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Life and labor in the new New South

Author: Robert H Zieger
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, ©2012.
Series: Working in the Americas.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert H Zieger
ISBN: 9780813037950 0813037956
OCLC Number: 748330865
Description: x, 363 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: "How can Greenville get new industry to come here if we get the label of a C.I.O. town?": capital migration and the limits of unionism in the postwar south / Tami J. Friedman --
John McClellan, the teamsters, and biracial labor politics in Arkansas, 1947-1959 / Michael Pierce --
"A lot closer to what it ought to be": black women and public-sector employment in Baltimore, 1950-1975 / Jane Berger --
Worker-citizens at the community bargaining table: the St. Louis teamster's community stewards program in the 1950s / Robert Bussel --
Chicano labor and multi-racial politics in post-WWII Texas: two case studies / Max Krochmal --
"Slaves of the state" revolt: Southern prison labor and prison made civil rights movement, 1945-1980 / Robert T. Chase --
Obreros in the peach state: the growth of Georgia's working-class Mexican immigrant communities from a transnational perspective / Michael K. Bess --
Race and labor in Memphis since the King assassination / Michael K. Honey and David H. Ciscel --
Shutdowns in the sun-belt: the decline of textile and apparel industry and deindustrialization in the South / Timothy J. Minchin --
A different kind of union: SEIU healthcare Florida from the Mid-1990s through 2009 / Bruce Nissen --
The movement for economic democracy in the South: the Virginia organizing project,1995-2004 / Michael Dennis.
Series Title: Working in the Americas.
Responsibility: edited by Robert H. Zieger ; foreword by Richard Greenwald and Timothy J. Minchin.

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