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Democracy in the labor movement.

Joel Seidman

Democracy in the labor movement.

by Joel Seidman

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Published by New York State School of Industrial and Labour Relations in New York .
Written in English


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SeriesILR bulletin -- no.39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18092179M

Hailed as one of the best treatments of the civil rights movement, Race and Democracy is the most comprehensive and detailed study yet of the movement at the state level. Adam Fairclough marshals a wealth of research to recount more than five decades of struggle for justice and equality in the South's most politically intriguing, ethnically diverse, and racially complex sweeping and. Please give what you can.. AUDHome--> Union Democracy Review--> Articles. SUBSCRIBE to Union Democracy Review!. From the July-August issue of Union Democracy Review # Steve Early reviews views of the labor movement Embedded with Organized Labor: journalistic reflections on the class war at home.

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Schools Of Democracy: A Political History of the American Labor Movement. Abstract. In this new political history of the labor movement, Clayton Sinyai examines the relationship between labor activism and the American democratic tradition. Sinyai shows how America’s working people andCited by: 1 SCHOOLS OF DEMOCRACY AND INDEPENDENCE: The Labor Movement and the Democratic Republic (pp. ) In the era preceding industrialization, figures like Thomas Jefferson, Alexis de Tocqueville, and Abraham Lincoln argued that only a high standard of civic virtue could sustain a democratic republic.


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