Laboring for Freedom: New Look at the History of Labor in America / Edition 1

Laboring for Freedom: New Look at the History of Labor in America / Edition 1

by Daniel Jacoby
     
 

ISBN-10: 0765602520

ISBN-13: 9780765602527

Pub. Date: 01/31/1998

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This text examines the concept of freedom in the context of American labour history. Nine essays develop themes in this history which show that liberty of contract and inalienable rights form two contradictory traditions concerning freedom.  See more details below

Overview

This text examines the concept of freedom in the context of American labour history. Nine essays develop themes in this history which show that liberty of contract and inalienable rights form two contradictory traditions concerning freedom.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780765602527
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/31/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.94(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.64(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Prologue3
1Republican Soil13
2Contracting Liberties33
3The Properties of Labor55
4A Skillful Control: Managing the Labor Process68
5Incorporating Paternalism84
6Free Education98
7Union Compromise117
8"Rights" of Passage130
9Playing the Global Piano149
Epilogue: Memories and Challenges166
Notes169
Bibliography185
Index195
About the Author211

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