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Left out See Details

This study discusses the legacy of the Communists in the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) from the 1930s through the 1950s. How did the Communists

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Major Problems in the History of American Workers See Details

This text, designed for courses in US labor history or the history of American workers, presents a carefully selected group of readings that allow students

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Making a New Deal : Industrial Workers in Chicago, 1919-1939 See Details

This book examines how it was possible and what it meant for ordinary factory workers to become effective unionists and national political participants

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Making a New Deal : Industrial Workers in Chicago, 1919-1939 See Details

This book examines how it was possible and what it meant for ordinary factory workers to become effective unionists and national political participants

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Making of the Chinese Industrial Workplace See Details

State workers in China have until recently enjoyed the 'iron rice bowl' of comprehensive cradle-to-grave benefits and lifetime employment. This central

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Making of American Exceptionalism : The Knights of Labor and Class Formation in the Nineteenth Century See Details

Why has the labor movement in the United States been so weak and politically conservative in comparison to movements in Western Europe? Kim Voss rejects

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Managers and Workers See Details

During the early years of this century, the classic factory system of the industrial revolution evolved rapidly into a new, identifiable form that would

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Marching Together : Women of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters See Details

Introduction : the brotherhood story -- The case against Pullman -- It was the women who made the union : organizing the brotherhood -- Striking for the

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Maya of Morganton : Work and Community in the Nuevo New South See Details

The arrival of several hundred Guatemalan-born workers in a Morganton, North Carolina, poultry plant sets the stage for this dramatic story of human struggle

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Meatpackers : An Oral History of Black Packinghouse Workers and Their Struggle for Racial and Economic Equality See Details

"Here is a piece of history not found in conventional textbooks. If ever there were a book our young needed, it is Meatpackers-it reveals an epoch in which

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Modern Labor Economics See Details

A clear, comprehensive introduction to labor market behavior. In addition to presenting core theory, Ehrenberg/Smith summarizes empirical evidence for or

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Modern Labor Economics See Details

KEY MESSAGE:The best-sellingModern Labor Economicsprovides a clear, comprehensive introduction to labor market behavior. In addition to presenting core

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Modern Labor Economics : Theory and Public Policy - Text Only See Details

Features : Revered as the single most lucid and comprehensive text for undergraduate labor courses. Highly praised for its balanced presentation

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Modern Manors See Details

In light of recent trends of corporate downsizing and debates over corporate responsibility, Sanford Jacoby offers a timely, comprehensive history of

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Modern Manors See Details

In light of recent trends of corporate downsizing and debates over corporate responsibility, Sanford Jacoby offers a timely, comprehensive history of

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New Deals : Business, Labor and Politics in America, 1920-1935 See Details

This book is the first major reinterpretation of the New Deal in thirty years. The author reassesses the origins and premises of the industrial, labor,

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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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No Sweat : Fashion, Free Trade and the Rights of Garment Workers See Details

A hard-hitting expose of the fashion world you don't see on the catwalk Are you aware that the T-shirt or the running shoes you are wearing may have

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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 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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Origins and Evolution of the Field of Industrial Relations in the United States See Details

"Bruce Kaufman provides a detailed exploration of the historical development of the field of industrial relations. He identifies two distinct schools of

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Out of the Jungle See Details

"[T]he Teamsters, the largest A.F.L. affiliate... has been understudied... Russell's motives in seeking to redress this imbalance are certainly commendable."

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Packinghouse Daughter : a Memoir See Details

Packinghouse Daughter, just published by the Minnesota Historical Society Press, merges personal memoir and public history to tell a compelling story about

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