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Nowotny - Chapter 04

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Buy and Download Description In the wake of the Industrial Revolution the workplace has become a technological environment characterized by the presence of machines and other artifacts. Starting at the end of the nineteenth century, this feature of industrial spaces, and the worker's world more generally, spread to other areas of work, and to other sectors of the economy in Western capitalist societies. My research into office work and into the world of employees has been aimed at understanding the social, technological, and social changes that occurred in French offices starting in the 1890s. These changes took place in a context that was heavily influenced by the American model governing the rationalization of administrative work. A transformation contemporary to these others was the feminization of both the social group of office workers and the administrative tasks themselves, a development that is common to all of the Western capitalist economies and that seems to be irreversible. In the wake of the Industrial Revolution the workplace has become a technological environment characterized by the presence of machines and other artifacts. Starting at the end of the nineteenth century, this feature of industrial spaces, and the
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