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Purchasing Power: Consumer Organizing, Gender, and the Seattle Labor Movement, 1919-1929
     

Purchasing Power: Consumer Organizing, Gender, and the Seattle Labor Movement, 1919-1929

by Dana Frank
 

ISBN-10: 0521383676

ISBN-13: 9780521383677

Pub. Date: 02/25/1994

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Analyzing consumer organizing tactics and the decline of the Seattle movement as a case study of the U.S. labor movement, this work traces its transformation after the famous Seattle General Strike of 1919, paying special attention to the gender dynamics of labor's consumer campaigns.

Overview

Analyzing consumer organizing tactics and the decline of the Seattle movement as a case study of the U.S. labor movement, this work traces its transformation after the famous Seattle General Strike of 1919, paying special attention to the gender dynamics of labor's consumer campaigns.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521383677
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/25/1994
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
6.26(w) x 8.03(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. Vision: 1. Solidarity; 2. Cooperatives; 3. Labor Capitalism; Part II. Revision: 4. Counterattack; 5. Boycotts; 6. Depression; 7. Accommodations; Part III. Contraction: 8. Harmony; 9. Label Unionism; Conclusion; Index.

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