ROSE, Professor Michael, b 1937, industrial sociologist

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Papers of Professor Michael Rose, 1975-1976, comprising photocopies of notebooks containing handwritten research notes made by Rose whilst compiling data on French industrial sociology, later published as Servants of Post-Industrial Power? Sociologie du Travail and Modern French Socio-Political Structure (Macmillan, London, 1979). The collection contains summaries of meetings and interviews with key players in French sociology, reflections on the research process, contacts and references.

Administrative / Biographical History

Professor Michael Rose is a Visiting Professor in Social Research on Economic Life at the University of Bath. He has published numerous books and articles on subjects including employee satisfaction, trade union support in the UK, and skill and the work ethic, including Industrial behaviour (Allen Lane, London, 1975), Reworking the work ethic (Batsford, London, 1985), and French industrial studies (Saxon House, Farnsborough, 1977). The research in this collection, which was funded by the ESRC, was published as Servants of Post-Industrial Power? Sociologie du Travail and Modern French Socio-Political Structure (Macmillan, London, 1979). The purpose of the study was to present, characterise and explain the organisation and structure of the sociology of industry, work and organisations in postwar France.

Arrangement

As outlined in the Scope and Content.

Conditions Governing Access

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Other Finding Aids

Unlisted.

Archivist's Note

Sources: British Library of Political and Economic Science Archives catalogue; British Library On-Line Public Access Catalogue 97. Compiled by Sarah Aitchison as part of the RSLP AIM25 project.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the donor.

Custodial History

Given by Michael Rose, via Qualidata, in 1996.

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