Labor's War at Home: The CIO in World War II

Labor's War at Home: The CIO in World War II

by Nelson Lichtenstein
     
 

Focusing on the internal dynamics of the labor movement (especially the C.I.O.) and its relationship to the Roosevelt administration, this book gives the history of labor and business politics from 1939 to 1946. See more details below

Overview

Focusing on the internal dynamics of the labor movement (especially the C.I.O.) and its relationship to the Roosevelt administration, this book gives the history of labor and business politics from 1939 to 1946.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592131969
Publisher:
Temple University Press
Publication date:
05/28/2003
Series:
Labor in Crisis Ser.
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

List of abbreviations
Introduction to the new edition
Preface
1Introduction1
2The unfinished struggle8
3CIO politics on the eve of war26
4"Responsible unionism"44
5Union security and the Little Steel formula67
6"Equality of sacrifice"82
7The social ecology of shop-floor conflict110
8Incentive pay politics136
9Holding the line157
10The bureaucratic imperative178
11Reconversion politics203
12Epilogue: Labor in postwar America233
Notes246
Bibliographical essay301
Index309

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