30 best books about labor

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Carry it On!: A History in Song and Picture of the Working Men and Women of America
Carry it On!: A History in Song and Picture of the Working Men and Women of America

The Story Of America's Working People In Song And Picture Carry It On tells the story of working people in...

views: 16, published: 29.08.2018
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Pink Collar Workers
Pink Collar Workers
views: 9, published: 30.08.2018
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Working in China: Ethnographies of Labor and Workplace Transformation
Working in China: Ethnographies of Labor and Workplace Transformation

After a quarter of a century of market reform, China has become the workshop of the world and the leading growth...

views: 8, published: 01.08.2018
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How the University Works: Higher Education and the Low-Wage Nation
How the University Works: Higher Education and the Low-Wage Nation

As much as we think we know about the modern university, very little has been said about what it's like to work...

views: 7, published: 03.08.2018
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Mollie's Job: A Story of Life and Work on the Global Assembly Line
Mollie's Job: A Story of Life and Work on the Global Assembly Line

Following the flight of one woman's factory job from the United States to Mexico, this compelling work offers a...

views: 7, published: 17.08.2018
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Segmented Work, Divided Workers: The Historical Transformation of Labor in the United States
Segmented Work, Divided Workers: The Historical Transformation of Labor in the United States

Segmented Work, Divided Workers presents a restatement and expansion of the theory of labor segmentation by three of...

views: 6, published: 01.08.2018
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Audacious Democracy: Labor, Intellectuals, And The Social Reconstruction Of America
Audacious Democracy: Labor, Intellectuals, And The Social Reconstruction Of America

The labor movement-reviled, held in contempt, or ignored for a generation-is making itself heard again. How can a...

views: 5, published: 04.08.2018
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Love and Revolution: A Political Memoir: People's History of the Greensboro Massacre, Its Setting and Aftermath
Love and Revolution: A Political Memoir: People's History of the Greensboro Massacre, Its Setting and Aftermath

On November 3, 1979, members of the Ku Klux Klan drove into an anti-Klan rally in a black housing project in...

views: 5, published: 02.08.2018
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Bound in Twine: The History and Ecology of the Henequen-Wheat Complex for Mexico and the American and Canadian Plains, 1880-1950
Bound in Twine: The History and Ecology of the Henequen-Wheat Complex for Mexico and the American and Canadian Plains, 1880-1950

Before the invention of the combine, the binder was an essential harvesting implement that cut grain and bound the...

views: 5, published: 18.08.2018
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Home and Work: Housework, Wages, and the Ideology of Labor in the Early Republic
Home and Work: Housework, Wages, and the Ideology of Labor in the Early Republic

Over the course of a two hundred year period, women's domestic labor gradually lost its footing as a recognized...

views: 5, published: 22.09.2018
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State of the Unions: How Labor Can Strengthen the Middle Class, Improve Our Economy, and Regain Political Influence
State of the Unions: How Labor Can Strengthen the Middle Class, Improve Our Economy, and Regain Political Influence

In the tradition of What's the Matter with Kansas? and Nickel and Dimed, this book is deep exploration of the...

views: 5, published: 12.09.2018
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Testing the New Deal: The General Textile Strike of 1934 in the American South
Testing the New Deal: The General Textile Strike of 1934 in the American South

In September 1934 two-thirds of the southern textile labor force walked off their jobs, inspired by Roosevelt's...

views: 4, published: 05.08.2018
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Pure and Simple Politics: The American Federation of Labor and Political Activism, 1881 - 1917
Pure and Simple Politics: The American Federation of Labor and Political Activism, 1881 - 1917

Scholarship on American labor politics has been dominated by the view that the American Federation of Labor, the...

views: 4, published: 30.08.2018
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Equity: Why Employee Ownership Is Good For Business
Equity: Why Employee Ownership Is Good For Business

1591393310|9781591393313. Equity Why Employee Ownership Is Good For Business published in the year 2005 was published...

views: 4, published: 24.09.2018
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Fruits of Their Labor
Fruits of Their Labor

In 1933 Congress granted American laborers the right of collective bargaining, but farmworkers got no New Deal. Cindy...

views: 4, published: 04.09.2018
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WAVES OF OPPOSITION: Labor and the Struggle for Democratic Radio
WAVES OF OPPOSITION: Labor and the Struggle for Democratic Radio

'Waves of Opposition' describes and analyses the battles over the powerful medium of radio, which helped...

views: 3, published: 05.08.2018
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Voice Of Southern Labor: Radio, Music, And Textile Strikes, 1929-1934
Voice Of Southern Labor: Radio, Music, And Textile Strikes, 1929-1934

In 1929 and 1934, southern textile mill hands, about 400,000 of them, created one of the largest united labor...

views: 3, published: 21.08.2018
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Cutting Into the Meatpacking Line: Workers and Change in the Rural Midwest
Cutting Into the Meatpacking Line: Workers and Change in the Rural Midwest

The nostalgic vision of a rural Midwest populated by independent family farmers hides the reality that rural wage...

views: 3, published: 25.08.2018
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No cover for Agrarian Socialism: Cooperative Commonwealth Federation in Saskatchewan
Agrarian Socialism: Cooperative Commonwealth Federation in Saskatchewan

s/t: A Study in Political Sociology

views: 3, published: 23.08.2018
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Union Against Unions: The Minneapolis Citizens Alliance and its Fights Against Organized Labor, 1903-1947
Union Against Unions: The Minneapolis Citizens Alliance and its Fights Against Organized Labor, 1903-1947

A groundbreaking labor study, this book offers a detailed portrait of the Citizens Alliance (CA), a union of...

views: 3, published: 17.08.2018
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