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Selected from the pages of Radical America, these articles are a rare combination of labor and social history and studies of the labor movement politics and workplace struggles of the 1970s.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page
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  1. Copyright
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  1. Dedication
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  1. Foreword
  2. Paul Buhle
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-ix
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. 3-19
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  1. Part One. The Struggle for Control
  2. pp. 21-23
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  1. One. The Demand for Black Labor: Historical Notes on the Political Economy of Racism
  2. pp. 25-61
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  1. Two. Four Decades of Change: Black Workers in Southern Textiles, 1941–1981
  2. pp. 62-82
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  1. Three. The Stop Watch and the Wooden Shoe: Scientific Management and the Industrial Workers of the World
  2. pp. 83-100
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  1. Four. “The Clerking Sisterhood”: Rationalization and the Work Culture of Saleswomen in American Department Stores, 1890–1960
  2. pp. 101-116
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  1. Five. Sexual Harassment at the Workplace: Historical Notes
  2. pp. 117-135
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  1. Part Two. Organizing the Unorganized
  2. pp. 137-139
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  1. Six. Working-Class Self-Activity
  2. pp. 141-150
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  1. Seven. “Union Fever”: Organizing Among Clerical Workers, 1900–1930
  2. pp. 151-167
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  1. Eight. Organizing the Unemployed: The Early Years of the Great Depression, 1929–1933
  2. pp. 168-189
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  1. Nine. The Possibility of Radicalism in the Early 1930s: The Case of Steel
  2. pp. 190-208
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  1. Ten. A. Philip Randolph and the Foundations of Black American Socialism
  2. pp. 209-233
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  1. Eleven. Organizing Against Sexual Harassment
  2. pp. 234-248
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  1. Part Three. Militancy, Union Politics, and Workers’ Control
  2. pp. 249-250
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  1. Twelve. The Conflict in American Unions and the Resistance to Alternative Ideas from the Rank and File
  2. pp. 251-268
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  1. Thirteen. Defending the No-Strike Pledge: CIO Politics During World War II
  2. pp. 269-287
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  1. Fourteen. The League of Revolutionary Black Workers: An Assessment
  2. pp. 288-292
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  1. Fifteen. Beneath the Surface: The Life of a Factory
  2. pp. 293-311
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  1. Sixteen. Where Is the Teamster Rebellion Going?
  2. pp. 312-320
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  1. Seventeen. Holding the Line: Miners’ Militancy and the Strike of 1978
  2. pp. 321-343
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  1. Eighteen. Shop-Floor Politics at Fleetwood
  2. pp. 344-361
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  1. Nineteen. Tanning Leather, Tanning Hides: Health and Safety Struggles in a Leather Factory
  2. pp. 362-378
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  1. Twenty. Workers’ Control and the News: The Madison, Wisconsin, Press Connection
  2. pp. 379-388
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  1. Twenty-One. The Past and Future of Workers’ Control
  2. pp. 389-405
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  1. Contributors
  2. pp. 407-410
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Additional Information

ISBN
9781439917848
MARC Record
OCLC
1045627918
Launched on MUSE
2018-07-24
Language
English
Open Access
Y
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