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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 47 citing The CIO, 1935-1955. 

Capital Moves: RCA's Seventy-year Quest for Cheap Labor

Jefferson R. Cowie - Business & Economics - 1999 - 273 pages
Find a pool of cheap, pliable workers and give them jobs—and soon they cease to be as cheap or as pliable. What is an employer to do then? Why, find another poor community ...
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Left Out: Reds and America's Industrial Unions

Judith Stepan-Norris, Maurice Zeitlin - Political Science - 2003 - 375 pages
This book analyzes the legacy of the Communists in the CIO between the 1930s and 1950s.
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Reconsidering Roosevelt on Race: How the Presidency Paved the Road to Brown

Kevin J. McMahon - History - 2004 - 298 pages
Many have questioned FDR's record on race, suggesting that he had the opportunity but not the will to advance the civil rights of African Americans. Kevin J. McMahon challenges ...
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Battling for American Labor: Wobblies, Craft Workers, and the Making of the ...

Howard Kimeldorf - Business & Economics - 1999 - 244 pages
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 ...
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Rekindling the Movement: Labor's Quest for Relevance in the Twenty-first Century

Lowell Turner, Harry C. Katz, Richard W. Hurd - Business & Economics - 2001 - 402 pages
Experts from a wide variety of disciplines—industrial relations, political science, economics, and sociology—identify the central developments, analyze the strengths and ...
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Behind the Backlash: White Working-class Politics in Baltimore, 1940-1980

Kenneth D. Durr - Social Science - 2003 - 284 pages
In this nuanced look at white working-class life and politics in twentieth-century America, Kenneth Durr takes readers into the neighborhoods, workplaces, and community ...
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The Unfinished Struggle: Turning Points in American Labor, 1877-present

Steve Babson - Political Science - 1999 - 205 pages
"Labor scholar and activist Steve Babson's narrative examines the numerous attempts to organize workers from the Great Uprising of 1877 to the "sitdown" strikes of the 1930s to ...
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Black Freedom Fighters in Steel: The Struggle for Democratic Unionism

Ruth Needleman - Business & Economics - 2003 - 305 pages
Examines the struggle of black union activists to secure civil rights in steel mills in the Calumet region near Chicago.
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Black Freedom Fighters in Steel: The Struggle for Democratic Unionism

Ruth Needleman - Business & Economics - 2003 - 305 pages
Examines the struggle of black union activists to secure civil rights in steel mills in the Calumet region near Chicago.
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