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Radical History Review (2016) 2016 (124): 67–76.
Published: 01 January 2016
... and their involvement in the resurgent labor movement enabled greater gender parity in rural families. © 2016 by MARHO: The Radical Historians' Organization, Inc. 2016 agrarian reform women rural labor movements fruit-export industry REFLECTIONS: POPULAR UNITY Struggles in the Countryside Gender...
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Radical History Review (1999) 1999 (75): 153–154.
Published: 01 October 1999
... Paulo Roots of Brazil's Rural Labor Movement (1924-1964)' was published this year by Penn State Press. Current projects include new course development and a book about land struggle in Brazil. ...
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Radical History Review (2022) 2022 (143): 149–164.
Published: 01 May 2022
... as a beginning rather than a completed project, historians of other regions and labor systems can join and refine the movement to rethink the history of capitalism. The concept of commodity frontiers provides a sophisticated means of studying agrarian societies, such as nineteenth-century Ireland...
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Radical History Review (1979) 1979 (21): 151–168.
Published: 01 October 1979
... radically reorganized the rural economy. At the same time, the spatial organization of rural society changed. Many families who lost their farms and did not sink into tenancy or migrant labor moved not to cities, but to rural villages and towns. Between 1920 and 1930, these towns gained 3.6...
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Radical History Review (1990) 1990 (48): 65–87.
Published: 01 October 1990
... and fought for union rights and agrarian reform. Somoza gained control of this political current through appeals to the class interest of workers against the primarily Conservative oligarchy. He then attempted to mobilize and control a labor movement composed of artisans, urban laborers, miners...
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Radical History Review (1994) 1994 (58): 1–3.
Published: 01 January 1994
... for the U.S. labor movement to recog- nize that the best way to keep jobs is to support Latin American workers in their struggle for stronger unions, higher wages, and bet- ter working conditions. This is especially true given that in contrast to the United States and Europe, where organized labor...
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Radical History Review (2000) 2000 (76): 136–168.
Published: 01 January 2000
... for care. The latter option is a common pattern today among lower-waged women migrants. The rural household, which is producing much of the future labor force, is supported by a combination of subsistence agriculture, assist- ance from male kinsmen, small-scale production for local sale (particu...
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Radical History Review (2013) 2013 (116): 130–145.
Published: 01 May 2013
....6 Market liberalization and increased participation in wage labor interfered with farmers’ ability to mobilize agricultural labor during planting and harvest seasons, leading to increased failure in rural household production.7 El Alto grew from a collection of farms in the 1950s to an urban...
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Radical History Review (2013) 2013 (116): 86–103.
Published: 01 May 2013
... as a multiagency program supported by the International Labour Organization (ILO) with technical assis- tance from the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO); the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO); and the World Health Organization (WHO...
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Radical History Review (1986) 1986 (36): 63–78.
Published: 01 October 1986
... movement’s “offensive” hastened the breakdown of its alliances, especially with organized labor, which were threatened in any case by the cold war.3 The implications of cold war anti-Communism and the Com- munist movement‘s renewed orthodoxy were not apparent to the group that met in Pete...
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Radical History Review (2010) 2010 (108): 49–72.
Published: 01 October 2010
... appealing to land speculators and commercial cattle operators for its vast grasslands, timber, and rail connections. In the late 1880s a clandestine movement, known as Las Gorras Blancas, responded to the property enclosures and new wage labor relations on the grant with night-riding tactics that included...
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Radical History Review (1990) 1990 (46-47): 388–396.
Published: 01 May 1990
...- tion why (92). Nor does he come to terms with the potential political ten- sions inherent in an ANC-labor coalition He simply asserts that conflicts arising between COSATU and the wider anti-apartheid movement will be easily resolved since “the executive would coordinate anti-apartheid ac...
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Radical History Review (1989) 1989 (45): 164–171.
Published: 01 October 1989
... organizers and twentieth-century Marxist historians have imposed a language of economic interest on popular struggles that distorts our understanding of workers’ true concerns. Tony Judt’s collection of essays deals with the history of labor and socialist movements in France...
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Radical History Review (1980) 1980 (24): 7–40.
Published: 01 October 1980
... numbers of rural wage earners just because their interests often clashed with the interests of farm owners. Goodwyn is on weak ground when he argues that the Populists’ sense of “common justice” condemned the exploitation of hired hands. The agrarians‘ labor theory of value included only...
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Radical History Review (2004) 2004 (90): 5–29.
Published: 01 October 2004
... landholders and lumber barons in southeast Missouri, commonly known as the Bootheel, by a shadowy, unnamed band of tenant farmers and mill hands intent on lowering rent, raising wages, and expelling African American labor- ers from the area.2 Law enforcement officials...
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Radical History Review (2023) 2023 (147): 77–102.
Published: 01 October 2023
... Red Flag Canal (1970), the article tells two tales of Chinese hydraulic construction to analyze the theatrical and cinematic aesthetics of socialist labor reform and rural industrialization. In China’s history of transforming water from a natural threat to a natural resource, Tian Han and Jiang...
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Radical History Review (2023) 2023 (147): 1–12.
Published: 01 October 2023
... of certain privileged groups, while restricting or controlling the movement of others. Similarly, as Desiree Valadares documents in her essay, the labor camp figured centrally as a strategy of racial management during World War II, when the Canadian government interned Japanese men and forced them...
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Radical History Review (2019) 2019 (135): 71–94.
Published: 01 October 2019
... thought of gay liberation in relation to land movements. At the Labor Day 1980 Radical Faerie gathering in Colorado, when Harry Hay urged the attendees to join in establishing rural gay land trusts, someone from Short Mountain shouted that this work was already under way in Tennessee. 71 In his...
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Radical History Review (2003) 2003 (87): 183–206.
Published: 01 October 2003
...) working-class Jamaican youth.5 At the same time, ska devel- oped within the global context of rural dislocation, labor migration, and rapid urban- ization, processes that turned peasant families into a rural and urban proletariat, and that unfolded within...
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Radical History Review (2019) 2019 (133): 78–101.
Published: 01 January 2019
... estate) peons (impoverished and often racialized rural laborers), and sharecroppers, among other categories, who were an important source of labor for the country’s system of oligarchic capitalism. Denouncing the term’s connotation of subordinate, unfree labor, General Velasco abolished indio in favor...