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No shortcuts : organizing for power in the new gilded age

Author: Jane McAlevey
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, [2018] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First issued as paperbackView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane McAlevey
ISBN: 9780190868659 0190868651 9780190624712 019062471X
OCLC Number: 1061552929
Description: xxi, 253 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: Acknowledgments List of Figures List of Tables1. Introduction 2. The Power to Win is in the Community, Not the Boardroom 3. Nursing Home Unions: Class Snuggle vs. Class Struggle 4. Chicago Teachers: Building a Resilient Union 5. Smithfield Foods: A Huge Success You've Hardly Heard About 6. Make the Road New York 7. Conclusion: Pretend Power vs. Actual Power Notes Bibliography Index
Responsibility: Jane F. McAlevey.


Today's progressives have given up on organizing and now work for professional organizations more comfortable with the inside game in Washington. Meanwhile, promising movements like Occupy Wall  Read more...


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McAlevey's decades as a labor and community organizer means that she knows what organizers do, or should do. This book lifts the lessons McAlevey takes from that craft into the intellectual realm of Read more...

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