Demand for dignity the rise of organized labor

Filename: demand-for-dignity-the-rise-of-organized-labor.pdf
ISBN: UOM:39015002670837
Release Date: 1970
Number of pages: 43
Author: Charles K. McFarland

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Demand for dignity the rise of organized labor

Filename: demand-for-dignity-the-rise-of-organized-labor.pdf
ISBN: 081143883X
Release Date: 1970
Number of pages: 43
Author: Victor Osborne
Publisher: Heinemann/Raintree

Download and read online Demand for dignity the rise of organized labor in PDF and EPUB Answers questions about length, height, depth, displacement, weight, energy, speed, time, temperature, angles, and volume.

Corruption and Reform in the Teamsters Union

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ISBN: 0252028252
Release Date: 2003
Number of pages: 298
Author: David Scott Witwer
Publisher: University of Illinois Press

Download and read online Corruption and Reform in the Teamsters Union in PDF and EPUB "Arguing that the Teamsters Union was by its very nature especially vulnerable to certain forms of corruption, David Witwer charts the process by which organized crime came to play a significant role in sectors of the union, from low-level involvements of the 1930s to suspicions of mob ties among the union's upper echelons beginning in the 1950s. Witwer includes a detailed account of the links forged between the Mafia and union head Jimmy Hoffa as well as the highly revealing McClellan Committee investigation that first brought these links to light."--Jacket.

The Princeton Encyclopedia of American Political History Two volume set

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ISBN: 9781400833566
Release Date: 2009-11-09
Number of pages: 1056
Author: Michael Kazin
Publisher: Princeton University Press

Download and read online The Princeton Encyclopedia of American Political History Two volume set in PDF and EPUB An essential resource for anyone interested in U.S. history and politics, this two-volume encyclopedia covers the major forces that have shaped American politics from the founding to today. Broad in scope, the book addresses both the traditional topics of political history--such as eras, institutions, political parties, presidents, and founding documents--and the wider subjects of current scholarship, including military, electoral, and economic events, as well as social movements, popular culture, religion, education, race, gender, and more. Each article, specially commissioned for this book, goes beyond basic facts to provide readers with crucial context, expert analysis, and informed perspectives on the evolution of American politics. Written by more than 170 leading historians and social scientists, The Princeton Encyclopedia of American Political History gives students, scholars, and researchers authoritative introductions to the subject's most important topics and a first step to further research. Features nearly 190 entries, organized alphabetically and written by a distinguished team of scholars, including Dean Baker, Lewis L. Gould, Alexander Keyssar, James T. Kloppenberg, Patricia Nelson Limerick, Lisa McGirr, Mark A. Noll, Jack N. Rakove, Nick Salvatore, Stephen Skowronek, Jeremi Suri, and Julian E. Zelizer Describes key political periods and eras, from the founding to the present day Traces the history of political institutions, parties, and founding documents Explains ideas, philosophies, and movements that shaped American politics Presents the political history and influence of geographic regions Describes the roles of ethnic, racial, and religious groups in the political process Explores the influence of mass culture, from political cartoons to the Internet Examines recurring issues that shape political campaigns and policy, from class, gender, and race to crime, education, taxation, voting, welfare, and much more Includes bibliographies, cross-references, appendixes, a comprehensive index, and more than 50 illustrations and maps

Encyclopedia of U S Labor and Working class History

Filename: encyclopedia-of-u-s-labor-and-working-class-history.pdf
ISBN: 9780415968263
Release Date: 2007
Number of pages: 1561
Author: Eric Arnesen
Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Download and read online Encyclopedia of U S Labor and Working class History in PDF and EPUB Providing sweeping coverage of U.S. labor history, this resource contains over 650 entries, encompassing labor history from the colonial era to the present. Written as an objective social history, the "Encyclopedia" encapsulates the rise and decline, and continuous change of U.S. labor history into the 21st century.

The New York Teacher

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ISBN: CORNELL:31924062247865
Release Date: 1938
Number of pages:

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Who Rules America Now

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ISBN: 0881339385
Release Date: 1997-01-01
Number of pages: 230
Author: G. William Domhoff
Publisher: Waveland PressInc

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The Age of Acquiescence

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ISBN: 9780316333740
Release Date: 2015-02-17
Number of pages: 480
Author: Steve Fraser
Publisher: Hachette UK

Download and read online The Age of Acquiescence in PDF and EPUB A groundbreaking investigation of how and why, from the 18th century to the present day, American resistance to our ruling elites has vanished. From the American Revolution through the Civil Rights movement, Americans have long mobilized against political, social, and economic privilege. Hierarchies based on inheritance, wealth, and political preferment were treated as obnoxious and a threat to democracy. Mass movements envisioned a new world supplanting dog-eat-dog capitalism. But over the last half-century that political will and cultural imagination have vanished. Why? THE AGE OF ACQUIESCENCE seeks to solve that mystery. Steve Fraser's account of national transformation brilliantly examines the rise of American capitalism, the visionary attempts to protect the democratic commonwealth, and the great surrender to today's delusional fables of freedom and the politics of fear. Effervescent and razorsharp, THE AGE OF ACQUIESCENCE will be one of the most provocative and talked-about books of the year.

Encyclopedia of American Social Movements

Filename: encyclopedia-of-american-social-movements.pdf
ISBN: 9781317471899
Release Date: 2015-07-17
Number of pages: 1750
Author: Immanuel Ness
Publisher: Routledge

Download and read online Encyclopedia of American Social Movements in PDF and EPUB This four-volume set examines every social movement in American history - from the great struggles for abolition, civil rights, and women's equality to the more specific quests for prohibition, consumer safety, unemployment insurance, and global justice.

The Blast

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ISBN: 1904859089
Release Date: 2005
Number of pages: 242
Author: Alexander Berkman
Publisher: AK Press

Download and read online The Blast in PDF and EPUB Explosive writing, reporting and rhetoric of Berkman, Emma Goldman, and others who attempted revolution in 1916-17.

Like Cattle and Horses

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ISBN: 0822327937
Release Date: 2002-04-09
Number of pages: 366
Author: S. A. Smith
Publisher: Duke University Press

Download and read online Like Cattle and Horses in PDF and EPUB DIVExploration of the development of national and class identities among Shanghai workers, claiming that nationalism had a greater hold on working-class identity between 1895 and 1927 than class consciousness./div

The Law

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ISBN: 9781596059641
Release Date: 2006-12-01
Number of pages: 68
Author: Frederic Bastiat
Publisher: Cosimo, Inc.

Download and read online The Law in PDF and EPUB French political libertarian and economist CLAUDE FRDRIC BASTIAT (1801-1850) was one of the most eloquent champions of the concept that property rights and individual freedoms flowed from natural law. Here, in this 1850 classic, a powerful refutation of Karl Marx's Communist Manifesto, published two years earlier, Bastiat discusses: . what is law? . why socialism constitutes legal plunder . the proper function of the law . the law and morality . "the vicious circle of socialism" . the basis for stable government . and more.

Only One Thing Can Save Us

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ISBN: 9781595588654
Release Date: 2014-12-02
Number of pages: 224
Author: Thomas Geoghegan
Publisher: New Press, The

Download and read online Only One Thing Can Save Us in PDF and EPUB Is labor’s day over or is labor the only real answer for our time? In this new book, National Book Critics Circle Award finalist and labor lawyer Thomas Geoghegan argues that even as organized labor seems to be crumbling, a revived—but different—labor movement is now more relevant than ever in our increasingly unequal society. The inequality reshaping the country goes beyond money and income: the workplace is more authoritarian than ever, and we have even less of a say over our conditions at work. He tells us stories, sometimes humorous but more often chilling, about problems working people like his own clients—cabdrivers, cashiers, even Chicago public school teachers—now face in our largely union-free economy. He then explains why a new kind of labor movement (and not just more higher education) will be crucial for saving what is left of the middle class; pushing Keynes’s original, sometimes forgotten ideas for getting the rich to invest and reduce our balance of trade; and promoting John Dewey’s "democratic way of life"—one that would start in the schools and continue in our places of work. A "public policy" book that is compulsively readable, Only One Thing Can Save Us is vintage Geoghegan, blending acerbic and witty commentary with unparalleled insight into the real dynamics (and human experience) of working in America today.