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ERIC Number: EJ102175
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1974
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Environmental and Technical Factors Influencing Power in Work Organizations: Ocean Fishing in Peasant Societies
Norr, Kathleen; Norr, James L.
Sociology of Work and Occupations, 1, 2, 219-51, May 74
A comparative analysis of ocean fishing work organizations located in complex agricultural societies finds that laborers in fishing have relatively high power and rewards; three technical and environmental differences can account for authority differences; greater isolation of workplace demands for coordination, and physical risks in fishing. (Author/AJ)
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