Learning the Rules of the Game: Some Notes on the Labour Movement in the Melbourne Manufacturing Industries, 1870-1890

T. G. Parsons*

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Abstract

The advance of capitalist production develops a working class which, by education, tradition, habit, looks upon the conditions of the mode of production as self-evident laws of nature. The organization of the capitalist process of production, once fully developed, breaks down all resistance.… The dull compulsion of economic relations completes the subjection of the labourer to the capitalist.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)56-62
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Australian Studies
Volume4
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 1980

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