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Division of labor, a political perspective

by Elliott A. Krause

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Division of labor.,
  • Working class.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementElliott A. Krause.
    SeriesContributions in labor history, no. 12
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD51 .K72 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 203 p. ;
    Number of Pages203
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4261275M
    ISBN 100313231621
    LC Control Number81006971

    Division of labor combines specialization and the partition of a complex production task into several, or many, sub-tasks. Its importance in economics lies in the fact that a given number of workers can produce far more output using division of labor compared to the same number of workers each working alone. Interestingly, this is true [ ]. Even many of the so-called social issues are ultimately questions of the division of labor, for instance within marriage and family life, where changing attitudes toward sex (gender is a.

    Division of Labor. Durkheim's concept of the division of labor focused on the shift in societies from a simple society to one that is more complex. He argued that traditional societies were made. the social division of labor. • What causes the division of labor? Durkheim argues that it is is not explained by the utilitarian pursuit of happiness; individual egoism is a product of social differentiation, not its cause. Suicide statistics suggest that the division of labor does not automatically lead to an increase in human happiness.

      The division of labor in traditional families constrains women's opportunities and freedoms in the wider society. Let us consider each of these three arguments in turn. The family is a political institution. Traditional views of the family often treat it as a pre-political or as a non-political . Regardless of political perspective, readers will find much to mull over here. Library Journal As a polyvocal chronicle, critique, and catalyst at the intersections between global and local Indigenous politics, Kanaka Maoli scholar J. Kēhaulani Kauanui’s collection is a reinvigorating contribution that limns the ongoing importance of the.


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The best-known advocates of the labor theory were Adam Smith. According to the conflict perspective on gender stratification, A. family life suffers when changes in gender roles occur. B. gender stratification can be explained using the human capital model.

C. the traditional division of labor between men and women is natural and inevitable.Work and Politics develops a historical and comparative sociology of workplace relations in industrial capitalist societies.

Professor Sabel argues that the system of mass production using specialized machines and mostly unskilled workers was the result of the distribution of power and wealth in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Great Britain and the United States, not of an inexorable logic.The Division of Labor in Society was a seminal contribution to the sociology of law and morality, and remains a sociological "classic" by any standards.

By the same standards, however, it also contains undeniable shortcomings which have limited its appeal to modern sociologists.