Course 2: New York
at Work and Play (1940-1950)
Richard Greenwald, Maggie DeLuca, Amanda Dargan
Session 5: November
21, 2002 - Working on the New York City Waterfront
- What did it take to
be a NYC longshoreman and why did the workers take such abuse for
- What was the larger
social and economic consequence of this problem?
- What was the impact
of containerization on NYCs geography?
- What is the relationship
between technology and work? What is a positive for many often hurts
the few. When is it justified to use labor-replacing technology?