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Author Varano, Charles S., 1957-

Title Forced choices : class, community, and worker ownership / Charles S. Varano.

Published Albany : State University of New York Press, c1999.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Store  Q44411    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiii, 396 p. : map ; 25 cm.
Series SUNY series in the sociology of work and organizations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 377-385) and index.
Contents Pt. I. Introduction -- Weirton: The Place and Its People. 1. Worker Ownership and Class in America -- Pt. II. Historical Antecedents. 2. Forced Choices I: Company Town. 3. Forced Choices II: "Buy It or Lose It" -- Pt. III. Workers by Day. 4. Forced Choices III: Employee Participation. 5. A Fragile Trust: The Normative Order of Employee Participation -- Pt. IV. Owners By Night. 6. Class and Worker Ownership. 7. The Moral Economy of Worker Ownership. 8. The Struggle for Control. 9. Conclusion.
Subject Weirton Steel Corporation.
Employee ownership -- West Virginia -- Weirton.
Steel industry and trade -- West Virginia -- Weirton.
Weirton (W. Va.)
ISBN 0791441814 (hc. : alk. paper)
0791441822 (pbk. : alk. paper)