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Above all, in those same years, industrial conflict began to grow to the point where it exploded at the end of the decade: after years of 'full employment', why on earth should the workera in manufacturing not have done what economic theory teaches night and day in other words, exploit a favourable position in the labour market, a market that was then favouring the seller? More serious than that, as well as asking for higher wages and less demands that in abstract terms are not pressure at work incompatible with the capitalist model at the heart of workingclass antagonism was the rejection of 'factory discipline' itself, and capitalist command over production as a whole.

Karol. 284pp. An expanded veraion of the book has appeared in German (VSA, Hamburg, 1996). An English language version is not available. Deepite this Bdofiore's critique will be understandable. The main arguments of the book are eummariaed at the beginning ofhis review. Furthermore, the book's main focus is familiar Foudism, its crisis, Poet-Fordism, globalisation and the New TImea of left social and political practice. These themes have, time and time again, been advanced within the British context, by the reformist L&, especially those associated with the former Malrisrn Toduy.

22 system which guarantees it tranquil enjoyment of the fruits of its robberies, while the working class exerts itself to destroy the iniquitous system and institute one in which the land, the houses, the machinery of production and the means of transportation shall be for the common use... Expropriation must be pursued to the end, at all costs, while this grand movement lasts... acts of expropriation must not be limited to taking possession of the land and the implements of agriculture alone. There must be a resolute taking possession, of all the industries by those working in them, who should bring it about similarly that the lands, the mines, the factories, the workshops, the foundries, the railroads, the shipping, the stores of all kinds and the houses shall be in the power of each and every one of the inhabitants, without distinction of sex...

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