ISBN-10:
0521365163
ISBN-13:
9780521365161
Pub. Date:
03/28/2006
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Unions and Communities under Siege: American Communities and the Crisis of Organized Labor

Unions and Communities under Siege: American Communities and the Crisis of Organized Labor

by Clark Gordon L., Gordon L. Clark

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ISBN-13: 9780521365161
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 03/28/2006
Series: Cambridge Human Geography Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 328
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

List of tables; Preface; Acknowledgments; Part I. Economy and Community: 1. Crisis of organized labor; 2. Understanding union growth and decline; Part II. Drama of Economic Restructuring: 3. Communities and corporate location strategies; 4. Rationing jobs within the union, between communities; Part III. Union Performance in Representation Elections: 5. Democracy in the guise of representation elections; 6. Organizing strategies in the heartland and the South; 7. At the margin of the rules of the game; Part IV. Regulating Local Labor-Management Relations: 8. Integrity of the National Labor Relations Board; 9. Options for restructuring the US economy; Part V. Prospects For Organized Labor: 10. Republicans, democrats, and the southern veto; 11. Employment contracts without unions; 12. Unions and communities unarmed; Appendices; Notes; Bibliography; Indexes.

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