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Labor (1 December 2014) 11 (4): 63–90.
Published: 01 December 2014
.... Riley also considers the predominant responses to the amphetamine problem by trucking industry representatives, government officials, organized labor, and the mass media, all of which helped to obscure the work-related roots of the amphetamine problem. The essay contributes to an understanding of how...
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Labor (1 September 2015) 12 (3): 75–96.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Timothy J. Minchin This article provides the first detailed examination of the “Solidarity Day” march, which was held on September 19, 1981, in Washington, DC. Well funded and well organized, Solidarity Day was a mass protest against President Reagan's policies, particularly his cuts to social...
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Labor (1 September 2004) 1 (3): 124–126.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Susan Levine A Consumers' Republic: The Politics of Mass Consumption in Postwar America Lizabeth Cohen New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2003 567 pp., $35.00(cloth) © 2004 by Labor and Working-Class History Association 2004 BOOK REVIEWS A Consumers’ Republic: The Politics of Mass Consumption in...
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Labor (1 March 2004) 1 (1): 21–22.
Published: 01 March 2004
... workers’ movements of the two countries in the twenty-first century. Labor: Studies in Working-Class History of the Americas, Volume 1, Issue 1 Copyright © 2004 by Labor and Working-Class History Association 19 ARTS AND MEDIA Introduction to...
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Labor (1 May 2010) 7 (2): 108–110.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Bethany Moreton Outside the Box: Corporate Media, Globalization, and the UPS Strike Deepa Kumar Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2007 xviii +237 pp., $35.00 (cloth); $25.00 (paper) Labor and Working-Class History Association 2010 BOOK REVIEWS The Canal Builders: Making America’s Empire...
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Labor (1 December 2018) 15 (4): 37–58.
Published: 01 December 2018
... term working class by decade Since the 2016 election season, mass media in the United States have been awash in references to the country’s “working class.” The misery of the group or the racism of its white members have explained Donald Trump’s election to the presidency. 1 Researchers have...
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Labor (1 September 2018) 15 (3): 55–76.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Richard Wells This article takes stock of the recent union organizing in digital media. It offers some context, beginning with a discussion of the crisis in the traditional, printbased news business that is both cause and effect of the growth of the digital news media. The article then provides a...
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Labor (1 February 2016) 13 (1): 11–39.
Published: 01 February 2016
.... Workers' pursuit of their smoking habit led them to push back some of the constraints of assembly line work discipline and employer rule making that defined mass-production industry during the early to mid-twentieth century, ultimately creating spaces of autonomy and rest within the rigidity and monotony...
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Labor (1 September 2018) 15 (3): 31–54.
Published: 01 September 2018
... claims in the period’s elite political and media discourse: white workers comprised the core of an alienated, traditionalist white majority—a group many called Middle America—separated from liberal white professionals by a deep cultural divide. Copyright © 2018 Labor and Working-Class History Association...
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Labor (1 May 2013) 10 (2): 9–29.
Published: 01 May 2013
... the 1930s when a critical mass of reporters working in the mainstream media came to identify with a distinct approach to covering labor. They were not the first journalists to specialize in writing about unions, yet before the strike waves of the 1930s, as Time magazine noted in 1937, “the...
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Labor (1 March 2010) 7 (1): 23–26.
Published: 01 March 2010
... grassroots. Fortunately, Sugrue acknowledges (more than most scholars) the diversity among African American strategies for freedom. Unfortunately, he often echoes the judgment of the sensationalist media and the paranoid FBI: that the most bombastic talkers—those who spoke of armed insurrection—are the most...
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Labor (1 February 2016) 13 (1): 151–153.
Published: 01 February 2016
... workers’ place within the American Dream” (283). The New Deal legislation that propelled union activism coincided with photojour- nalism advances that fostered the development of a visual mass media. Photographers car- ried lighter cameras more capable of...
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Labor (1 September 2008) 5 (3): 9–12.
Published: 01 September 2008
... spirit evident “in every theatrical demonstration that diverts the mass media for its own cause.” But herein lies the rub: Can the media really be used to advance a cause? As part of a strategy? Or is this just Labor: Studies in Working-Class History of the Americas, Volume 5, Issue 3 DOI...
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Labor (1 May 2019) 16 (2): 138–139.
Published: 01 May 2019
... 2016 election created an unprecedented opportunity to evaluate the continuing hold of the news media — whether mass market or local, print or digital, public or social — on our political culture. It also demonstrated the limitations of journalism’s professional creed of objectivity, which, more often...
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Labor (1 December 2017) 14 (4): 123–125.
Published: 01 December 2017
... metropolitan areas is essential to our understanding of urban America. James Wolfinger has examined more than just the history of mass transit in the influential city of Philadelphia. He has also addressed two other themes seldom investigated within that urban realm: labor union and personnel relations that...
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Labor (1 September 2012) 9 (3): 13–24.
Published: 01 September 2012
.... And then #27;fth is the role of the media, and this what I love about Occupy, is that it didn’t need the mass media. Social networking, social media, allow Occupy to build a presence for two weeks before the mainstream media paid attention, and then made Occupy part of the...
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Labor (1 March 2005) 2 (1): 147–149.
Published: 01 March 2005
...” pro- duced by the mass media than the box offi ce smashes of a series of “guerrilla” documenta- ries (for they are anything but conventional narratives) over the last year or so. Rather than escaping into yet another pubescent comedy, postmodern action thriller, or romanticized his- torical drama...
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Labor (1 March 2005) 2 (1): 140–143.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Media, 2003 145 mins. Nothing illustrates the exhaustion of the North American public from the “reality” pro- duced by the mass media than the box offi ce smashes of a series of “guerrilla” documenta- ries (for they are anything but conventional narratives) over the last year or so. Rather than...
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Labor (1 March 2005) 2 (1): 143–144.
Published: 01 March 2005
...” pro- duced by the mass media than the box offi ce smashes of a series of “guerrilla” documenta- ries (for they are anything but conventional narratives) over the last year or so. Rather than escaping into yet another pubescent comedy, postmodern action thriller, or romanticized his- torical drama...
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Labor (1 March 2005) 2 (1): 145–147.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Media, 2003 145 mins. Nothing illustrates the exhaustion of the North American public from the “reality” pro- duced by the mass media than the box offi ce smashes of a series of “guerrilla” documenta- ries (for they are anything but conventional narratives) over the last year or so. Rather than...