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Labor (2013) 10 (4): 39–60.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Justin Jackson While the La Follette Seamen's Act of 1915, a landmark Progressive Era labor law, is often understood as the culmination of a heroic campaign for industrial efficiency, consumer safety, and workers' rights, its origins lie in the political milieu of the Spanish-American War. When...
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Labor (2015) 12 (1-2): 135–158.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Felicia Kornbluh In this article, Felicia Kornbluh profiles activism and litigation by the civil rights movement that centered directly on food and indirectly on access to income with which to provide food for families. It builds upon the evidence of these efforts to restore to the history of civil...
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Labor (2009) 6 (1): 57–86.
Published: 01 March 2009
... and natural rights traditions, which helped to fuel early minimum wage campaigns. Ryan was one of the chief advocates for minimum wage legislation in the U.S. His influential 1906 book A Living Wage: Its Ethical and Economic Aspects brought together Catholic social teaching with American republican ideals...
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Labor (2021) 18 (4): 159–160.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Cathleen D. Cahill Why They Marched: Untold Stories of the Women Who Fought for the Right to Vote . Susan Ware . Cambridge, MA : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press , 2019 . 360 pp, $26.95 (cloth); $16.95 (paper). Copyright © 2021 by Labor and Working-Class History...
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Labor (2018) 15 (3): 141–142.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Laurel Daen No Right to Be Idle: The Invention of Disability, 1840s–1930s , Rose Sarah F. , Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press , 2017 , 398 pp., $95.00 (cloth); $39.95 (paper) Copyright © 2018 Labor and Working-Class History Association 2018 Nearly thirty...
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Labor (2018) 15 (4): 97–101.
Published: 01 December 2018
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Labor (2012) 9 (4): 41–44.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Jack Metzgar © 2012 by Labor and Working-Class History Association 2012 Right Answer, Wrong Question Jack Metzgar First, I want to mention how much I loved Joseph A. McCartin’s book Collision Course: Ronald Reagan, the Air Traffic Controllers, and the Strike that Changed America...
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Labor (2014) 11 (2): 123–125.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Michael Hillard The Right and Labor in America: Politics, Ideology, and Imagination . Lichtenstein Nelson and Shermer Elizabeth Tandy , eds. Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press , 2012 422 pp., $49.95 (cloth) © 2014 by Labor and Working-Class History Association...
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Labor (2009) 6 (4): 132–134.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Eileen Boris Beyond the Boycott: Labor Rights, Human Rights, and Transnational Activism Gay W. Seidman New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 2007 176 pp., $26.00 (cloth) Labor and Working-Class History Association 2010 BOOK REVIEWS Mexican...
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Labor (2012) 9 (2): 77–82.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Ava Baron © 2012 by Labor and Working-Class History Association 2012 Affirmative Action and the Unhappy Marriage of Union Rights and Equality Rights Ava Baron Af rmative action is a topic about which much has been written but little is under- stood. Despite the vast literature...
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Labor (2005) 2 (4): 106–108.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Marc Simon Rodriguez © 2004 by Labor and Working-Class History Association 2005 Labor Rights Are Civil Rights: Mexican American Workers in Twentieth-Century America Zaragosa Vargas Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2004 x + 375 pp., $29.95 (cloth) BOOK REVIEWS Labor Rights...
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Labor (2012) 9 (4): 118–120.
Published: 01 December 2012
...John Weber Claiming Rights and Righting Wrongs in Texas: Mexican Workers and Job Politics during World War II by Zamora Emilio . College Station : Texas A&M University Press , 2009 xviii + 318 pp. , $60.00 (cloth); $27.95 (paper) © 2012 by Labor and Working-Class History...
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Labor (2010) 7 (1): 27–30.
Published: 01 March 2010
... that the book, however, largely follows the traditional line of civil rights movement historiography in recognizing which areas were targets of urban activism: housing, education, and employment. If Sugrue had investigated the breadth of causes that African American community organizations were involved...
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Labor (2009) 6 (4): 118–120.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Jeffrey L. Gould A Revolution for Our Rights: Indigenous Struggles for Land and Justice in Bolivia, 1880-1952 Laura Gotkowitz Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2007 xiv + 398 pp., $84.95 (cloth); $23.95 (paper) Labor and Working-Class History Association 2010...
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Labor (2010) 7 (1): 37–44.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Thomas J. Sugrue Labor and Working-Class History Association 2010 Toward a New Civil Rights History Thomas J. Sugrue For more than a decade as a faculty member at the University of Pennsylvania, I pre- sented my students with a fairly conventional account of the history of civil...
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Labor (2009) 6 (2): 116–120.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Annelise Orleck From Rights to Economics: The Ongoing Struggle for Black Equality in the U.S. South Timothy J. Minchin Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2007 xii + 211 pp., $39.95 (cloth) Labor and Working-Class History Association 2009 For Jobs and Freedom: Race...
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Labor (2009) 6 (2): 120–122.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Ruth Milkman Suburban Sweatshops: The Fight for Immigrant Rights Jennifer Gordon Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2005 364 pp., $27.95 (cloth); $16.95 (paper) Labor and Working-Class History Association 2009 BOOK...
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Labor (2012) 9 (3): 91–93.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Erik S. Gellman The Color of Law: Ernie Goodman, Detroit, and the Struggle for Labor and Civil Rights by Steve Babson, Dave Riddle, and David Elsila. Detroit : Wayne State University Press , 2010 xi + 558 pp. , $24.95 (cloth) © 2012 by Labor and Working-Class History Association...
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Labor (2004) 1 (3): 126–129.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Elizabeth Fones-Wolf For All These Rights: Business, Labor, and the Shaping of America's Public-Private Welfare State Jennifer Klein Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2003 xi + 354 pp., $35.00 (cloth) © 2004 by Labor and Working-Class History Association 2004 BOOK REVIEWS...
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Labor (2004) 1 (3): 134–136.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Alice Kessler-Harri Women, Power, and AT&T: Winning Rights in the Workplace Lois Kathryn Herr Boston: Northeastern University Press, 2003 xxii + 200 pp.,$47.95 (cloth); $18.95 (paper) © 2004 by Labor and Working-Class History Association 2004 BOOK REVIEWS A Consumers’ Republic...