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Labor Studies



link to catalog page ROGERS, Making Capitalism Safe

Making Capitalism Safe

Work Safety and Health Regulation in America, 1880-1940

Author: Donald W. Rogers
Pub Date: January 2010

A broad, historical appraisal of the evolution of work safety and health regulation in the U.S.   learn more...

link to catalog page, NAFTA and Labor in North America Author: Norman Caulfield
Pub Date: February 2010

A cogent analysis of North American trade unions' precipitous decline in recent decades   learn more...

link to catalog page, Spirit of Rebellion

Spirit of Rebellion

Labor and Religion in the New Cotton South

Author: Jarod Roll
Pub Date: 2010

Crossing the color line with revivalism among working-class Southerners   learn more...

link to catalog page BERRY, “Swing the Sickle for the Harvest Is Ripe”

“Swing the Sickle for the Harvest Is Ripe”

Gender and Slavery in Antebellum Georgia

Author: Daina Ramey Berry
Pub Date: Cloth: 2007; Paper: 2010

Examining how labor and economy shaped family life for both women and men among the enslaved   learn more...

link to catalog page RICHARDS, Union-Free America

Union-Free America

Workers and Antiunion Culture

Author: Lawrence Richards
Pub Date: Cloth: 2008; Paper: 2010

How antiunionism shapes the hearts and minds of American workers   learn more...

link to catalog page COHEN, Work and Sing

Work and Sing

A History of Occupational and Labor Union Songs in the United States

Author: Ronald D. Cohen
Pub Date: July 2010

An incisive history of the work songs that united and roused American laborers   learn more...

link to catalog page PLOTKIN, An American in Hitler's  Berlin

An American in Hitler's Berlin

Abraham Plotkin's Diary, 1932-33

Author: Edited and with an Introduction by Catherine Collomp and Bruno Groppo
Pub Date: February 2009

An American labor leader's eyewitness perspective on the rise of Nazi power in Weimar-era Berlin   learn more...

link to catalog page VAPNEK, Breadwinners

Breadwinners

Working Women and Economic Independence, 1865-1920

Author: Lara Vapnek
Pub Date: December 2009

Recasting the meaning of women's work in the early fight for gender equality   learn more...

link to catalog page TAILLON, Good, Reliable, White Men

Good, Reliable, White Men

Railroad Brotherhoods, 1877-1917

Author: Paul Michel Taillon
Pub Date: January 2009

Railroad brotherhoods' dynamic impact on American labor relations and national politics   learn more...

link to catalog page ORENIC, On the Ground

On the Ground

Labor Struggle in the American Airline Industry

Author: Liesl Miller Orenic
Pub Date: July 2009

The challenges and successes of unionization at four U.S. airlines, with a focus on baggage handlers   learn more...

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