2 edition of Capital, labor, unionism found in the catalog.
Capital, labor, unionism
Henry C. Daniels
|Statement||by Daniels the printer [H.C. Daniels]|
|LC Classifications||HD8072 .D25|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination|| p. :|
|Number of Pages||30|
|LC Control Number||ca 09004444|
“A history of trade unionism in the united states” is a book written by Perlman Selig, one of the leading labor historians in the early twentieth century. The book is divided into three sections. The first part contains seven chapters that examine labor in the United States by commons and associates. Previously, he taught labor, African American, and immigration history for more than 30 years, primarily at Macalester College and Metropolitan State University. His publications include Black Labor in Richmond, and Hard-Pressed in the Heartland: The Hormel Strike and the Future of the Labor Movement.
This is a good place to start. The two long books cover a lot of territory, but they succeed in putting labor history in context. It's not a book to read straight through as much as a reference to investigate eras and concepts, but it's well-written, accessible, and it has pictures. Capital migration undermined prospects for union organizing in the post-World War II South. Scholars and other observers have often viewed southern anti-unionism as a product of distinctively “southern” traits. However, in the postwar period, northern manufacturers relocated production to southern communities. Southern boosters, eager to lure northern industry, fought hard to preserve.
been achieved between capital and labor. Lichtenstein forcefully and. persuasively argues that this was a surface accord, with the trade union. movement a weak party to a social compact at best. Organized labor faced. repeated attacks. Prominent firms adamantly resisted unionization, engendering. - "pure and simple" trade unionism, as opposed to class or revolutionary unionism private sector the "green light" to restructure the rules of the game between capital and labor the death knell of the capital-labor accord. In , the Change to Win Federation was created.
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Jan 28, · Readers of Labor Notes will find kindred spirits in this labor, brought to life by labor historian Toni Gilpin in The Long Deep Grudge: A Story of Big Capital, Radical Labor, and Class War in the American Heartland.
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A trade union (or a labor union in the U.S.) is an association of workers forming a legal unit or legal personhood, usually called a "bargaining unit", which acts as bargaining agent and legal representative for a unit of employees in all matters of law or right arising from or in the administration of a collective cinemavog-legrauduroi.com unions typically fund the formal organization, head office.
But though she is right that militant unionism can be just as effective today as it was then, the labyrinthine structures of labor law, jurisdictional disputes, and fiscal responsibilities to members impose real limits on what unions can do.
Take the recent strike at General Motors: The workers won much—though not all—of what they demanded. Mar 01, · William J. Breen, Capital, Labor, and State: The AFL response to defeat was to re-emphasize “pure and simple” unionism and to abandon any remaining interest in social insurance or government regulation of working conditions for men.
This reaction further reinforced employer labor market dominance. Book Reviews. Download all cinemavog-legrauduroi.com: William J. Breen. In a new book, The Long Deep Grudge: A Story of Big Capital, Radical Labor, and Class War in the American Heartland (Haymarket Books, ), historian Toni Gilpin recounts the history of one of these unions, the Farm Equipment Workers union (FE).
Like UE and the ILWU, the FE practiced a militant and democratic form of unionism that contested. Get this from a library. Is trade unionism sound?: a suggestion for outflanking the power of capital. [J H Bunting].
The labour movement or labor movement consists of two main wings, the trade union movement (British English) or labor union movement (American English), also called trade unionism or labor unionism on the one hand, and the political labour movement on the other.
The trade union movement consists of the collective organisation of working people developed to represent and campaign for better. Jan 01, · After thoroughly unpacking this example, Hensman zooms out to trace the parameters of a global labor agenda, calling for a revival of trade unionism, the elimination of informal labor, and reductions in military spending to favor funding for comprehensive welfare and social security systems.
Dec 09, · Unions, Labor Law and Collective Bargaining - Kindle edition by Allen Smith. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Unions, Labor Law and Collective Bargaining/5(18).
The book is the first comprehensive study of the American copper industry to include labor markets, unionism, and labor relations as an integral part of its focus.
It also undertakes a careful examination of the influences exerted by geography and geology in the shaping of the industry. Book; Published by: Temple University Press; View Labor and Capital on the African Copperbelt is an admirable introduction to social formation and class struggle in a historic phase of central African history and a history of labor on the Copperbelt.
Beginning with their experiences in the Northern Rhodesian copper mines in the s, black Cited by: Chomsky's Recommended Labor History Books List The following is a book list on Labor History made from the references in Noam Chomsky's books. See the home page for details. Chapter 2 Book Questions - Chapter 2Rebuilding the House of Labor 1 What were the significant characteristics of craft unionism in the United States.
In a new book, The Long Deep Grudge: A Story of Big Capital, Radical Labor, and Class War in the American Heartland (Haymarket Books, ), historian Toni Gilpin recounts the history of one of these unions, the Farm Equipment Workers union (FE). Jan 06, · Workers, Unions, and Global Capitalism: Lessons from India [Rohini Hensman] on cinemavog-legrauduroi.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
While it's easy to blame globalization for shrinking job opportunities, dangerous declines in labor standardsCited by: Nov 30, · Organized labor is getting weaker. What’s Behind the Decline of American Unions.
Right to work figures importantly in the struggle between labor and capital. As I show in my book on the. In the United States unionism in some form is almost as old as the nation itself. Crafts that formed local unions in the late 18th and early 19th cent.
included printers, carpenters, tailors, and weavers. Their chief purpose was to keep up craft standards and to prevent employers from hiring untrained workers and importing foreign labor.
A Contest of Ideas Capital, Politics, and Labor. Collected essays and provocations from the preeminent labor historian. For more than thirty years Nelson Lichtenstein has deployed his scholarship--on labor, politics, and social thought--to chart the history and prospects of a progressive America.
William Green, president of the American Federation of Labor from towas a controversial figure whom historians invariably depict as bumbling, incompetent, vain, and ignorant; the cheerful servant of selfish and reactionary craft uinionists, and the person most directly responsible for the split in organized labor in.
Political Economy of Labor Repression in the United States is a comprehensive and rigorous account of the complex history of capital-labor relations from the settler-colonial state to the present era through examining the endless determination of capital and the ruling class to assert dominance and hegemony over a frequently restive and Brand: Lexington Books.Second, the labor share alone is not a measure of inequality.
While capital income is far more concentrated than labor income, the level of inequality depends on the distribution of labor income, the distribution of capital income, and the labor share. In the United States, recent trends of increased income inequality involve all three elements.Jul 21, · People have talked about class decomposition in various ways — the defeat of organized labor — but haven’t been able to specify the terms of that decomposition.
What we’re saying is that if you think about capital-labor relations through finance, it’s not just flows. Aspects of labor that are important to capital have been decomposed.