Now showing 101 to 125 of 153 materials that match your criteria

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

Show More Information

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

Show More Information

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

Show More Information

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."

Show More Information

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

Show More Information

Parliamentary Procedure and Effective Mtgs. See Details

This is a very helpful guide for how to run or participate in a union meeting -- not just the formal procedures, but the realities, like how to set an

Show More Information

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

Show More Information

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

Show More Information

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

Show More Information

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

Show More Information

Public Sector Labor Relations See Details

Show More Information

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

Show More Information

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

Show More Information

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

Show More Information

Running Steel, Running America See Details

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

Show More Information

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

Show More Information

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

Show More Information

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.

Show More Information

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

Show More Information

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

Show More Information

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

Show More Information

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

Show More Information

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

Show More Information