Präsentation zum Thema: "The Workers‘ Freedom The debate about industrial democracy in Germany and Sweden, 1916-1952. Klaus Neumann www.klaus-neumann.eu presentation held at the."— Präsentation transkript:
What‘s freedom? – the 19th century liberal perspective (1859) „The only freedom which deserves the name, is that of pursuing our own good in our own way, so long as we do not attempt to deprive others of theirs...“ 3 1 subject
Freedom of the individual in a conflictual society? 4 „Freedom for the wolves has often meant death to the sheep.“ Isaiah Berlin: Four Essays on Liberty, 1969 (own translation from the German edition) Political democracy: rule of law, rule of the majority, citizen‘s rights
The workers: Dependable and free? 5 German workers at „Volkswagen“, 1954 English child labour in a brick manufacture,19th century „Pay day“
The European factory around 1900 6 (machine factory in Germany)
7 Cover of Journal ‚The workers‘ Council‘, 1919 Debate 1916-1952: Who governs the workshop? Industrial democracy!? Workers‘ rights rule of the majority at the workshop
The history of Industrial democracy - a European history! 8 Some Swedish and German Journals analyzed in my phD work
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