taught Social History at the University of Bielefeld for many years, after which he was appointed Professor of History of the Industrial World at the Free University of Berlin and Research Professor at Berlin Social Science Research Centre (WZB). He has published widely in the field of Modern History, particularly Social and Economic History of Europe, 18th-20th centuries. His publications in the English language include Facing Total War. German Society 1914-1918 (Berg, 1984), Industrial Culture and Bourgeois Society. Business, Labor, and Bureaucracy in Modern Germany (Berghahn, 1999), Civil Society and Dictatorship in Modern German History (University Press of New England, 2010) and Comparative and Transnational History. Central European Approaches and New Perspectives (Berghahn 2009, edited together with Heinz-Gerhard Haupt).

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