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Singlejack solidarity

Author: Stan Weir; George Lipsitz
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©2004.
Series: Critical American studies series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

Bleu-collar intellectual and activist publisher, Stan Weir devoted his life to the advocacy of his fellow workers. Weir was both a thoughtful observer and an active participant in many of the key  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Stan Weir; Stan Weir; Stan Weir
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stan Weir; George Lipsitz
ISBN: 0816642931 9780816642939 081664294X 9780816642946
OCLC Number: 55228751
Description: xiv, 384 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Norm Diamond --
I. Working-class cultures --
Meetings with James Baldwin --
What ever happened to Frisco Jeans? --
C.L.R. James : revolutionary artist --
The role of the individual and the group in the creation of work cultures --
Work force writers on the rise --
I am lonely --
II. The human costs of automation --
New technology : a catalyst for crises in collective bargaining, industrial discipline, and labor law --
The human cost of automation --
Containerization makes for a lonely waterfront --
Luddism today --
Effects of automation in the lives of longshoremen --
III. Solidarity networks --
Unions with leaders who stay on the job --
The need for labor networking.
Series Title: Critical American studies series.
Other Titles: Single jack solidarity
Responsibility: Stan Weir ; edited and with an afterword by George Lipsitz ; foreword by Norm Diamond.


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