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Workers' struggles, past and present: a "Radical America" reader

Workers' struggles, past and present: a "Radical America" reader

Green, James R., 1944-2016

eBook, Electronic resource, Book. English. History. Electronic books.
Published Philadelphia : Temple University Press 1983

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Details

Statement of responsibility: edited by James Green
ISBN: 0877222932, 1439917841, 9780877222934, 9781439917848
Note: Description based on print version record.
Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Note: Articles published in the journal from 1967 to 1982.
Physical Description: 1 online resource (ix, 410 pages)
Subject: Arbeiterklasse; USA; Working class.; Labor unions.; Labor unions United States History 20th century.; USA.; Gewerkschaft; Working class United States History 20th century.; HISTORY / Social History; Geschichte (1890-1981); United States.
Added Entry: Radical America.

Contents

  1. The demand for black labor: historical notes on the political economy of racism
  2. Four decades of change: black workers in Southern Textiles, 1941-1981
  3. The stop watch and the wooden shoe: scientific management and the industrial workers of the world
  4. "The clerking sisterhood": rationalization and the work culture of saleswomen in American department stores, 1890-1960
  5. Sexual harassment at the workplace: historical notes
  6. "Union fever"; organizing among clerical workers, 1900-1930
  7. Organizing the unemployed: the early years of the Great Depression, 1929-1933
  8. The possibility of radicalism in the early 1930s: the case of steel
  9. A. Philip Randolph and the foundations of black American socialism
  10. Organizing against sexual harassment
  11. Defending the no-strike pledge: CIO politics during World War II
  12. Holding the line: Miners' militancy and the strike of 1978.