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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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Soft Coal, Hard Choices : The Economic Welfare of Bituminous Coal Miners, 1890-1930 See Details

While most studies of labor in the coal industry focus on the struggle to organize unions, this work offers a more diverse and quantitative examination

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Southern Workers and Search for Community See Details

Southern Workers and the Search for Community is the first major effort to interpret the enduring legacy of the southern textile industry, company-owned

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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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Streets, Railroads, and the Great Strike of 1877 See Details

For one week in late July of 1877, America shook with anger and fear as a variety of urban residents, mostly working class, attacked railroad property

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Strike! See Details

No book has done as much as Strike! to bring U.S. labor history to a wide audience. Strike! narrates the exciting hidden history of the U.S. labor movement

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Striking Steel : Solidarity Remembered See Details

Having come of age during a period of vibrant union-centered activism, Jack Metzgar begins this book wondering how his father, a U.S. Steel shop steward

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Struggles for Justice : Social Responsibility and the Liberal State See Details

In this new interpretation of the making of modern America, prizewinning historian Alan Dawley traces the group struggles involved in the nation's rise

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Taxi! : Cabs and Capitalism in New York City See Details

New York City taxi drivers have the toughest of jobs, working twelve-hour shifts, seven days a week, for not much more than the minimum wage. The vast

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Taxi! Cabs and Capitalism in New York City See Details

Mathew reveals in this book the benefits and hardships in the lives of taxi drivers, just about everything has changed dramatically except the yellow paint.

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Theories of the Labor Movement See Details

Respecting both the history a labor theories and the variety of theoretical points of view concerning the labor movement, this collection of readings includes

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Three Strikes : Miners, Musicians, Salesgirls, and the Fighting Spirit of Labor's Last Century See Details

Howard Zinn recounts the dramatic tale of the great coal mine strike in Colorado that culminated in the Ludlow Massacre. The story pits immigrant workers

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Tough Choices or Tough Times See Details

A major report that will shake the very foundations of the education enterpriseThis report of the New Commission on the Skills of the American Workforce

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Tough Choices or Tough Times: The Report of the New Commission on the Skills of the American Workforce (Revised and Expanded) See Details

Tough Choices or Tough Times calls for the first redesign of the American education system in a century. This report of the New Commission on the Skills

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Triangle : Fire That Changed America See Details

On a beautiful spring day, March 25, 1911, workers were preparing to leave the Triangle Shirtwaist factory in New York's Greenwich Village when a fire

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Unfinished Struggle : Turning Points in American Labor, 1877-Present See Details

The Unfinished Struggle is the most concise, comprehensive, and accessible history of the modern American labor movement ever written. Labor scholar and

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Canadian Labour and Emp. Relations(Canadian) See Details

This new edition maintains the rigour and sophistication of the previous editions while making the material more accessible to students. The text focuses

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Voice of the People : Primary Sources on Labor, Industrial Relations, and Working-Class Culture See Details

Jonathan Rees is Associate Professor of History at Colorado State University -- Pueblo Jonathan Z. S. Pollack is currently Instructor of History at Madison

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Voice of Southern Labor See Details

The 1934 strike of southern textile workers, involving nearly 400,000 mill hands, remains perhaps the largest collective mobilization of workers in U.S.

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We Can't Eat Prestige : The Women Who Organized Harvard See Details

This story explodes the popular belief that women white-collar workers tend to reject unionization and accept a passive role in the workplace. On the

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