De-industrialization and biographical transformations. Life histories of industrial workers in Lavrion


This dissertation deals with the process of de-industrialization of the Lavrio area in the early 1990s, examining how social developments and changes are recorded in the life stories of affected industrial workers. The purpose of this work is to examine how the rapid changes brought about by the de-industrialization wave are recruited and experienced by industrial workers as well as by the crisis management techniques they employ. The study adopts the directions of interpretative research tradition and qualitative methodology in social research. In particular, the biographical approach is adopted. The study was based on empirical material collected in 1994 during a six-month field study in Lavrio.The types and sources of material vary. Includes all available demographics, prior studies on Lavrion, publications in the local and Athenian press, interviews with representatives of local agencies. At the core of the research process, however, was the conduct and processing of 17 narrative biographies with dismissed industrial male and female workers.

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Creator Tsiolis, Giorgos
Publisher Κατάλογος Δεδομένων SoDaNet
Publication Year 2021
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Language Greek, Modern (1453-); Greek
Discipline Social Sciences
Spatial Coverage Greece