The owners forced them to live in isolated communities near workshops and forced them to buy goods with high interests. The cities were poorly constructed and crowded with people and residents. The work was also dangerous with not much supervising by the government.Workers, on the other hand, had little or even no bargaining power to leave the unsafe conditions. Nowadays, When Americans only pay attention when extreme work strike, levels of abuse are the norm hidden in the factories around the globe. Although the condition seems much improved, consumers don’t know the true fact- “Today, American citizens simply cannot know the working conditions of the factories that make the products they buy.
Picture life in 1800’s working in hot sweaty factories, barely scraping enough money to pay their rent for that month and finally having to make your own clothes. The Industrial Revolution had many effects on the people. Firstly they had produced factories which had made life better by making clothing faster and on the other hand life harder for some people since the workers lost their jobs because of the machines . Secondly the conditions of factories were cruel. The Industrial Revolution had many effects on people, Their are many Positive effects for the people but also negative effects on people.
This of course created poor living and working conditions and health problems. The most serious pollution problem created by the steam locomotive was the carbon dioxide that was continuously emitted into the air by the steam engine. Other than pollution, other problems arose. With the coming of the locomotives, child labor came with it. Children worked for long hours very hard, had little time for breaks, and were stripped away from time with their families and deprived of their education.
Dangerous and Daring Have you ever thought of who made your clothes? Unfortunately, during the Industrial Revolution child labor was typical throughout the world. Adults were forcing young children to work in deadly conditions with very little pay. Parents of the children needed the money but hated seeing their children suffer through the physical pain. Children’s bosses were greedy and paid them under what they should’ve gotten.
Starting with Britain leading the industrial revolution, other countries rapidly followed. Many cities were unable to handle the rapid urbanization, slums increased along with the crime rate. Industrialization transformed the family from being the chief unit of both production and consumption. Jobs for men slowly became less available but paid enough to support a family however women’s jobs were plentiful but underpaid. Child labor laws or lack thereof improved working conditions but separated them from their families.
Globalization is a key theme that has been discussed in almost all of the above articles. Aguilar and Herod’s (2006) article argues that cleaners in the contemporary economy continue to suffer low wages and poor working conditions because of neo-liberalization. Neo-liberalization has resulted in many companies embracing the outsourcing of employees to save up on wages and social security benefits. From Banerjee’s (2007) article, it is clear that neo-liberalization and globalization are the main reasons that have led to an increase in working hours. This has made many companies restructure job designations because they want to maintain the long working hours and low wages.
Like the workers, slaves worked hard, long days with no breaks for most of the time. The working conditions were not very good at all and at most times, they were gruesome. If the slaves didn’t do what was told of them, they would be terribly beaten and sometimes even killed. Slaves and silk factory workers alike did not deserve what they have to go
Many kids and adults had to work all day on their feet and never really got time to relax and go home. they had to work for hours in machines which could make people sick because there were pollutions and other chemical that gave people health problems and they may sometimes have died because maybe they couldn’t afford to go to the doctors because, workers in the factories didn’t really get pay that much because of how they work for long times . according to Document 2 it explains “ the hour labor was from 6 to t night; it was very difficult work “as a result, even though many people work they couldn’t afford to buy much food for their family and barely saw their kids and have a time to enjoy each other. Also there were many people adult that could no longer work and manger would offer little kids to work at a very younger age and didn’t have to go to school. Many girls who work had to tie their hair back because it would be catch on the machines.
This negatively affects the religions image in the society and makes it difficult to promote diversity. 3. Government and the national state affects the society but terrorist attack shake the government and the national state and the importance of values and norms are constantly degrading. 4. Terrorism affects all aspects of the world.
Due to child labor being present in these countries, the children are unable to receive a formal education which in the long run is causing them to be underperforming members of society. Child labor is also causing the children to be mentally, physically, and emotionally scarred for the remainder of their lives. Some of the causes for the children being traumatized include being abused at their workplace or being sold into work by their parents. One of the biggest rights denied to the children, however, is their right to play. Many of the children cannot play due to the long and strenuous 12 to 16 hour work days.