Citizen Worker: The Experience of Workers in the United States with Democracy and the Free Market during the Nineteenth Century / Edition 1by David Montgomery
Discusses the relationship between workers and the government by focusing not on the legal regulation of unions and strikes, but on popular struggles for citizenship rights.See more details below
Discusses the relationship between workers and the government by focusing not on the legal regulation of unions and strikes, but on popular struggles for citizenship rights.
- Cambridge University Press
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Table of Contents
Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part I. Wage-Labor, Bondage and Citizenship: 1. The Right to Quit; 2. Free Labor in the Shadow of Slavery; 3. Quitting and Getting Paid; 4. Citizenship and the Terms of Employment; Part II. Policing People for the Free Market: 5. The Definition and Prosecution of Crime; 6. The Privatization of Poor Relief; 7. The Crime of Idleness; 8. Arms and the Man; 9. Police Powers and Workers' Homes; Part III. Political Parties: 10. Black Workers and Republicans in the South; 11. Industrial Workers and Party Politics; 12. Workers and Tammany Hall; 13. Labor Reform and Electoral Politics; 14. Citizenship and the Unseen Hand; Bibliography.
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