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What unions no longer do

Author: Jake Rosenfeld
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:What unions no longer do.
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What Unions No Longer Do shows in detail the consequences of labor's decline: curtailed advocacy for better working conditions, weakened support for immigrants' economic assimilation, and ineffectiveness in addressing wage stagnation among African-Americans. In short, unions are no longer instrumental in combating inequality in our economy and our politics, and the result is a sharp decline in the prospects of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Rosenfeld, Jake, 1978-
What unions no longer do
(DLC) 2013021124
(OCoLC)840460771
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jake Rosenfeld
ISBN: 9780674726215 0674726219
OCLC Number: 871257256
In: Rosenfeld, Jake
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 online resource (279 pages)
Contents: Introduction --
The collapse of organized labor in the United States --
Government is not the answer : why public sector unionism won't rescue the labor movement --
Wages and inequality --
Strikes --
The timing was terrible : deunionization and racial inequality --
Justice for janitors? : deunionization and Hispanic economic assimilation --
The ballot box : deunionization and political participation --
The past as prologue : the labor movement pre-new deal, today, and tomorrow --
Appendix: Data and methods --
Notes --
References --
Acknowledgments --
Index.
Responsibility: Jake Rosenfeld.
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