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date: 20 June 2024

Assembly Line. 

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World
Caryn E. NeumannCaryn E. Neumann

The assembly-line form of industrial production developed in the United States in the first decade of the twentieth century. It changed both the pace of work and the character of work. In the 1960s, a “global assembly line” began to develop that took much assembly-line work away from industrialized nations. The global assembly line, which typically uses female instead of male workers, helped shift manufacturing jobs to Asia and Latin America.... ...

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