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Next Upsurge : Labor and the New Social Movements See Details

The U.S. labor movement may be on the verge of massive growth, according to Dan Clawson. He argues that unions don't grow slowly and incrementally, but

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Nobodies See Details

Most Americans are shocked to discover that slavery still exists in the United States. Yet 145 years after the Emancipation Proclamation, the CIA estimates

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On the Line at Subaru-Isuzu : The Japanese Model and the American Worker See Details

As a participant observer at Subaru-Isuzu Automotive, Laurie Graham conducted extensive covert research. Her findings will interest all those concerned

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On Strike for Respect : The Clerical and Technical Workers' Strike at Yale University, 1984-1985 See Details

"On Strike for Respect is a lively, readable account of the lengthy 1984-85 strike by clerical and technical workers at Yale University. Members of Local

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Organizing Asian American Labor : The Pacific Coast Canned-Salmon Industry, 1870-1942 See Details

Between 1870 and 1942, people of Chinese, Japanese, and Filipino ancestry toiled in the salmon canneries on coastal bays and streams from central California

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Packinghouse Daughter : A Memoir See Details

A unique blend of memoir and public history, Packinghouse Daughter, winner of the Minnesota Book Award, tells a compelling story of small-town, working-class

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Philip Vera Cruz : A Personal History of Filipino Immigrants and the Farmworkers Movement See Details

Filipino farmworkers sat down in the grape fields of Delano, California, in 1965 and began the strike that brought about a dramatic turn in the long history

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Playing for Dollars See Details

In the tradition of The Tao of Physics, Perkowitz (physics, Emory U.) mingles scientific theories with psychic mysteries, creating an elegant and evocative

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Privatizing Poland : Baby Food, Big Business, and the Remaking of Labor See Details

The transition from socialism in Eastern Europe is not an isolated event, but part of a larger shift in world capitalism: the transition from Fordism

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Problem of Freedom : Race, Labor, and Politics in Jamaica and Britain, 1832-1938 See Details

"A spirited and absorbing history of emancipation, oppression, and rebellion in the British empire." --C. Vann Woodward "Holt

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Public Sector Labor Relations See Details

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Pullman : An Experiment in Industrial Order and Community Planning, 1880-1930 See Details

Since the strike of 1894, the primary historical issue posed by George M. Pullman's model workers' community has been whether it should be interpreted

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Pullman Case : Clash of Labor and Capital in Industrial America See Details

When the American Railway Union went on strike against the Pullman Palace Car Company in 1894, it set into motion a chain of events whose repercussions

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Ravenswood : The Steelworkers' Victory and the Revival of American Labo See Details

Chronicles the unlikely victory of West Virginia steelworkers in a brilliantly organized campaign for their rights.

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River Ran Red : Homestead, 1892 See Details

Commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Homestead Strike (Pittsburgh, PA) of 1892. No index. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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Rocking the Boat : Women, Unions, and Change, 1915-1975 See Details

Rocking the Boat is a celebration of strong, committed women who helped to build the American labor movement. Through the stories of eleven women from

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Running Steel, Running America See Details

This is a marvelous and important book, an immaculately researched, powerfully written analysis.Business History

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Securing Prosperity : The American Labor Market, How It Has Changed and What to Do About It See Details

We live in an age of economic paradox. The dynamism of America's economy is astounding--the country's industries are the most productive in the world and

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Selling Women Short : Landmark Battle For Workers' Rights At Wal-Mart See Details

This explosive investigation of the historic sex-discrimination lawsuit against Wal-Mart reveals how the self-styled "family-oriented" company

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Shifting Fortunes : The Rise and Decline of American Labor, from the 1820s to the Present See Details

A concise, original, and illuminating interpretation of union activity in the United States over almost two centuries.

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Short History of the U.S. Working Class : From Colonial Times to the Twenty-First Century See Details

Noting that standard accounts of U.S. history often pay little attention to the working class, labor historian Paul Le Blanc presents a colorful, fact-filled

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Southern Labor and Black Civil Rights See Details

This book chronicles the rarely studied southern industrial union movement from the Great Depression to the cold war, using the strategically located

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Standing at Armageddon See Details

(An) excellent illustrated survey of American labor radicalism and political reaction from the end of Reconstruction to the end of World War I.-- Publishers

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Standing at Armageddon : A Grassroots History of the Progressive Era See Details

"A consistently engrossing, occasionally irreverent, always smoothly written history of America's painful entry into the modern age."--Kirkus Reviews Standing

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