State of the Unions

State of the Unions

by Philip M. Dine

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ISBN-13: 9780786754342
Publisher: Argo-Navis
Publication date: 11/27/2012
Edition description: Updated
Pages: 298
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

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Phil Dine offers an insightful, riveting, reader-friendly examination of organized labor…”
- Alexis Herman, 23rd U. S. Secretary of Labor

“…a thoughtful work that gives readers hope that America's working class can regain the strength and respect they rightfully deserve.”
- American Prospect

“...a must read...keen observations and thoughtful conclusions...so well written and entertaining, it beckons anyone who works for a living to bring it to the beach.”
- Linda Foley, Past President, The Newspaper Guild

“If you’d like to understand where the jobs have gone, and why, and what can be done to stop the bleeding – it’s worth reading Philip M. Dine’s analysis of what’s happened to unions in the last three decades...”
- Sacramento News & Review

“One of the best books in years about the union movement, its strengths, its weaknesses and its pivotal importance for America's middle class....(Dine) tells fascinating stories few knew.”
- AFL-CIO

“Phil Dine offers a compelling and provocative look at labor’s role in the political, social and economic marketplace.”
- The Honorable Tom Ridge

“Phil Dine gives an intriguing new perspective on labor's declining numbers and the ill effects for our country if we let this trend continue.”
- Donna Brazile, Commentator, CNN and ABC News

“...State of the Unions shatters conventional wisdom...”
- St. Louis Post-Dispatch

State of the Unions does a masterful job of…showing how labor can revitalize itself so it is in a position to tackle the problems.”
-Congressman Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.)

State of the Unions should be of great interest to labor leaders, scholars and students, as well as citizens concerned about the future of our democracy.”
- Richard Hurd, Professor of Labor Studies, Cornell University

“When I read Phil Dine’s account of the largest strike by black workers in Mississippi’s history, I was swept back to the summer of 1990 standing in a cotton field in Indianola, Mississippi…Phil Dine tells their story as no one else can.”
- G. Neel Lattimore, former Press Secretary to First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton

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