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Militarism and Organized Labor

Philip S. Foner

Militarism and Organized Labor

1900-1914 (Studies in Marxism, Vol. 18)

by Philip S. Foner

  • 89 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Mep Pubns .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • War And Peace,
  • History Of Labor,
  • United States,
  • Labor unions,
  • History,
  • Labor unions and international,
  • Labor unions and international relations,
  • Military policy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages133
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8360652M
    ISBN 100930656431
    ISBN 109780930656430

    And just as organized crime hasn’t disappeared since the days of On the Waterfront, organized labor hasn’t managed to sever its ties with the indictments allege that the mob. This discovery led to "All Labor Has Dignity": King's Speeches on Labor, a collection edited by Honey and released in January by Beacon Press as part of their "King Legacy" book shows.

    OCLC Number: Description: xxi, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: The first organized action --The first labor movement: business unionism in the second phase --Setbacks and survival --In search of shorter hours --The labor movement in the s --The eruption of violence --The Knights of Labor --Strikes of the Knights of Labor --The American Federation of Labor --Shorter hours --The rise of. Michael Goldfield (May 2, ) is an American political scientist, author, labor activist, and former student activist. He is a professor of industrial relations and human resources in the department of political science at Wayne State University in Detroit, mater: Williams College (B.A., ), University .

    19 During the late s, presidents and governors most often used military force during labor- management conflicts as a way to (1) support industrialists and end strikes (2) make employers sign collective bargaining agreements (3) protect workers from the private armies of employers (4) replace striking factory workers with soldiers. False: By the time the war ended, workers were better organized and more capable of organizing businesses than they had been before. T/F: A general strike took place in Washington D.C., when other unions joined striking shipyard workers and paralyzed the city for five days.


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In this the third of a series of studies of the history of organized labor in Latin America and the Caribean, Alexander explores the history of the Argentine labor movement from the midth century hout most of the 20th century, Argentina had one of the largest, strongest, and most militant organized labor movements in the Western Hemisphere.

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Yet while the Wagner Act's guarantees remain substantially unaltered, organized labor in America today is in decline. In their seminal book on organized labor, economists Richard Freeman and James Medoff estimated that the union wage premium at the time was between 21 and 32 percent.

(Of course, there was also an ugly side to labor unions: blatant and ugly discrimination against minorities, violent tactics, organized crime associations.)Author: Dwyer Gunn.

In the Northwest, World War I highlighted organized labor’s place as an (often radical) political actor, and precipitated the Seattle General Strike of World War I was a conflict between European powers over boundaries, borders, and spheres of influence in colonized continents.

Greenhouse’s book chronicles the rise of organized labor in the first half of the 20th Century and its dizzying fall in the following decades. Although organized labor represents just a small slice of the workforce today, unions can help democratize the workplace, and indirectly democratize the economy as a whole.

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Why Labor Organizing Should Be a Civil Right lays out the case for a new approach, one that takes the issue beyond the confines of labor law by amending the Civil Rights Act so that it prohibits discrimination against workers trying to organize a union.

The authors argue that. Philip Sheldon Foner (Decem – Decem ) was an American labor historian and teacher. Foner was a prolific author and editor of more than books. He is considered a pioneer in his extensive works on the role of radicals, blacks, and women in American labor and political history, which were generally neglected in mainstream academia at the time.

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Cowie, A History of America in Ten Strike.Organized Labor & the Red Scare The fear of communism also affected the labor union movement in Nebraska during the s. In the early s, some national unions, like the IWW, Industrial Workers of the World, had adopted communists ideals in struggling to get better pay and working conditions.