2 edition of American labor movement found in the catalog.
American labor movement
Mary Ritter Beard
Published 1925, under title: A short history of the American labor movement.
|Statement||by Mary Ritter Beard ...|
|Series||The world today bookshelf, World today bookshelf|
|LC Classifications||HD8066 .B|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi p., 2 l., 206 p.|
|Number of Pages||206|
|LC Control Number||32001545|
African Americans and the American Labor Movement. Federal Records and African American History (Summer , Vol. 29, No. 2) By James Gilbert Cassedy. The records of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) have been, and will remain, indispensable to the study of African American labor history. I came across this book years ago, it must be one of the first serious histories of American labor: The Labor Movement in America, by Richard T. Ely, Thomas Y. Crowell & .
Whether it was the Russian workers in the early twentieth century who survived the revolution, whether it was the Italian anarchists of the s, or the Latin American immigrants of the s and , they injected new life into the American labor movement. Coming at a time of profound change in the global conditions under which American organized labor exists, The Future of the American Labor Movement describes and analyzes labor's strategic alternatives. It casts its net broadly, taking into account ideas that range from the current European Social Dialogue to the methods of the nineteenth Century American Knights of Labor.
Home Inside the Book Reviews Media Coverage Bios Order Events Original Documents Where Are They Now Related Links Blog Contact Us: Staley chronicles the bitterly contested labor conflict in the mid s at the A. E. Staley corn processing plant in Decatur, Illinois, where workers waged one of the most hard-fought struggles in recent labor history. Read this book on Questia. The period covered by this study, from the formation of the CIO to the entrance of the United States into the second World War, was one of the most significant in the history of the American labor movement.
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In this book, Fantasia and Voss--two long-time, respected labor scholars--provide a great overview of and introduction to the American labor movement.
The book was actually originally written for a French audience, so they assume you know very little about the American labor movement, explaining things like the National Labor Relations Board Cited by: The End of American Labor Unions is an extraordinary read and a fundamentally imperative addition to academic library reference American Labor History reference collections and supplemental studies reading lists." - Midwest Book Review "The End Of American Labor Unions is a good little book, packed with insight and analysisCited by: 3.
Women and the American Labor Movement by Philip S. Foner A comprehensive account of the women who organized for labor rights and equality from the early factories to the ’s.
History of the American Labor Movement Share The American labor force has changed profoundly during the nation's evolution from an agrarian society into a modern industrial state. This article is adapted from the book "Outline of the U.S.
Economy" by Conte and Karr and has been adapted with permission from the U.S. Department of : Mike Moffatt. The origins of the labor movement lay in the formative years of the American nation, when a free wage-labor market emerged in the artisan trades late in.
Book Description. Rethinking the American Labor Movement tells the story of the various groups and incidents that make up what we think of as the "labor movement." While the efforts of the American labor force towards greater wealth parity have been rife with contention, the struggle has embraced a broad vision of a more equitable distribution of the nation’s wealth and a desire for workers.
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His primary purpose in describing the meat industry and its working conditions was to advance socialism in the United : Upton Sinclair. The American Labor Movement book.
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The End of American Labor Unions is an extraordinary read and a fundamentally imperative addition to academic library reference American Labor History reference collections and supplemental studies reading lists." —Midwest Book Review "The End Of American Labor Unions is a good little book, packed with insight and analysis.
A history of the labor movement — and how to reinvent it in the new economy Farmworkers harvest tomatoes in Immokalee, Fla., in Labor organizers put pressure on the fast-food industry to. American Labor Scout's Name: ____ ____ _____ _____ Lockouts: 4. Explain what is meant by the adversarial model of labor-management relations, compared with a cooperative-bargaining style.
Do ONE of the following: c a. Develop a time line of significant events in the history of the American labor movement from the 's to the Size: KB. Staley The Fight for a New American Labor Movement Awards and Recognition: Awarded the Certificate of Superior Achievement by the Illinois State Historical Society, Awarded the C.L.R.
James Prize for Best Book in Working-Class Studies by the Working-Class Studies Association, Those conditions, the dehumanization of the American laborer in large, and impersonal factories, led to numrous revolts and uprisings.
At the same time, minority workers began to take a more active role in the American labor movement. Inat a Boston meeting of black businessmen, the National Negro Business League was organized. The American Labor Movement by Kevin Hillstrom This book covers the history of the American labor movement from its origins in the 19th century, its growth and increasing influence through the early part of the 20th century, and continues on with a look at the decline of that movement as well as current efforts to revitalize American labor unions.
For nearly half a century, an air of inevitability has clung to the decline of the American labor movement. As union density has fallen to near 10 percent and strike activity has reached historic. "Timely and smart, this book should be read by everyone interested in a possible revival of the American labor movement.
The working week has gotten longer, more workers hold multiple jobs, gaps between the pay of workers and of CEOs have widened, and employers and their allies in government have attacked both unions and regulations to promote occupational health and safety.
A comprehensive account of the women who organized for labor rights and equality from the early factories to the ’s. This reprint of a groundbreaking history that traces American women’s struggle for freedom, equality and unity in the labor movement follows the triumphs and set backs of this fight from the early Colonial labor.
Beginning with a preface by reknowned labor lawyer Thomas Geoghegan, Why Labor Organizing Should Be a Civil Right explains the American labor movement’s historical importance to social change, it provides data on the failure of current law to deter employer abuses, and it compares U.S.
labor protections to those of most other developed. In this incisive reinterpretation of the history of the American labor movement, Howard Kimeldorf challenges received thinking about rank-and-file workers and the character of their unions.
Battling for American Labor answers the baffling question of how, while mounting some of the most aggressive challenges to employing classes anywhere in the world, organized labor in the United. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: vii, pages 21 cm: Contents: Trade unionism and the American social order / S.M.
Lipset --Knights of Labor versus American Federation of Labor / G.N. Brob --The carpenters: a case in point / R. Christie --Socialism and the American labor movement / J.H.M. Laslett --The origins of Western working class radicalism / M.
.Is labor’s day over or is labor the only real answer for our time? National Book Critics Circle Award finalist and labor lawyer Thomas Geoghegan argues that even as organized labor seems to be crumbling, a revived—but different—labor movement is the only way to stabilize the ."Reform or Repression is a well-researched, informative history of the open-shop movement from to Chad Pearson provides a new, much-needed 'employer-centered analysis' [that] is ambitious and far-reaching.—American Historical Review "Repression or Reform attacks the "Labor Problem" with startling vigor.
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