1. Big Brother and the Sweatshop: Computer Surveillance in the Automated Office.Paul Attewell - 1987 - Sociological Theory 5 (1):87-100.
    Several authoritative sources have raised the possibility that computer counting and monitoring of work in automated workplaces will transform offices into electronic sweatshops. This paper examines this idea from the vantage point of industrial sociology and managerial theory. Five theoretical models are developed, each of which generates hypotheses about the contexts in which work monitoring becomes important. A brief history of clerical work is given which shows the antecedents of surveillance and work-measurement in this sphere, and a case study of (...)
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    Ethnomethodology Since Garfinkel.Paul Attewell - 1974 - Theory and Society 1 (2):179-210.
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    Imperialism Within Complex Organizations.Paul Attewell - 1986 - Sociological Theory 4 (2):115-125.