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Labor (1 March 2019) 16 (1): 37–64.
Published: 01 March 2019
... attached to industrial heritage discourse in the region. It will discuss why certain representations of the industrial past do not appear under the spotlight of the Ruhr’s heritage industry and will conclude by using the case study of the Ruhr Museum to illustrate what appears today as a/the dominant and...
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Labor (1 May 2004) 1 (2): 65–88.
Published: 01 May 2004
... democracy. However, the debate over Mexican immigration revolved around whether it would be possible to admit Mexicans as agricultural workers while ensuring that they did not become industrial immigrants. In other words, could the United States use its control over immigration to forge a racialized...
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Labor (1 March 2006) 3 (1): 177–180.
Published: 01 March 2006
...David A. Zonderman American Labor: A Documentary Collection Melvyn Dubofsky and Joseph A. McCartin, eds. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004 vii + 320 pp., $26.95 (paper); The Voice of the People: Primary Sources on the History of American Labor, Industrial Relations, and Working-Class Culture...
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Labor (1 December 2006) 3 (4): 90–93.
Published: 01 December 2006
... Industrial Democracy in Progressive New York Richard A. Greenwald Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2005 xii + 332 pp., $24.95 (paper) BOOK REVIEWS The Creation of the British Atlantic World Elizabeth Mancke and Carole Shammas, eds. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005 vi...
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Labor (1 March 2010) 7 (1): 138–140.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Daniel E. Bender Bodies of Work: Civic Display and Labor in Industrial Pittsburgh Edward Slavishak Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2008 x + 368 pp., 30 illustrations, $89.95 (cloth); $24.95 (paper) Labor and Working-Class History Association 2010...
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Labor (1 May 2010) 7 (2): 111–113.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Julie Guthman Sweet Tyranny: Migrant Labor, Industrial Agriculture, and Imperial Politics Kathleen Mapes Urbana: Illinois University Press, 2009 xi + 307 pp., $30.00 (paper); $80.00 (cloth) Labor and Working-Class History Association 2010...
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Labor (1 March 2011) 8 (1): 141–143.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Hugh Cunningham Industrial Violence and the Legal Origins of Child Labor James D. Schmidt New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010 xxiii + 279 pp., $85.00 (cloth); $27.99 (paper) Labor and Working-Class History Association 2011 BOOK REVIEWS Staley: The Fight for a New American...
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Labor (1 December 2012) 9 (4): 55–60.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Michael Hillard This roundtable is a frank state-of-the-field discussion by leading scholars of industrial relations. Whereas the decline of organized labor has likely helped push labor history into new arenas of inquiry, the near-collapse of collective bargaining represents a more existential...
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Labor (1 March 2013) 10 (1): 11–20.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Peter Cole © 2013 by Labor and Working-Class History Association 2013 No Jobs on the Waterfront: Labor, Race, and the End of the Industrial City Peter Cole “They used to make steel there, no?” — ​Vondas Many viewers, critics, and academics love The Wire...
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Labor (1 March 2013) 10 (1): 81–98.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Charles Delgadillo In this article, Charles Delgadillo addresses the fate of the Progressive approach to the labor question, which sought to eliminate socially costly industrial strikes through quasi-judicial measures that envisioned government as a neutral adjudicator between warring labor and...
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Labor (1 September 2013) 10 (3): 121–123.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Verónica Martínez-Matsuda They Saved the Crops: Labor, Landscape, and the Struggle over Industrial Farming in Bracero-Era California . Mitchell Don . Athens : University of Georgia Press , 2012 576 pp., $79.95 (cloth); $26.95 (paper) © 2013 by Labor and Working-Class History...
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Labor (1 March 2014) 11 (1): 140–142.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Aviva Chomsky Dangerous Trade: Histories of Industrial Hazard across a Globalizing World . Sellers Christopher and Melling Joseph , eds. Philadelphia : Temple University Press , 2012 x + 218 pp. , $80.95 (cloth); $30.95 (paper) © 2014 by Labor and Working-Class History...
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Labor (1 December 2014) 11 (4): 39–62.
Published: 01 December 2014
... intermediaries in American industries for decades. Third, the board required corporations and unions to accept binding-arbitration clauses that over time tended to be more beneficial to workers and unions than to stockholders and management. Finally, the system constructed in 1942–45 served as a model when...
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Labor (1 December 2014) 11 (4): 118–120.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Joseph A. McCartin Crucible of Freedom: Workers' Democracy in the Industrial Heartland, 1914–1960 . Davin Eric Leif . Lanham, MD : Lexington Books , 2010 ix + 453 pp. , $99.00 (cloth); $44.99 (paper) © 2014 by Labor and Working-Class History Association 2014   118...
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Labor (1 September 2008) 5 (3): 9–12.
Published: 01 September 2008
...: Review of Wobblies: A Graphic History of the Industrial Workers of the World Ian Gordon Verso published Wobblies in 2005 to mark the one-hundredth anniversary of the founding of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW). The volume collects numerous graphic presentations, or comics, of...
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Labor (1 September 2009) 6 (3): 65–88.
Published: 01 September 2009
...; Jeff Bowersox; Nan Enstad; and the anonymous reviewer for their helpful and encouraging comments on the various drafts of this article. Of course, any errors remain mine. Death at the Machine: Critiques of Industrial Capitalism in the Fiction of Labor Activist Lizzie M. Holmes Ruth Percy...
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Labor (1 September 2010) 7 (3): 53–78.
Published: 01 September 2010
... taste.” Let them eat some grass and work that out of their system, he said. Danna was not a frontiersman, living in some remote, undeveloped wilderness. He spent his whole career as a steelworker in Hancock County, West Virginia. Yet his experiences and his lifestyle were quite different from industrial...
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Labor (1 March 2012) 9 (1): 145–147.
Published: 01 March 2012
... examines the region as a whole. Shell- Weiss is especially good at tying Miami’s changing demographics to more than outside forces such as the Cuban Revolution. Her analysis of the rise and fall of Miami’s specialized garment industry (highlighting the “Made in Miami” style) shows that workplace...
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Labor (1 March 2008) 5 (1): 75–99.
Published: 01 March 2008
... the wake of large-scale industrial production, temporary help work has become a popular form of employment for poor and working-class communities. Unfortunately, this article shows that the social, psychological, and economic ramifications of doing this kind of work are not so new; they are in fact...
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Labor (1 December 2011) 8 (4): 65–87.
Published: 01 December 2011
... leaders in the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America (ACWA). The successful drive to organize more than thirty thousand laundry workers in 1937 launched an experiment in industrial unionism within a service industry composed primarily of women and people of color. The article explores the factors that...