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Hard work : remaking the American labor movement

Author: Rick Fantasia; Kim Voss
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2004.
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This concise overview of the labor movement in the United States focuses on why American workers have failed to develop the powerful unions that exist in other industrialized countries. Packed with valuable analysis and information, Hard Work explores historical perspectives, examines social and political policies, and brings us inside today's unions, providing an excellent introduction to labor in America.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Fantasia, Rick.
Hard work.
Berkeley : University of California Press, 2004
(DLC) 2003022988
(OCoLC)53289909
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rick Fantasia; Kim Voss
ISBN: 9780520937710 0520937716 0520240138 9780520240131 0520240901 9780520240902 1597346470 9781597346474
OCLC Number: 56713843
Notes: Revised and enlarged edition of Des syndicats domestiqués, which was originally written in English, then translated into French and published in Paris by Raisons d'agir, 2002.
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 244 pages)
Contents: Why labor matters: the underside of the "American model" --
An exceptionally hostile terrain --
Bureaucrats, "strongmen," militants, and intellectuals --
Practices and possibilities of social movement unionism.
Other Titles: Des syndicats domestiqués.
Responsibility: Rick Fantasia, Kim Voss.
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