US labor in trouble and transition: the failure of reform from above, the promise of revival from below

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Verso, 2007 - Business & Economics - 289 pages
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The finest historian of the contemporary labor movement uncovers the secrets of its collapse and revival. U. S. Labor in Trouble and Transitiontells the story of union decline in America and of the split in the labor movement it led to, following the dismal tale of union mergers and management partnerships that accompanied the retreat from militancy since the 1980s. Looking to the future, Moody shows how the rise of immigrant labor and its efforts at self-organization can re-energize the unions from below.U.S. Labor in Trouble and Transitionbreaks new ground in the on-going debate within the U.S. labor movement.

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