Russian factory inspection (1882-1918): cui bono?

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Andrei Y. Volodin (2008)
  • Publisher: HAL CCSD
  • Subject: JEL : J - Labor and Demographic Economics/J.J5 - Labor–Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining/J.J5.J53 - Labor–Management Relations • Industrial Jurisprudence | [ SHS.ECO ] Humanities and Social Sciences/Economies and finances | labour conflicts | labour law,factory inspection,labour conflicts,Russia | factory inspection | Russia | JEL : K - Law and Economics/K.K3 - Other Substantive Areas of Law/K.K3.K31 - Labor Law | JEL : N - Economic History/N.N3 - Labor and Consumers, Demography, Education, Health, Welfare, Income, Wealth, Religion, and Philanthropy/N.N3.N33 - Europe: Pre-1913 | labour law

This study deals with history of important state institution in late Russian Empire - factory inspection. Such aspects of institutional development as evolution of legislative regulations, growth of staff, and complication of functions (and particularly, mediation in labour conflicts) are scrutinized. This paper presents some results on Russian experience of labour law implementation seeking to determine and evaluate the role and efficiency of Russian factory inspectors in conflicting triangle of relations among state, industrialists and workers.
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