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Workers in hard times : a long view of economic crises

Author: Leon Fink; Joseph Anthony McCartin; Joan Sangster
Publisher: Urbana, Illinois : University of Illinois Press, [2014] ©2014
Series: Working class in American history.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Seeking to historicize today's "Great Recession," this volume includes essays that uses examples from North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia to situate the current economic crisis  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
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Workers in hard times : a long view of economic crises.
Urbana, Illinois : University of Illinois Press, ©2014
304 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Leon Fink; Joseph Anthony McCartin; Joan Sangster
ISBN: 9780252095979 0252095979
OCLC Number: 889268414
Description: 1 online resource (304 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Marching under flags black and red : Toronto's dispossessed in the age of industry / Gaetan Heroux and Bryan D. Palmer --
Working people's responses to past depressions / David Montgomery --
Soviet workers and stalinist terror : the crisis of industrialization / Wendy Goldman --
The labor of capitalism: industrial revolution and the transformation of the global cotton-growing countryside / Sven Beckert --
The ordeal of Eugene Debs : the panic of 1893, the Pullman strike, and the origins of the progressive movement / Scott Reynolds Nelson --
Workers' social-wage struggles during the great depression and the era of neoliberalism : international comparisons / Alvin Finkel --
Politics and policies in the 1970s and early twenty-first century : the linked recessions / Judith Stein --
Neoliberalism at work in the antipodean welfare state in the late twentieth century : collusion, collaboration, and resistance / Melanie Nolan --
Want amidst plenty : the oil boom and the working class in Newfoundland and Labrador, 1992-2010 / Sean Cadigan --
Whose hard times? : explaining autoworkers strike waves in recent-day China / Lu Zhang --
Transformative power : lessons from the Greek crisis and beyond / Hilary Wainwright --
How workers and the government have dealt with economic crisis and industrial decline : 1929 and 2007 / Edward Montgomery.
Series Title: Working class in American history.
Responsibility: edited by Leon Fink, Joseph A. McCartin, and Joan Sangster.

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