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New Left Review I/41, January-February 1967


White Overalls


Between blue and white collar, the technician in white overalls often occupies an ambiguous position. Better than most he knows—as in the following case—the technical quality of the company’s products; yet his recommendations go unlistened to or are torn up. His concern for the product is unlimited; yet it must make way for modern marketing techniques. His ambition is to rise in the company hierarchy; yet for that he delays getting married . . . cbfis 31, and is presently working on a study of the Food and Agricultural Organization.

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