Industrial Democracy

Industrial Democracy  (1920) 
by Sidney Webb and Beatrice Webb
  • Part I Trade Union Structure
    • Chapter I Primitive Democracy
    • Chapter II Representative Institutions
    • Chapter III The Unit of Government
    • Chapter IV Interunion Relations
  • Part II Trade Union Function
    • Chapter I Introduction and The Method of Mutual Insurance
    • Chapter II The Method of Collective Bargaining
    • Chapter III Arbitration
    • Chapter IV The Method of Legal Enactment
    • Chapter V The Standard Rate
    • Chapter VI The Normal Day
    • Chapter VII Sanitation and Safety
    • Chapter VIII New Process and Machinery
    • Chapter IX Continuity of Employment
    • Chapter X The Entrance to a Trade (a) Apprenticeship (b) The Limitation of Boy-Labor (c) Progression Within the Trade (d) The Exclusion of Women
    • Chapter XI The Right to a Trade
    • Chapter XII The Implications of Trade Unionism
    • Chapter XIII The Assumptions of Trade Unionism
  • Part III Trade Union Theory
    • Chapter I The Verdict of the Economists
    • Chapter II The Higgling of the Market
    • Chapter III The Economic Characteristics of Trade Unionism (a) The Device of Restriction of Numbers (b) The Device of the Common Rule (c) The Effect of the Sectional Application of the Common Rule on the Distribution of Industry (d) Parasitic Trades (e) The National Minimum (f) The Unemployable (g) Summary of the Economic Characteristics of the Device of the Common Rule (h) Trade Union Methods
    • Chapter IV Trade Unionism and Democracy
  • Appendices
    • I The Legal Position of Collective Bargaining in England
    • II The Bearing of Industrial Parasitism and the Policy of a National Minimum on the Free Trade Controversy
    • III Some Statistics Bearing on the Relative Movements of the Marriage and Birth-Rates, Pauperism, Wages, and the Price of Wheat
    • IV A Supplement to the Bibliography of Trade Unionism

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