Labor's War at Home: The CIO in World War IIby Nelson Lichtenstein
Pub. Date: 05/28/2003
Publisher: Temple University Press
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.
Table of ContentsPreface; List of abbreviations; 1. Introduction; 2. The unfinished struggle; 3. CIO politics on the eve of war; 4. 'Responsible unionism'; 5. Union security and the Little Steel formula; 6. 'Equality of Sacrifice'; 7. The social ecology of shop-floor conflict; 8. Incentive pay politics; 9. Holding the line; 10. The bureaucratic imperative; 11. Reconversion politics; 12. Epilogue: labor in postwar America; Notes; Bibliographical essays; Index.
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