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Bargaining with baseball : labor relations in an age of prosperous turmoil

Author: William B Gould, IV.
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2011.
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"This study considers the full, 140-year sweep of labor-management relationships and conflict, exploring player-owner disputes, the development of free agency, the collective bargaining process, and the racial integration of baseball, among other topics. It concludes with a discussion of the "steroids era," the problem with maintaining Jackie Robinson's legacy in the 21st century, and globalization"--Provided by  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William B Gould, IV.
ISBN: 9780786465156 0786465158
OCLC Number: 701810025
Description: vii, 318 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: The state of the game --
The post-World War II era : remembrances of baseball past --
The early years : the game and the law --
The 1994-95 baseball strike and the NLRB --
The financial aftermath of the mother of all strikes --
On-the-field changes : the players speak --
Cheating, drugs and other forms of problem behavior --
The growing problem of race in baseball --
Globalization and baseball.
Responsibility: William B. Gould IV.

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"This study considers the full, 140-year sweep of labor-management relationships and conflict, exploring player-owner disputes, the development of free agency, the collective bargaining process, and the racial integration of baseball, among other topics. It concludes with a discussion of the "steroids era," the problem with maintaining Jackie Robinson's legacy in the 21st century, and globalization"--Provided by publisher.

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