New Deals: Business, Labor, and Politics in America, 1920-1935

New Deals: Business, Labor, and Politics in America, 1920-1935

by Colin Gordon, Hottel
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521451221

ISBN-13: 9780521451222

Pub. Date: 08/26/1994

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Arguing that the labor and welfare law of the latter New Deal grew from a response to the competitive instability of the period, the origins and premises of the policies of the 1920s and 1930s are reassessed in the first major reinterpretation of the New Deal in thirty years.

Overview

Arguing that the labor and welfare law of the latter New Deal grew from a response to the competitive instability of the period, the origins and premises of the policies of the 1920s and 1930s are reassessed in the first major reinterpretation of the New Deal in thirty years.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521451222
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/26/1994
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments; Abbreviations used in text and notes; Introduction; 1. Rethinking the New Deal: the logic and limits of the American political economy; 2. Competition and collective action: business condition and business strategies, 1920–1932; 3. Workers organising capitalists: regulatory unionism in American industry, 1920–1932; 4. The limits of associationalism: business organisation and disorganisation, 1920–1932; 5. The National Recovery Act: the political economy of business organisation, 1933–1935; 6. The Wagner Act: the political economy of labour relations, 1933–1937; 7. The Social Security Act: the political economy of welfare capitalism, 1920–1935; 8. New Deal, old deck: business, labour, and politics after 1935; Notes; Bibliographical essay; Manuscript collections.

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