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factory system

the system of production introduced widely after the advent of the INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION, in which workers were brought together in increasingly large units, making possible the application of new means of inanimate power (water power, steam), an extension of the DIVISION OF LABOUR, and a closer overall control of the LABOUR PROCESS. The relative importance of these three factors is debated, but some commentators suggest that the importance of the last of these has been underestimated. The factory system replaced earlier systems of artisan craft production and the putting-out system, in which workers were provided with materials and resources to finance the productive processes for work undertaken on their own premises.
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With the introduction of machinery and the factory system in the latter part of the eighteenth century, the great mass of the working people was separated from the land.
I cannot believe that our factory system is the best mode by which men may get clothing.
VICTORIAN England was dominated by a factory system notorious for its appalling conditions.
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Through her observation of the working conditions in the factories and conversations such as the one above with a local factory owner, Gaskell's novel depicts the need for reform to the British factory system during the mid-nineteenth century.
The authors' intent is to determine the extent to which workplace appropriation--endemic in textile manufacturing during the eighteenth century--survived in the more fully developed factory system, and how factory owners attempted to eradicate this tradition.
8220;We're really just going back where we came from before the Factory System interrupted meaningful work,” Blakeman says.
The author then assesses the specific hazards of the factory system for child workers in terms of the risk of deformities, the effect of raw materials, industrial injuries, and ill-treatment.
Now, almost every year, we go through a discovery process for almost all new makes and models so we can learn the interface between our equipment and the automobile's factory system," McCarthy says.
This is a Korean pop factory system that trains its hopefuls for several years before they are let loose on the latest production.
Customers will be able to touch and move all of the parts to see the improvements that we have made over the factory system.