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Worker responses to work reorganisation in a deep-level gold mining workplace: perspectives from the rock-face

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In the early 1990s, South Africa’s re-entry into the competitive global marketplace and the first non-racial elections brought significant changes to an industry previously plagued by the racialisation of the labour process. South Africa’s post-apartheid work order led to the restructuring of the gold mining workplace, with a greatly increased emphasis on efficiency, productivity and equity. This period saw a number of gold mines reorganising work through new forms of working practices aim...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Sociology
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Publication date:
2011
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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uuid:dac919be-8499-42b0-b560-8f4ea0dcdd50
Local pid:
ora:6110

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