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Published: 01 March 2024
Figure 4. The Scientific Staff in 1912, including Filipino scientists like Angel Arguelles. More
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Published: 01 September 2021
Figure 1. The illustrated sheet music cover for Harvey Dodworth's Central Park concerts. Dodworth argued that the musicians should not be paid union rates because it was a free concert, although he profited from the concerts by publishing these songs. Courtesy of the Lester S. Levy Collection More
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Labor (2009) 6 (1): 107–125.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Lynne Marks This essay argues that while historians of working-class women have generally developed a complex and multi-faceted approach to studying their subjects, that religion has remained largely invisible in such studies. This essay argues for the value of incorporating religion as a category...
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Labor (2009) 6 (3): 43–47.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Allan M. Kulikoff Using a political economy framework, Woody Holton argues that state fiscal policies during the 1780s constitute primitive accumulation, that violent process by which powerful men steal the means of subsistence of common folk, thus forcing them into waged labor and creating a class...
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Labor (2013) 10 (2): 31–53.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Lane Windham Through a case study of the largest National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) election in the 1970s, the author challenges the dominant historical narrative that the entire decade was a period of decline for worker militancy. Instead, Lane Windham argues that workers were steadily forming...
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Labor (2009) 6 (1): 5–32.
Published: 01 March 2009
... conveniently substitutes for analysis of the shifting religious terrain of the South. In contrast, we argue that the potential for a sympathetic hearing from southern religious leaders was greater than scholars have previously believed, but that the CIO staff responsible for interpreting Operation Dixie's...
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Labor (2009) 6 (2): 23–26.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Corey Capers This commentary focuses on the discrepancies between the use of the concepts freedom and ideology in Ely's Israel on the Appomattox . Though the slippage between the two terms is pervasive in the historiography and not limited to Ely's book, Corey Capers argues that we need a more...
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Labor (2010) 7 (1): 7–16.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Michael Honey In “Race, Labor and the City in the Obama Era: King's Unfinished Agenda,” Honey surveys what has happened in Memphis since the King assassination. He argues that King's phase one of civil rights has largely succeeded but that King's phase two of economic justice has...
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Labor (2019) 16 (3): 87–93.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Yalidy Matos “A Legacy of Exclusion” briefly traces the historical migration of Latinas/os to the US South, countering the myth that the migration of Latinas/os to the region is new. Additionally, the piece argues that the exclusion Latinas/os face in the region is a continuation of racist policies...
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Labor (2019) 16 (4): 49–65.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Michael Goldfield; Cody R. Melcher In this article, the authors look at the supposed causal role of progressive labor legislation on union organizing. As an extension of the Wagner Act debates of the late 1980s and early 1990s, the authors argue—contrary to the accepted wisdom of virtually all...
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Labor (2020) 17 (4): 9–33.
Published: 01 December 2020
... on blood-borne pathogens and the Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act of 2000. We argue that these campaigns developed in response to the growing physical precarity of women health-care workers in the era of “managed care,” caused by the intensification and flexibilization of health-care labor...
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Labor (2023) 20 (2): 128–143.
Published: 01 May 2023
... the conversation from class, consumption, and representation to work, labor, and production, arguing that this view highlights the extent to which television is engaging with questions of labor more often than we realize. Scholars have long been disappointed in how the working class has been represented...
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Labor (2023) 20 (1): 5–48.
Published: 01 February 2023
.... This article explores how a Popular Front alliance came into being by tracing the events of 1935 that led Communists to eschew their prior sectarianism and non‐Communists to recognize the value of collaboration with their now‐former rivals. It also contends that contrary to what some recent scholarship argues...
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Labor (2019) 16 (2): 99–122.
Published: 01 May 2019
... a contract. It argues that the Wisconsin local effectively used research and political power to improve conditions for instructional workers and to affect funding patterns across the institution. It did so while only ever attracting a minority of faculty to join. In addition to its important salary work...
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Labor (2019) 16 (3): 79–85.
Published: 01 September 2019
... justice. More specifically, it argues that the term erases the historical and contemporary presence of Afro-Latinos/ as in the South and that those deploying Juan Crow often inadvertently stage Jim Crow as a historical relic and Juan Crow as a present concern, thereby erasing contemporary black oppression...
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Labor (2010) 7 (3): 33–52.
Published: 01 September 2010
... from demands for employment and economic reform that had dominated the agendas of civil rights organizations in the 1940s and later regained urgency in the late 1960s. Jacquelyn Dowd Hall and other scholars emphasize the negative effects of the Cold War, arguing that the National Association...
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Labor (2011) 8 (3): 5–14.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Alex Lichtenstein This essay suggests what a labor-based history of the U.S. carceral state in the twentieth century might look like. In particular, it argues that the bifurcation of prison studies into examinations of life “behind the walls” and the place of incarceration in the society at large...
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Labor (2012) 9 (2): 7–24.
Published: 01 May 2012
... for the supposedly grand triumphs of Madison, or who retreated to a facile Popular Front-style liberalism, or who saw the events in Wisconsin as mere workings of a grand right-wing conspiracy. Ultimately I argue that one of the most promising contributions that historians made during the Madison moment was to both...
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Labor (2016) 13 (3-4): 83–103.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Leon Fink; Julie Greene; Micah Wright This article details US officials’ mobilization of Puerto Rican labor during the occupation of the Dominican Republic (1916–1924) and the consequences for transnational working-class solidarity. It argues that the military government relied on Puerto Ricans...
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Labor (2013) 10 (2): 55–75.
Published: 01 May 2013
... raised concerns regarding the city's fiscal position and its ability to control its labor force. When the strike began, many criticized the teachers for walking off the job but still supported the teachers' goals, arguing that adequate teacher salaries were vital, particularly following a year of double...