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Encyclopedia of U.S. Labor and Working-Class History 1 edition

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The Encyclopedia of US Labor and Working-Class History provides sweeping coverage of US labor history. Containing over 650 entries, the Encyclopedia encompasses labor history from the colonial era to the present. Articles focus on states, regions, periods, economic sectors and occupations, race-relations, ethnicity, and religion, concepts and developments in labor economics, environmentalism, globalization, legal history, trade unions, strikes, organizations, individuals, management relations, and government agencies and commissions. Articles cover such issues as immigration and migratory labor, women and labor, labor in every war effort, slavery and the slave-trade, union-resistance by corporations such as Wal-Mart, and the history of cronyism and corruption, and the mafia within elements of labor history. Labor history is also considered in its representation in film, music, literature, and education. Important articles cover the perception of working-class culture, such as the surge in sympathy for the working class following September 11, 2001. Written as an objective social history, the Encyclopedia encapsulates the rise and decline, and continuous change of US labor history into the twenty-first century. (Named an Outstanding Reference Title by The Reference and User Services Association--a division of the American Library Association)

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Encyclopedia of U.S. Labor and Working-Class History

Published November 16, 2006 by Routledge .
Written in English.

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Open Library
OL7497932M
ISBN 10
0415968267
ISBN 13
9780415968263
Library Thing
4869922
Goodreads
1663409

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