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Managed Professionals: Unionized Faculty and Restructuring Academic Labor

Gary Rhoades - Education - 1998 - 351 pages
Focuses on the ongoing negotiations of professional autonomy and managerial discretion and provides insight into the broad restructuring of faculty, with conclusions that ...
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The CIO, 1935-1955

Robert H. Zieger - History - 1997 - 491 pages
Robert Zieger charts the rise of the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) from its founding in 1935 to its merger with the American Federation of Labor in 1955. The book ...
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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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Taking care of business: Samuel Gompers, George Meany, Lane Kirkland, and ...

Paul Buhle - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 315 pages
The book explains why policies and practices at the highest levels of labour came to be counter-productive to workers' interests - a pattern the authors speculate may have been ...
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Understanding Work and Employment: Industrial Relations in Transition

Peter Ackers, Adrian Wilkinson - Business & Economics - 2003 - 366 pages
This book aims to analyze, advertise and criticize the contribution of industrial relations to social science understanding. It brings together leading scholars to reconsider ...
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Capital, Labor, and State: The Battle for American Labor Markets from the ...

David Brian Robertson - Business & Economics - 2000 - 297 pages
Capital, Labor, and State is a systematic and thorough examination of American labor policy from the Civil War to the New Deal. David Brian Robertson skillfully demonstrates ...
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The Unfinished Struggle: Turning Points in American Labor, 1877-present

Steve Babson - Political Science - 1999 - 205 pages
The Unfinished Struggle is one of the most concise, comprehensive, and accessible history of the modern American labor movement ever written. Labor scholar and activist Steve ...
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Steel and Steelworkers: Race and Class Struggle in Twentieth-Century Pittsburgh

John Hinshaw - History - 2002 - 348 pages
Breaks new ground in the study of an industry and region crucial to the history of American industrial capitalism.
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The Battle of Blair Mountain: The Story of America's Largest Labor Uprising

Robert Shogan - History - 2004 - 271 pages
A national political correspondent for Newsweek and the Los Angeles Times illuminates the war between union miners and their bosses in West Virginia in 1921, a conflict that ...
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