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- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 115.00
Based on qualitative work in car plants in Argentina, this book offers new insights for an understanding of workers' collective struggles in a radical perspective. Criticizing the use of injustice as the basis of mobilization, it argues that workers' collective resistance should be seen as a function of the development of solidarity. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 210.00
Strikes have been part of American labor relations from colonial days to the present, reflecting the widespread class conflict that has run throughout the nation's history. Against employers and their goons, against the police, the National Guard, local, state, and national officials, against racist vigilantes, against their union leaders, and against... more...
- University of Wales Press 2010; US$ 70.00
Work on the miners' Lock-Out of 1926 tends to focus on the perspective of the National Union of Mineworkers, while nothing has been written which attempts to examine, for example, how miner's wives coped for six months without pay. This book investigates the Lock-Out from the perspective of gender relations. more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 1979; US$ 27.95
In 1893 Arthur Burgoyne, one of Pittsburgh?s most skilled and sensitive journalists, published Homestead , a complete history of the 1892 Homestead strike and the ensuing conflict between the Carnegie Steel Company and the Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel Workers. Accurate, readable, and judiciously balanced in assigning blame, this... more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2003; US$ 48.00
In June 1986, a Japanese watch factory in Hong Kong tried to fire 36 of its women workers. This provoked an unprecedented sit-in by 300 of the women employed at the plant. The sit-in lasted for 13 days and accounted for over half the days lost to labour unrest that year. more...
- Lyons Press 2014; US$ 23.99
In this beautifully written and powerful memoir, author Craig K. Collins ushers readers down a remarkable path ? one that wends from the American frontier to present-day suburbia. Along the way, he explores the meaning of a history ? of his family?s and his country?s ? that is infused with the culture of the gun. Stops include an Indian massacre... more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 1992; US$ 26.95
The violence that erupted at Carnegie Steel's giant Homestead mill near Pittsburgh on July 6. 1892, caused a congressional investigation and trials for treason, motivated a nearly successful assassination attempt on Frick, contributed to the defeat of President Benjamin Harrison for a second term, and changed the course of the American labor movement.... more...