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How Metalworkers c. 1910 viewed their Work (1912)
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Summary:

a) Pleasure in their gainful employment predominated in:
307 = 17.0%
b) Displeasure in their gainful employment predominated in:
1027 = 56.9%
c) Indifference was felt by:
308 = 17.1%
d) The question was not answered by:
161 = 9.0%
Total:
1803 = 100.0%



Source: Adolf Levenstein, Die Arbeiterfrage mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der sozialpsychologischen Seite des modernen Großbetriebes und der psychophysischen Einwirkungen auf die Arbeiter [The Workers’ Question with Particular Attention to Social-Psychological Aspects of Large Modern Firms and their Psycho-Physical Effect on the Worker]. Munich, 1912, pp. 68-75.

Original German text reprinted in Gerhard A. Ritter and Jürgen Kocka, eds., Deutsche Sozialgeschichte, 1870-1914. Dokumente und Skizzen [German Social History 1870-1914. Documents and Sketches]. Munich: C.H. Beck, 1982, pp. 152-55.

Translation: Thomas Dunlap

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