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And the wolf finally came : the decline of the American steel industry

And the wolf finally came : the decline of the American steel industry

Author: John P Hoerr
Publisher: Pittsburgh, PA : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©1988.
Series: Pittsburgh series in social and labor history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

A veteran reporter on American labor, John P. Hoerr analyzes the spectacular and tragic collapse of the steel industry in the 1980s. And the Wolf Finally Came demonstrates how an obsolete and  Read more...


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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hoerr, John P., 1930-
And the wolf finally came.
Pittsburgh, PA : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©1988
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John P Hoerr
ISBN: 0822935724 9780822935728 0822953986 9780822953982
OCLC Number: 16756847
Description: xiv, 689 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Collapse of the Steel Industry, 1982 --
The Mon Valley, 1987 --
What This Book Is About --
Union Drama in a Ballroom --
The Procedures Obscured the Reality --
The Union Movement Loses Momentum --
Management's Strategic Failures --
The Turning Point After World War II --
Union Weakness in the Reagan Era --
A Train Back East --
Union-Busting Precedents --
The Vulnerability of Unions in America --
The Life and Style of Lloyd McBride --
A Threatening Trend --
Concession Bargaining Comes to Steel --
Ed Ayoub's Productivity Concerns --
Legalistic Language, Bountiful Benefits --
On Strike in McKeesport --
From Carnegie Steel to U.S. Steel --
The Making of a Corporate Bureaucracy --
Steel's Shortsighted Business Strategies --
The 1940s and 1950s: Strikes and Strike Threats --
Government Involvement in Wages and Prices --
The No-Strike Agreement --
Bruce Johnston: Labor Took Too Much --
Quiet Talks on the ENA --
A Mission to Linden Hall --
Something of Importance in the Mon Valley --
Pouring Oil on Troubled Steel --
The Mon Valley Unemployed Committee --
Views of the Rank and File --
A Mechanism for Reform: LMPTs --
Early Days on the Mon --
Industry Equals Progress --
The Immigrants Divided --
Life in the Mill Towns --
Politics McKeesport Style --
The Effect of Social Environment --
Growing Up in McKeesport: The Forties --
The "Downside" Cycle: The UAW --
The UAW-USW Rivalry --
Auto Bargaining in 1982 --
The 1982 Ford Contract --
Failure at GM --
Moving Toward Negotiations in Steel --
The 1982 Recession Worsens.
Series Title: Pittsburgh series in social and labor history.
Responsibility: John P. Hoerr.
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