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The Extended Case Method: Four Countries, Four Decades, Four Great Transformations, and One Theoretical Tradition
In this remarkable collection of essays, Michael Burawoy develops the extended case method by connecting his own experiences among workers of the world to the great transformations of the twentieth century—the rise and fall of the Soviet Union and its satellites, the reconstruction of U.S. capitalism, and the African transition to post-colonialism in Zambia. Burawoy's odys ...more
Paperback, 360 pages
Published May 27th 2009 by University of California Press
(first published January 1st 2009)
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Michael Burawoy has been a participant observer of industrial workplaces in four countries: Zambia, United States, Hungary and Russia. In his different projects he has tried to illuminate -- from the standpoint of the working class -- postcolonialism, the organization of consent to capitalism, the peculiar forms of class consciousness and work organization in state socialism, and, finally, the dil ...moreMore about Michael Burawoy...