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The American labor movement

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Published by University Press of America in Lanham .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Labor unions -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by David Brody.
      ContributionsBrody, David, 1930-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6508 .A449 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination162 p. ;
      Number of Pages162
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3027051M
      ISBN 100819146676
      LC Control Number85007482

      Plantation society, land and labor on Costa Rica's Atlantic Coast, Chomsky, Aviva: 1: American Labor and European Politics: The Afl As a Transnational Force: Godson, Roy: 1: The American Socialist Movement Kipnis, Ira: 1: Revolutionary Movement in Britain, Kendall, Walter: 1: Mask of Democracy: Labor Suppression. READING Samuel Gompers, The American Labor Movement: Its Makeup, Achievements and Aspirations () In this excerpt from Congressional testimony given in by Samuel Gompers, head of the American Federation of Labor (AFL), Gompers expresses his view that AFL unions have no revolutionary or utopian objective — they merely want to get the best possible deal they can from the capitalist.

        What emerges is a picture of an American labor movement forced to operate on terrain shaped by powerful corporations, a weak state, and an inhospitable judicial system. What also emerges is a picture of an American worker that has virtually disappeared from the American social : Rick Fantasia. Whether it was the Russian workers in the early twentieth century who survived the revolution, whether it was the Italian anarchists of the s, or the Latin American immigrants of the s and , they injected new life into the American labor movement.

      The American Labor Movement A New Beginning. Sam Dolgoff (Author) $ Quantity. Add to Cart. Publisher: Libertarian Labour Review Binding: pam Pages: 79 Released: January 5, ISBN No ISBN. Four essays by the noted anarcho-syndicalist discuss the development of the US labor movement in terms of the constant conflict between its.   I came across this book years ago, it must be one of the first serious histories of American labor: The Labor Movement in America, by Richard T. Ely, Thomas Y. Crowell & .


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Rethinking the American Labor Movement tells the story of the various groups and incidents that make up what we think of as the 'labor movement', and shows that not only were these efforts political in nature, but together, they form a social movement that has helped. A history of the labor movement — and how to reinvent it in the new economy Farmworkers harvest tomatoes in Immokalee, Fla., in Labor organizers put pressure on the fast-food industry to.

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Staley The Fight for a New American Labor Movement Awards and Recognition: Awarded the Certificate of Superior Achievement by the Illinois State Historical Society, Awarded the C.L.R. James Prize for Best Book in Working-Class Studies by the Working-Class Studies Association, Those conditions, the dehumanization of the American laborer in large, and impersonal factories, led to numrous revolts and uprisings.

At the same time, minority workers began to take a more active role in the American labor movement. Inat a Boston meeting of black businessmen, the National Negro Business League was organized. For nearly half a century, an air of inevitability has clung to the decline of the American labor movement.

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This reprint of a groundbreaking history that traces American women’s struggle for freedom, equality and unity in the labor movement follows the triumphs and set backs of this fight from the early Colonial labor. Beginning with a preface by reknowned labor lawyer Thomas Geoghegan, Why Labor Organizing Should Be a Civil Right explains the American labor movement’s historical importance to social change, it provides data on the failure of current law to deter employer abuses, and it compares U.S.

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Federal Records and African American History (SummerVol. 29, No. 2) By James Gilbert Cassedy. The records of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) have been, and will remain, indispensable to the study of African American labor history.