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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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