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Industrialization part 2: The birth of the working class Tuesday, September 20, 11
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Outline What is a Technological System? The factory as technological syste m The social repercussions of the factory syste m How did labour chang e Wor k Living conditions Resistance: The Luddites and $ ame breaking Tuesday, September 20, 11
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Technological Systems The co % ection of elements that interact systematica % y to create and maintain a technology. If a component of the system is removed $ om a system its characteristics change, the other artifacts wi % alter characteristics accordingly. Components of a technological system may be technical, social, material, political, economic ....etc. Include both technical and organizational elements systems are complex and far reaching. Include a % things that have a systematic relationship to the technology everything that is contro % ed or crated by the system builders is part of th e syste m Tuesday, September 20, 11
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Technological System: The Factory Components of the factory syste m The factory building The machines: spinning jenny, w ater $ ame, etc. The canal syste m organizational structures the worker Anti - guild legislatio n Tuesday, September 20, 11
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Production in the 17th century Master artisans: high status position. Clothiers not workmen, produce completed goods, both whole cloth and complete garments to be taken to market. Journeyman: trained and employed by the masters. Working to become a master themselves. Sma % hold farmer or laborer: might own some of their own land, w orks as farm laborer, supplements income during the winter by taking in piece work. Wives and children would probably card and spin year round. Tuesday, September 20, 11
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Production in the 17th c continued Personal relationship between master and journeyman. Journeymen work for someone else but hav e potential to become masters. Masters hold high status position and work for themselves The individual worker controls their own time. Work days fo
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