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The World of the Worker: Labor in Twentieth-century America

James R. Green - Business & Economics - 1998 - 274 pages
The World of the Worker illuminates workers' lives at home, on the job, and in the voting booths. A new preface enhances this social, cultural, and political history: an ...
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Commonwealth of Toil: Chapters in the History of Massachusetts Workers and ...

Tom Juravich, William F. Hartford, James R. Green - Business & Economics - 1996 - 193 pages
Massuchusetts workers have fought for many important advances that have been enjoyed by other Americans. The right to organize, restrictions on work hours and child labour, and ...
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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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The Transformation of U.S. Unions: Voices, Visions, and Strategies from the ...

Ray M. Tillman, Michael S. Cummings - Political Science - 1999 - 297 pages
Addressing the state of the trade unions in the US. Eighteen contributors argue that long-term solutions have to come from the grass roots of the union movement by expansion ...
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Which Direction for Organized Labor?: Essays on Organizing, Outreach, and ...

Bruce Nissen - Political Science - 1999 - 260 pages
Which Direction for Organized Labor? addresses critical questions facing the U.S. labor movements as it approaches the twenty-first century.
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A Short History of the U.S. Working Class: From Colonial Times to the Twenty ...

Paul Le Blanc - History - 2017 - 205 pages
In a blend of economic, social, and political history, P Le Blanc shows how important labor issues have been, and continue to be, in the forging of our nation's history. Within ...
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Organized Labor and American Politics, 1894-1994: The Labor-Liberal Alliance

Kevin Boyle - Political Science - 1998 - 274 pages
Traces the rise and fall of organized labor's political power over the course of the twentieth century.
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