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
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1592131964

ISBN-13: 9781592131969

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.

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

Preface; 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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