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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

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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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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Plant Closings See Details

Plant Closed--A sign of the times? These two words have had profound meaning for workers in every factory and office across the country. In Plant Closings,

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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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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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Real World Labor See Details

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Relations of Ruling : Class and Gender in Postindustrial Societies See Details

For more than two decades sociologists have debated the social and political consequences of emergent post industrial societies. Clement and Myles address

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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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Russian Worker : Life and Labor under the Tsarist Regime See Details

Here, for the first time in English translation, are contemporary accounts of working-class life during the final decades of the Russian Empire. Written

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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

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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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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 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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State of the Union: A Century of American Labor (Revised and Expanded Edition) See Details

In a fresh and timely reinterpretation, Nelson Lichtenstein examines how trade unionism has waxed and waned in the nation's political and moral imagination,

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Strategic Negotiations See Details

Strategic Negotiations examines the current changes in labor-management relations. The authors identify & explain three key negotiating strategies: forcing

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