The Broken Table: The Detroit Newspaper Strike and the State of American Labor

The Broken Table: The Detroit Newspaper Strike and the State of American Labor

by Chris Rhomberg

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ISBN-13: 9781610447751
Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation
Publication date: 04/13/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 400
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

CHRIS RHOMBERG is associate professor of sociology at Fordham University.

Table of Contents

Contents About the Author Acknowledgments Introduction: Labor Day in America Part 1. Worlds of Work: Economic and Civil Society 1. The Industry: Gannett and Knight-Ridder 2. Detroit: Labor and Community 3. A "Daily Miracle": The Life of the Workplace Part 2. The Institutional Regulation of Labor 4. Proper Channels: U.S. Labor Law and Union-Management Relations 5. The Path to Confrontation: The Newspapers' Joint Operating Agreement in Detroit 6. Extraordinary Measures: Planning for War 7. War of Position: The 1995 Contract Negotiations Part 3. The Spaces of Conflict 8. Worlds Collide: The Start of the Strike 9. Law and Violence: Permanent Replacements and the Control of Collective Action 10. Theaters of Engagement: Civil Society and the State 11. Waiting for Justice: The Return to Work and the End of the Strike Part 4. Governing the Workplace: American Labor Today 12. Conclusion: A Signal Juncture Notes References Index

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