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The Unfinished Struggle: Turning Points in American Labor / Edition 1
     

The Unfinished Struggle: Turning Points in American Labor / Edition 1

by Steve Babson
 

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ISBN-10: 0847688291

ISBN-13: 9780847688296

Pub. Date: 10/27/1999

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

The Unfinished Struggle is one of the most concise, comprehensive, and accessible histories of the modern American labor movement ever written. Labor scholar and activist Steve Babson's dramatic narrative examines the numerous attempts to organize workers from the Great Uprising of 1877 to the 'sitdown' strikes of the 1930s to the present day. Babson illuminates the

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The Unfinished Struggle is one of the most concise, comprehensive, and accessible histories of the modern American labor movement ever written. Labor scholar and activist Steve Babson's dramatic narrative examines the numerous attempts to organize workers from the Great Uprising of 1877 to the 'sitdown' strikes of the 1930s to the present day. Babson illuminates the tumultuous past, evolving agenda, and continuing conflicts of the labor movement. He carefully identifies the causes of labor's decline in recent decades and explains union leaders' attempts to revive their organizations. Most important, Babson shows readers how the fortunes of organized labor are tied to larger trends in American history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780847688296
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
10/27/1999
Series:
Critical Issues in American History Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.28(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Great Uprising, 1877—1910 Chapter 2 Rise and Fall, 1910—1929 Chapter 3 Triumph and Containment, 1929—1941 Chapter 4 Growth and Accommodation, 1941—1965 Chapter 5 At the Crossroads

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