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Soviet labour and industry

Leonard E. Hubbard

Soviet labour and industry

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English


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Statementby Leonard E. Hubbard.
The Physical Object
Paginationxv,315p. ;
Number of Pages315
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13945274M

Labour turnover and absenteeism in industry are discussed and documented for the s and early s in Alex Pravda, ‘Spontaneous workers’ activities in the Soviet Union’, in Arcadius Kahan and Blair A. Ruble (eds), Industrial Labor in the U.S.S.R (New York, Pergamon Press, ) pp. Cited by: 4. Understanding the pattern of postwar slowdown in Soviet productivity growth requires evaluation of the impact of World War II and associated shocks. Continuous productivity series for industry and the whole economy are estimated for the period – The pattern of Soviet productivity growth was highly disturbed; by postwar standards its underlying growth was slow. It is hoped that the book will enhance a more comparative approach to the study of society: not only to bring home to Soviet 'area specialists' the fact that Soviet society is in many ways like other industrial societies, but also to awaken the interests of sociologists and others to the problems of 'directed' social change and to the structure.


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The Soviet Trade Unions who have developed “Socialist” competition, shock brigadism, and the Stakhanov “movement” are using all their power to develop the “progressive piecework system” of remuneration of labour in all branches of industry. In March,this system prevailed.

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Introduction The aim of this article is to review the evidence for a long–run upward trend in Soviet labour productivity series. Since the evidence is not clear–cut, this necessarily. By studying Soviet legal practices, we learn about the enforcement of coercive legislation in the USSR.

New archival data show how Soviet organs attempted to control labour in industry during the Author: Donald Filtzer. Labor Book in Soviet law, the principal document reflecting a person’s work experience. Labor books are maintained for all employees of state, cooperative, and public enterprises and institutions who are on the job for more than five days.

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