Mining the future: post-market society and the capital-labour conflict

Cotter, Graeme (2022) Mining the future: post-market society and the capital-labour conflict. PhD thesis, James Cook University.

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Abstract

Graeme Cotter investigated a history of the recurrent conflict between capital and labour. In a study of the mining industry he found that in the 21st-century capitalists are sidestepping this conflict by an increasing focus on technology-labour substitution which is threatening a future society without work for many who want it.

Item ID: 76649
Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Keywords: Community, Mining, Capital, Working-class, Unions, Market, Liberalism, Polanyi, Conflict, Sustainability, Mining communities, Elites, Unions, Class conflict, COVID-19, Recession, Autonomous machines, Labour activism, Economic crisis
Copyright Information: Copyright © 2022 Graeme Cotter.
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Two publications arising from this thesis are stored in ResearchOnline@JCU, at the time of processing. Please see the Related URLs. The publications are:

Cotter, Graeme, Chaiechi, Taha, and Tavares, Silvia (2019) State of abandon: the role of governance in the recurrent and cyclical nature of class conflict in the lives of mining communities in Australia. In: Proceedings of the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference. 95. pp. 1190-1202. From: 33rd Annual Australian & New Zealand Academy of Management Conference: wicked solutions to wicked problems, 3-6 December 2019, Cairns, QLD, Australia.

Cotter, Graeme, Chaiechi, Taha, and Gopalkrishnan, Narayan (2022) Mining the future: a meta-ethnographical synthesis of the Broken Hill mining community. In: Community Empowerment, Sustainable Cities, and Transformative Economies. pp. 495-513. From: BEMAS: 1st International Conference in Business, Economics, Management, and Sustainability, 2-3 July 2021, Cairns, QLD, Australia.

Date Deposited: 31 Oct 2022 01:18
FoR Codes: 38 ECONOMICS > 3801 Applied economics > 380109 Industry economics and industrial organisation @ 33%
38 ECONOMICS > 3801 Applied economics > 380111 Labour economics @ 33%
38 ECONOMICS > 3803 Economic theory > 380302 Macroeconomic theory @ 34%
SEO Codes: 15 ECONOMIC FRAMEWORK > 1599 Other economic framework > 159999 Other economic framework not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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