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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 26–28.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Lucia Bryant © 2006 the minnesota review 2006 the minnesota review Lucia Bryant The Social Worker I invite her to make an appointment; I think I can help. You won't catch me in an office, she promises. So we settle on coffee...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (79): 113–136.
Published: 01 November 2012
... and sensationalism, a carnivalesque dinner party of festivity enjoyed by academics, media practitioners, and other cultural workers — the “discourse owners” of China’s global “cultural soft power” or “discourse power,” to use the new buzzwords. Missing, however, are well-grounded and seriously thought-out responses...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 116–138.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Rob Wilkie Video games have become a significant aspect of the technology industry, yet they have also become for many the image of an emerging contradiction said to reside at the heart of digital capitalism, namely that capitalism is no longer based upon the exploitation of workers' labor...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 160–170.
Published: 01 November 2016
...George Caffentzis After a short historical and conceptual introduction to the labor theory of value (LTV), it is noted that the oil industry presents a paradox to the LTV. How is it that oil companies employ relatively few workers and invest in a relatively large amount of machinery and still...
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the minnesota review (2023) 2023 (101): 100–112.
Published: 01 November 2023
...Elaine Frantz In the 2010s social justice workers and incarcerated men of color worked on a book project that would be published as Life Sentences in 2019. As one of the editors of Life Sentences , the author of this article looks back at the process, considering its authors, creativity behind bars...
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the minnesota review (2010) 2010 (75): 119–132.
Published: 01 November 2010
... as they took place largely outside the direction of the unions and the classical institutions of the workers’ movement. Moreover, they focused their antagonistic force on severing the link between demands for higher wages and levels of productivity—a correlation enforced by the unions. This recast...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 159–163.
Published: 01 May 2009
...-Committed Academic Labor Graduate workers have enough professional organizations—what we need are unions that win gains and exert collective worker power on the job.1 Organizing graduate workers’ unions that can do these things also necessitates reorganizing our relationships...
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the minnesota review (2023) 2023 (101): 63–78.
Published: 01 November 2023
... the plight of workers in the UAE .” Washington Post , March 13 . https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/books/unnikrishnans-temporary-people-captures-the-plight-of-workers-in-the-uae/2017/03/13/55c931d2-ff8b-11e6-8ebe-6e0dbe4f2bca_story.html . Mathew Shaj . 2017 . “ Stories...
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the minnesota review (2005) 2005 (63-64): 81–94.
Published: 01 May 2005
... Promises: The Shaping of American Working-Class Consciousness . New York : McGraw-Hill , 1973 . —. How Class Works: Power and Social Movement . New Haven : Yale UP , 2003 . Bruno Bob Jordan Lisa . “ To Know, To Remember, To Realize: Illinois Labor Works—A History Workers Can Use...
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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 199–205.
Published: 01 May 2008
... the minnesota review history, cultural studies, and, for lack of a better term, what Russo and Linkon call multiculturalism. From labor studies, a movement that includes the workers’ education efforts of the 1930s and the liberation theology of Paulo Freire...
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the minnesota review (2018) 2018 (91): 136–148.
Published: 01 November 2018
... Enigma . London : Labour Book Service . Coates Ken . 1975 . “ Democracy and Workers Control .” In Self-Management: Economic Liberation of Man , edited by Vanek Jaroslav , 90 – 109 . Harmondsworth : Penguin . Comisso Ellen T. 1979 . Workers’ Control under Plan and Market...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 145–152.
Published: 01 May 2009
... service and certain civil service positions are similar: your average worker aged 48 to 55 without too many promotions but with a quarter-century or more of service will be eligible for pensions of between thirty and sixty thousand dollars, or the equivalent of between...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 171–181.
Published: 01 November 2016
... material reality not as a socially and historically produced structural relation of material contradictions—such as the class contradiction between owners who accumulate wealth and workers who produce wealth and are exploited—as the historical materialist concept of mode of produc- tion puts...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 193–202.
Published: 01 November 2006
.... . . . Many intellectuals and artists will become so like the icy "New Class" of knowledge workers that there will be no difference; they will be subsumed wholly within their New Economy roles as symbolic analysts, consultants, and designers. But some, in league...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 255–262.
Published: 01 November 2009
..., it tends to reduce them to victims whose suffering may move outsiders—us!—to change the system, not through joining, for example, a farmer-worker alliance for land and agriculture reform (let alone revolution), but through our enlightened consumer choices...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 155–159.
Published: 01 November 2006
..., have launched an all-out assault on attempts by their employees to organize. Even before Bush was elected, labor law in this country provided only minimal protections to workers and unions, and employers routinely chose to violate the minimal protections which did exist. For example, it has...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 139–148.
Published: 01 November 2016
... the increase of labor involves the decrease or diminishment of the worker. Derrida also suggests that this “juxtaposition,” this bind, is a matter not of chance but of necessity concerning “the metaphysics of the proper” and alienation. I want to use this footnote to license a reading of Marx...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 149–159.
Published: 01 November 2016
... impulse is similar to the proposals advanced today by Richard Wolff (Democracy at Work) and the British Labor Party for the development of “Worker Self-Directed Enterprises” as offering a resolution to capitalism’s increasingly rapid cycle of crises while 154 the minnesota review keeping more...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 191–196.
Published: 01 May 2009
... intellectual work and resistant critical thinking in addition to issues of worker and student rights and justice. The shrinking minority of overworked tenured professors underscores the need to argue for professors’, and not only students’, right to learn. Faculty at research...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 110–115.
Published: 01 November 2016
...- lution, the bourgeoisie is expropriated but workers remain workers, producing in separate enterprises, dependent on their relation to that workplace for their subsistence, and exchanging with other enter- prises, then whether that exchange is self-organised by the workers or given central...