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The capitalist labour process: concepts and connections

Thompson, P. (2010) The capitalist labour process: concepts and connections. Capital and Class, 34.1 (100). pp. 7-14. ISSN 0309-8168

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Abstract

The Conference of Socialist Economists (CSE) and Capital & Class were central in creating the conditions for a labour process debate. However, while the journal has continued to publish some articles on labour process issues, the debate has become associated primarily with the annual International Labour Process Conference. This article explores shifts in the nature and focus of debates, emphasizing continuity between the traditions as well as change. By contrasting early attempts in the journal to uncover 'immanent laws'of the capitalist labour process to more recent writings on core theory, contemporary trends in labour power and capitalist political economy are outlined and evaluated.

Item type: Article
ID code: 15366
Keywords: labour process theory, political economy, labourpower., Sociology, Sociology and Political Science, Economics and Econometrics, History
Subjects: Social Sciences > Sociology
Department: Strathclyde Business School > Human Resource Management
Depositing user: Professor Paul Thompson
Date Deposited: 04 Feb 2010 10:47
Last modified: 21 May 2015 11:22
URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/15366

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