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Workers' paradox : the Republican origins of new deal labor policy, 1886-1935

Author: Ruth O'Brien
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   eBook : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text reinterprets the roots of 20th-century American labour law and politics, claiming that Republicans developed the fundamental principles, not New Deal Democrats. It demonstrates the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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O'Brien, Ruth, 1960-
Workers' paradox.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c1998
(DLC) 97048986
(OCoLC)38073352
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth O'Brien
ISBN: 0807866954 9780807866955
OCLC Number: 45843939
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 313 p.)
Contents: The liberal paradox and the Republicans' interest in American labor policy --
A failed alliance between the AFL and the progressives --
Responsible unionism: the progressive conception of union liability --
Congress is as king: the Republican roots of railroad labor policy --
Collapse or victory?: implementing the scheme for worker representation --
Compromises and concessions: the Republicans revitalize the railroad labor policy --
The progressive response to the iron cage of the injunction --
The Republican origins of the Wagner Act --
Conclusion: responsible unionism and the Republicans' venture across policy time frames.
Responsibility: Ruth O'Brien.

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ÝA n important study of the contributions of Progressive Republicanism to the New Deal and the formation of the modern American state."American Historical Review"

 
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