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crisis of American labor.

Sidney Lens

crisis of American labor.

by Sidney Lens

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Published by A. S. Barnes in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Labor unions -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesPerpetua book -- P-4020.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination318 p.
    Number of Pages318
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14068624M

    Labor in Crisis The Steel Strike of Conceived as a prologue to the s industrial-union triumph in steel, Labor in Crisis explains the failure of unionization before the New Deal era and the reasons for mass-production unionism's eventual success. Widely regarded as a failure, the great steel strike had both immediate and far-reaching consequences that are important to the history. The Pullman strike of shut down the rail system from Chicago to the West Coast, culminating two decades of labor unrest and helping to define an epochal transition in American history. In this wide-ranging collection, leading labor historians use the prism of the Pullman strike to broaden our understanding of the crisis of the examining the strike in the context of continuities.

    Labor Embattled History, Power, Rights. What history has to say about the current crisis of American labor. American unions are weaker now than at any time in the past hundred years, with fewer than one in ten private-sector workers currently organized. [A Crisis Wasted] makes a subtle but irresistible argument that, given the conservative undertow of American politics, liberals and progressives who are serious about change can’t just wing it but must prepare detailed economic policy analyses and prescriptions long in advance of taking power.”Released on: Ap

    By the s, however, the title chosen by David Montgomery, one of the nation’s leading scholars of labor, for his history of American workers from to , The Fall of the House of Labor, seemed more apt. To be sure, organized labor, which is what Montgomery meant by “the house of labor,” has fallen as often as it has risen.   Labor activist and scholar of the American labor movement Stanley Aronowitz argues that the movement as we have known it for the last years is effectively dead. And he explains how this death has been a long time coming—the organizing and political principles adopted by US unions at mid-century have taken a terrible toll.


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Our children, our parents. Our neighbors. The supply of willing workers is overwhelming, but we don&#;t have the demand to match. Americans want to work. Putting the American people back to work is not only an economic. Labor Matters: African American Labor Crisis, presents a sobering historical analysis of race and employment relations in the United States through thirteen unique essays-including scholarly articles, speeches, a biographical essay, and law review notes.

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In January, the Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that US union membership in shrunk to its lowest level in a century. Sam was gracious enough to agree to an email interview with Jacobin contributing editor Chris Maisano to discuss the ongoing crisis in American labor and possible paths to renewal.

'American Labor: A Documentary History is an outstanding collection of materials drawn from a wide variety of sources. Responsive to the themes of gender and ethnicity that have characterized much recent scholarship, this collection by two leading labor historians does not neglect more traditional themes of union organizing, collective bargaining, and government-labor relations.

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Product Information. No solution to the crisis of American race relations is viable without taking into account labor matters.

Labor Matters: African American Labor Crisis, presents a sobering historical analysis of race and employment relations in the United States through thirteen unique essays--including scholarly articles, speeches, a biographical essay, and law review notes.

The Crisis of American Labor. Operation Dixie and the Defeat of the CIO. Barbara S. Griffith. With a Foreword by Janet Irons. Operation Dixie—the attempt by the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) to unionize the postwar South—was on the defensive almost as soon as it began in   There is a growing crisis in the American economy and it's not what you think.

Labor markets are tight, almost too tight, and that is causing problems for the lowest paying businesses. Labor’s long crisis led to the victory of John Sweeney’s New Voices team, which took over the AFL-CIO in Sweeney’s team gave a liberal makeover to the stodgy Cold War federation apparatus, and promised a labor renewal.

The new class line is the theme of esteemed political scientist Robert D. Putnam’s latest bestseller, Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis.

Putnam’s book struck a nerve because it puts the crisis of the American dream into focus: a majority of Americans see economic mobility as a possibility only for the already wealthy, and Republicans. Even if the s are a period of less than unalloyed glory for organized labor, we may be entering another golden age of labor historiography.

Greenhouse’s book comes on the heels of. A fascinating book." —Stephen Lerner, Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor, Georgetown University "Cedric de Leon offers a compelling narrative that sheds light on our present political moment and serves as a resource to anyone wishing to understand and end the crisis of confidence that has gripped American politics.".Powerful and accessible, A History of America in Ten Strikes challenges all of our contemporary assumptions around labor, unions, and American workers.

In this brilliant book, labor historian Erik Loomis recounts ten critical workers’ strikes in American labor history that everyone needs to know about (and then provides an annotated list of the most important moments in American labor.The labor history of the United States describes the history of organized labor, US labor law, and more general history of working people, in the United ing in the s, unions became important components of the Democratic historians question why a Labor Party did not emerge in the United States, in contrast to Western Europe.