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Dubofsky, Melvyn 1934-

Overview
Works: 108 works in 327 publications in 2 languages and 16,476 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Encyclopedias  Sources 
Roles: Compiler, Editor
Classifications: HD8066, 331.880973
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Most widely held works by Melvyn Dubofsky
The Oxford companion to United States history by Paul S Boyer ( Book )
19 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 2,756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The Oxford Companion to United States History covers everything from Jamestown and the Puritans to the Human Genome Project and the Internet. Written in clear, graceful prose for researchers, browsers, and general readers alike, this is the volume that addresses the totality of the American experience, its triumphs and heroes as well as its tragedies and darker moments."--Jacket
Labor in America : a history by Foster Rhea Dulles ( Book )
21 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in English and held by 2,399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Even since the last edition of this text was released six years ago, unions have continued to shed members; union membership in the private sector of the economy has fallen to levels not seen since the nineteenth century. The forces of economic liberalization (neo-liberalism), capital mobility, and globalization have affected measurably the material standard of living enjoyed by workers in the United States, and mass immigration from the Southern Hemisphere and Asia has continued to restructure the domestic labor force. Yet even in the face of anti-union legislation, a continuing decline in the number of organized workers, and the fear of stateless, if not faceless terrorism, the shadow of "9/11" in which we still live, the author has hewn to the lines laid out in the previous seven in seeking to encourage today's students of labor history to learn about those who built the United States and who will shape its future. In addition to taking the narrative right up to the present, a recent history that includes the election of 2008 as well as the tumultuous blow suffered by the U.S. and world economy in 2008-09, this eighth edition features an entirely new photographs and a complete overhauling of the book's Further Readings section in order to note the very best works from the profuse recent scholarship that explores the history of working people in all its diversity
John L. Lewis : a biography by Melvyn Dubofsky ( Book )
7 editions published between 1977 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
We shall be all ; a history of the Industrial Workers of the World by Melvyn Dubofsky ( Book )
16 editions published between 1969 and 1974 in English and German and held by 1,280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Labor leaders in America ( Book )
9 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Industrialism and the American worker, 1865-1920 by Melvyn Dubofsky ( Book )
26 editions published between 1975 and 1996 in English and held by 1,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The state & labor in modern America by Melvyn Dubofsky ( Book )
8 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this important new book, Melvyn Dubofsky traces the relationship between the American labor movement and the federal government from the 1870's until the present. His is the only book to focus specifically on the "labor questions" as a lens through which to view more clearly the basic political, economic, and social forces that have divided citizens throughout the industrial era. Dubofsky integrates archival and other traditional historical sources with the best of recent scholarship in history and the social sciences to show that the government has had an exceptional influence on workers and their movements in the United States. Many scholars contend that the state has acted to suppress trade union autonomy and democracy, as well as rank-and-file militancy, in the interests of social stability and conclude that the law has rendered unions the servants of capital and the state. In contrast, Dubofsky argues that the relationship between the state and labor is far more complex and that workers and their unions have gained from positive state intervention at particular junctures in American history. He focuses on six such periods: the turn of the century, when trade unions nearly quintupled in size; the World War I years, when they nearly doubled their memberships; the New Deal period, when organizers rebuilt a moribund labor movement; the World War II years, when mass production matured and the so-called modern industrial relations system developed: the Korean War period, when unionism reached its maximum strength among American workers; and the years of Lyndon B. Johnson's Great Society, the last period when union membership increased in size. Dubofsky argues that these were eras when, in varying combinations, popular politics, administrative policy formation, and union influence on the legislative and executive branches operated to promote stability by furthering the interests of workers and their organizations
When workers organize; New York City in the Progressive era by Melvyn Dubofsky ( Book )
4 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hard work : the making of labor history by Melvyn Dubofsky ( Book )
4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
American labor since the New Deal by Melvyn Dubofsky ( Book )
6 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
We shall be all : a history of the Industrial Workers of the World by Melvyn Dubofsky ( Book )
10 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dubofsky's careful historical treatment does not support or deny the ideology of the "Wobblies", but rather he attempts to understand the leadership and motivation of the early twentieth-century labor movement
Big Bill Haywood by Melvyn Dubofsky ( Book )
8 editions published in 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Women and minorities during the Great Depression ( Book )
6 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Imperial democracy : the United States since 1945 by Melvyn Dubofsky ( Book )
6 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Technological change and workers' movements by Melvyn Dubofsky ( Book )
9 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
American labor : a documentary collection ( Book )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This comprehensive compilation of documents integrates institutional labor history (movements and trade unions) with aspects of social and cultural history. It charts changes in trade union and managerial practices and integrates the economics and politics of labor history. An impressive array of documents details household as well as industrial relations women as domestic workers, unpaid household labor, and factory workers African American, Hispanic American (especially Mexican and Mexican American), Asian and white workers. It offers readers insight into the full historical spectrum of workers, their daily lives, and the movements that they created
The New Deal : conflicting interpretations and shifting perspectives by Melvyn Dubofsky ( Book )
6 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The United States in the twentieth century by Melvyn Dubofsky ( Book )
5 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Law and the New Deal ( Book )
11 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The American economy during the Great Depression ( Book )
6 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Dubofsky, Melvyn
ドボフスキー, メルビン
Languages
English (188)
German (1)
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