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Author Lynch, Caitrin.
Title Retirement on the line : age, work, and value in an American factory / Caitrin Lynch.
Published Ithaca : ILR Press, 2012.
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 Floor3  HD6281.M3 L96 2012    IN LIBRARY
  
Description x, 228 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-213) and index.
Contents Introduction : making needles, making lives -- Making money for Fred : productivity, people, and purpose -- Antique machinery and antique people : the Vita Needle family -- No chains on the seats : freedom and flexibility -- Riding the gray wave : global interest in Vita Needle -- Rosa, a national treasure : agency in the face of media stardom -- Conclusion : Vita's larger lessons.
Subject Older people -- Employment -- Massachusetts -- Needham.
Retirement -- Massachusetts -- Needham.
Vita Needle Company -- Employees.
Manufacturing industries -- Massachusetts -- Needham -- Employees.
ISBN 9780801450266 (cloth : alk. paper)
0801450268 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780801477782 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0801477786 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Standard # 7448730
OCLC number 757935754