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Cyborgian Salariats

Rationalization and the White-Collar Worker in Sasha Stone's “Hundred-Horsepower Office”

Stephanie Bender

While relating to the subject of its textual counterpart, an essay written by Fritz Zielesch, Stone's work presents a specific kind of visual narrative that forms a distinct perspective on rationalization and the salaried white-collar worker, or

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Algorithmic Aesthetics

Bodies and Subjects in the Era of Big Data

Andrew J. Ball

-Horsepower Office” presents an optimistic vision of a new kind of subject, the Weimar-era white-collar worker, a human-machine assemblage that combines the body and modern office technology. In our special section, “Screening Artificial Intelligence,” three

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The 1956 Strike of Middle-Class Professionals

A Socio-political Alliance with the Right

Avi Bareli and Uri Cohen

of February 1956 saw the outbreak of a comprehensive strike among white-collar workers in Israel’s public sector. The strike was a significant juncture in the gradual polarization between middle-class professionals and the Mapai government and

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Antoinette Burton

,” Letty could not admit that she did not own a television set. 5 If Eulalia is replacing these white-collar workers at the office, Black and Brown people are displacing them everywhere else they look. As they read about rising food prices from the

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Anxious Mobilities

A Visual Inquiry into Pandemic Disruptions of Urban Railway Mobilities in Tokyo

Christoph Schimkowsky

working practices as was witnessed among white-collar workers elsewhere. Telework utilization in Tokyo increased from 13 percent in January 2020 (before COVID-19 was perceived as an acute threat to Japanese society) to 23 percent in June 2020 (after COVID

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Seumas Bates

opposed to an ideal of “hard work.” On many occasions such stereotypes as Black single mothers, lazy benefit scroungers, or (interestingly) certain white-collar workers such as lawyers or left-wing politicians 6 were all used as evidence as how not to

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“Two Wheels Bad”?

The Status of Cycling in the Youth Hostels Association of England and Wales in the 1930s

Michael Cunningham

of Clarion membership, although “it is a safe bet that members were drawn from the working class, albeit labour aristocrats and white-collar workers.” 29 The inclusion of white-collar workers as part of the working class here suggests that the manual

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Parallel Lives

Remembering the PCF and the CGT

George Ross

(Union générale des ingénieurs et cadres), the CGT's new organization of white-collar workers. Picked out because of his exemplary local and regional activism, he then was nominated for membership in the CGT's Confederal Bureau and head of the CGT

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Owen White and Elizabeth Heath

regimes across the empire. Here the state intervened in multiple ways, for example by overseeing forced labor, 37 policing free labor at moments of conflict, 38 or simply by employing an array of white-collar workers for its everyday needs. 39 At the

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Damon Boria, Thomas Meagher, Adrian van den Hoven, and Matthew C. Eshleman

will realize that suburban white-collar workers — themselves desperately afraid of being downsized — are not going to let themselves be taxed to provide social benefits for anyone else. “At that point, something will crack. The nonsuburban electorate