Analyze the social changes brought by industrialization, particularly the altered position of working men and women.

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I'd begin by noting that, if we were to consider the transition from a pre-industrial to an industrial economy, perhaps the most fundamental change was to the social structure itself. In essence, before you see industrialization set in, there really wasn't any such thing as a working class (at least...

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I'd begin by noting that, if we were to consider the transition from a pre-industrial to an industrial economy, perhaps the most fundamental change was to the social structure itself. In essence, before you see industrialization set in, there really wasn't any such thing as a working class (at least not in the modern sense of the word, where class is largely defined in terms of income and occupation). Consider, as an example, the French system of Estates which carried across all the way to the eve of the French Revolution, which divided society up into three orders - the clergy, the nobility, and the Third Estate, which comprised everyone else in the social order. Ultimately, the very idea of there being such a thing as "working men and women" as a unified experience of a social class is itself a consequence of industrialization.

Beyond that, you should be aware that there was a lot of exploitation within the Industrial Age, with very difficult working conditions for very low wages. In addition, much of the work was becoming dominated by machines.

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The major social change in the position of workers that was brought about by industrialization was a loss of autonomy and dignity.

Before industrialization, workers were their own bosses.  They decided when to work and how hard to work.  They generally did skilled labor.  After industrialization, this all changed.  Now workers went to work when they were told to and worked until they were told they could stop.  They were now doing less skilled work, just operating machines instead of crafting goods themselves.  This all led to a loss of autonomy (being their own bosses) and dignity (being able to do a skilled job).

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