Company Towns: Labor, Space, and Power Relations across Time by M. Borges,S. Torres

By M. Borges,S. Torres

corporation cities first seemed in Europe and North the US with the economic revolution and the growth of capital to frontier societies, colonies, and new countries. Their universal characteristic was once the measure of corporation keep watch over and supervision, achieving past the office into employees' deepest 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 exertions. taking a look at old and modern examples from Europe, the Americas, Africa, and Asia, this e-book explores corporation cities' international succeed in and suppleness to diversified geographical, political, and cultural contexts.

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