By M. Borges, S. Torres
Corporation cities first seemed in Europe and North the United States with the commercial revolution and the growth of capital to frontier societies, colonies, and new countries. Their universal function was once the measure of corporation regulate and supervision, attaining past the place of work into staff' inner most and social lives. significant websites of city experimentation, paternalism, and welfare practices, corporation cities have been additionally contested terrain of negotiations and confrontations among capital and hard work. taking a look at historic and modern examples from Europe, the Americas, Africa, and Asia, this ebook explores corporation cities' international achieve and suppleness to varied geographical, political, and cultural contexts.
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Extra info for Company Towns: Labor, Space, and Power Relations across Time and Continents
59. 60. 61. 62. 63. 64. 65. 66. 67. 68. ● Marcelo J. Borges and Susana B. Torres Crespo, “Madres, esposas, reinas: Petróleo, mujeres y nacionalismo en Comodoro Rivadavia durante los años del primer peronismo,” in Cuando las mujeres reinaban: Belleza, virtud y poder en la Argentina del siglo XX, ed. Mirta Zaida Lobato (Buenos Aires: Editorial Biblos, 2005), 143–74. See also Chapters 5 and 6 of this book. Blair Kling, “Paternalism in Indian Labor: The Tata Iron and Steel Company of Jamshedpur,” International Labor and Working-Class History 53 (Spring 1998): 76.
Marcelo J. Borges and Susana B. ). Lopes, “Fábrica e vila operária,” 59–62, 85–7. For other cases, see Aurora Gómez-Galvarriato, “From Company Towns to Union Towns: Textile Workers and the Revolutionary State in Mexico,” in Company Towns in the Americas, 45–67; Crawford, Building the Working Man’s Paradise, 202–5. Ciuffetti, Casa e lavoro, 111–47; José Babiano Mora, Paternalismo industrial y disciplina fabril en España, 1938–1958 (Madrid: Consejo Económico y Social, 1998); Fernando Peña Rambla, “Paternalismo y control social en la industria franquista: La empresa Segarra de la Vall d’Uixó,” Sociología del Trabajo 34 (1998): 109–32.
In colonial, Company Towns ● 23 neocolonial, and enclave contexts, where a clear division between white and nonwhite women was the norm, company authorities valued the role of women of European descent of the managerial and technical elite as cultural models. Their mission went beyond the confines of the corporate enclave. 95 Management’s plan of fostering domesticity in order to promote stability and avoid conflicts between labor and capital did not always go as planned. Examples from company towns around the world show how the need to provide for a family added further incentives for workers’ actions.