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Radical Unionism in the Midwest, 1900-1950

Rosemary Feurer - History - 2006 - 320 pages
After several failed attempts to organize workers in the early years of the Depression, District Eight of the United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers (UE) elected the ...
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Historical Roots of the Urban Crisis: Blacks in the Industrial City, 1900-1950

Henry L. Taylor Jr., Walter Hill - History - 2013 - 290 pages
This collection of 12 new essays will tell the story of how the gradual transformation of industrial society into service-driven postindustrial society affected black life and ...
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Victory at Home: Manpower and Race in the American South During World War II

Charles D. Chamberlain - Business & Economics - 2010 - 282 pages
Victory at Home is at once an institutional history of the federal War Manpower Commission and a social history of the southern labor force within the commission's province ...
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Divided We Stand: American Workers and the Struggle for Black Equality

Bruce Nelson - History - 2002 - 388 pages
Divided We Stand is a study of how class and race have intersected in American society--above all, in the "making" and remaking of the American working class in the nineteenth ...
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Black and Blue: African Americans, the Labor Movement, and the Decline of ...

Paul Frymer - History - 2008 - 202 pages
In the 1930s, fewer than one in one hundred U.S. labor union members were African American. By 1980, the figure was more than one in five. Black and Blue explores the politics ...
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Against Labor: How U.S. Employers Organized to Defeat Union Activism

Rosemary Feurer, Chad Pearson - Political Science - 2017 - 288 pages
Against Labor highlights the tenacious efforts by employers to organize themselves as a class to contest labor. Ranging across a spectrum of understudied issues, essayists ...
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Students Against Sweatshops

Liza Featherstone, United Students Against Sweatshops - Education - 2002 - 120 pages
This short, punchy, yet sharply analytic book, written by USAS activists and an expert journalist, provides a record of a new mass campaign and a tool for the realization of ...
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