Upheaval in the Quiet Zone: 1199/SEIU and the Politics of Healthcare Unionism / Edition 2

Upheaval in the Quiet Zone: 1199/SEIU and the Politics of Healthcare Unionism / Edition 2

by Leon Fink, Brian Greenberg
     
 

A classic labor history, newly updated and expandedSee more details below

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A classic labor history, newly updated and expanded

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780252076053
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
Publication date:
01/21/2009
Series:
Working Class in American History Series
Edition description:
Second edition
Pages:
392
Sales rank:
1,064,509
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

1 Before the Union: The Hospital Worker as Involuntary Philanthropist 1

2 Awakening at Montefiore: The Hospital That Refused to Fight 28

3 The Brewing Storm: Organizing from the Ground Up 44

4 The Battle of '59: Anatomy of a Hospital Strike 63

5 Staying Alive: The Search for Legal Recognition 91

6 Coming of Age: Building an Effective Union in the 1960s 112

7 Stayed on Freedom: A Labor Crusade behind the Magnolia Curtain 129

8 High Expectations and Harsh Realities: Confronting a Changing Health Care System in the 1970s 159

9 1199 Exceptionalism: Taking Stock of the First Generation 181

10 Union Power, Soul Power: When the Solution Becomes the Problem 209

11 Picking Up the Pieces: 1199's Recipe for Revival in the Dennis Rivera Era 244

12 1199 Exceptionalism Revisited: The Politics of Partnership 262

Epilogue: SEIU Healthcare - Rx for Growth or a Family Feud? 287

Notes 301

List of Interviews 349

Index 351

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