Fighting for a Living Wage / Edition 1

Fighting for a Living Wage / Edition 1

by Stephanie Luce
     
 

The living wage movement is considered by many to be the most interesting grassroots enterprise to emerge since the civil rights movement. Ten years after the first ordinance was passed in Baltimore, there are more than one hundred living wage...See more details below

Overview

The living wage movement is considered by many to be the most interesting grassroots enterprise to emerge since the civil rights movement. Ten years after the first ordinance was passed in Baltimore, there are more than one hundred living wage...

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801489471
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
09/28/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 5.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1The politics of implementation1
2Setting the stage : the political and economic context15
3Overview of the movement32
4A closer look at living wage campaigns57
5Living wage outcomes71
6Implementation : what happens after laws are passed?95
7Fighting from the outside112
8Coalitions playing a formal role131
9Factors needed for successful implementation : inside and outside strategies150
10Other outcomes beyond implementation181
11The future of the living wage movement and lessons for policy implementation207

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