Developing Neo-Fordism: A Comparative Perspective

  title={Developing Neo-Fordism: A Comparative Perspective},
  author={Heidi Gottfried},
  journal={Critical Sociology},
  pages={39 - 70}
  • H. Gottfried
  • Published 1 October 1995
  • Economics
  • Critical Sociology
The current social reorganization of production centers around a move toward greater flexibilization in the workplace and the casualization of the labor force. As was true for prior changes in labor law, the degree and nature of legislative initiatives reflect the strength of competing interests between capital and labor in the policy arena. By detailing both how some states have been historically more or less proactive and how labor has been more or less successful in shaping the process, this… 

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