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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Breen, W. J. (William J.)
Labor market politics and the Great War.
Kent, Ohio : Kent State University Press, c1997
|All Authors / Contributors:||
W J Breen
|Description:||xix, 233 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||The Prewar Labor Market. 1. State Initiatives and National Ambitions: Origins of the U.S. Employment Service --
1917: Labor Market Politics in Wartime. 2. Federalist Aspirations in the States. 3. Nationalist Initiatives in the Department of Labor. 4. The Seattle Labor Market Experiment --
1918: Victory and Defeat. 5. The Role of the War Labor Policies Board. 6. A Federalist U.S. Employment Service --
The U.S. Employment Service at War. 7. The Industrial Northeast: Connecticut. 8. The Midwest and South --
Armistice and Aftermath. 9. Reconstruction and Political Misjudgment, 1918-1919. 10. Postwar Reckoning. Epilogue: Keeping the Federalist Faith, 1920-1933.
|Responsibility:||William J. Breen.|
William J. Breen's Labor Market Politics and the Great War is the first detailed study of the way in which federalism influenced the development of government labor market policy in the early twentieth century.
- Labor policy -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
- Labor policy -- United States -- States -- History -- 20th century.
- World War, 1914-1918 -- United States.
- Reconstruction (1914-1939) -- United States.
- United States. -- Department of Labor -- History.
- United States Employment Service -- History.