Making Capitalism Safe

Making Capitalism Safe : Workplace Safety and Health Regulation in America, 1880-1940

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Product details

  • Hardback | 296 pages
  • 160.02 x 228.6 x 30.48mm | 635.03g
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • 12 photographs; 5 tables
  • 0252034821
  • 9780252034824
  • 2,000,548

About Donald W. Rogers

Donald W. Rogers is an instructor in history at Central Connecticut State University and the editor of Voting and the Spirit of American Democracy: Essays on the History of Voting and Voting Rights in America.show more

Review quote

"A first-rate political and legal history. . . . Recommended."--Choiceshow more

Table of contents

Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. From Common Law to Factory Laws; 2. The Administrative Transformation of Work Safety and Health Law; 3. Selling the Safety Spirit; 4. The First Safety Codes; 5. The Club of the Law; 6. Politics and Work Safety Education in the Interwar Economy; 7. The Technocrats Take Command; 8. The Limits of Law Enforcement; 9. The Troubled Campaign against Occupational Disease; Epilogue: The Road to OSHA; Appendix; Notes; Bibliography; Indexshow more