Karl Marx and the Satanic Mills: Factory Politics Under Early Capitalism in England, the United States, and Russia

@article{Burawoy1984KarlMA,
  title={Karl Marx and the Satanic Mills: Factory Politics Under Early Capitalism in England, the United States, and Russia},
  author={M. Burawoy},
  journal={American Journal of Sociology},
  year={1984},
  volume={90},
  pages={247 - 282}
}
  • M. Burawoy
  • Published 1984
  • Economics
  • American Journal of Sociology
  • This paper sets out from a theoretical paradox in Marx's analysis of capitalism: that the working class is the victim of the logic of capitalism: that the working class is the victim of the logic of capitalism and at the same time os supposed to rise up against that logic. Traditional resolutions of this paradox are inadequate; the resolution proposed here involves the distinction within the sphere of production between the labor process and the factory regime. By a series of comparisons of… CONTINUE READING
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