Construction Labour Economics

  • Stephen L. Gruneberg
Part of the Macmillan Building and Surveying Series book series (BASS)


Labour is central to any production process, and construction is no exception. Without labour, production would not take place. Machinery would remain idle. Stocks of materials would not be made into products. Firms would not be managed.To understand the role of labour in the capitalist production system we need to see labour in terms of its relations with the other participants in the process — the owners of capital and land.


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© Stephen L. Gruneberg 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Stephen L. Gruneberg
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  1. 1.School of ConstructionSouth Bank UniversityLondonUK

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