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La folie des uns fait le travail des autres, la Vacma et le tramway

Abstract : The analysis of the dead-man system, implemented on the tramways brings us to explore the imaginary of the conceivers, the employer and the constructers through the metamorphoses of this technical object. It receives fictive and fantastic functions, whereas the original function of detection of failure tends to be forgotten. This deviation of a technical object is paradoxically endorsed by a survey lead in 1965 by physicians associated with Cgt Sncf. Fifty years later, a new combat, still with Cgt but in the urban public transportation is re-questioning the dead-man.
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Robin Foot. La folie des uns fait le travail des autres, la Vacma et le tramway. Travailler , Martin Média 2017, 2017/2 (38), pp.79-117. ⟨hal-01628026⟩



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