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- NYU Press 2016; US$ 55.00
Passed in June 1940, the Smith Act was a peacetime anti-sedition law that marked a dramatic shift in the legal definition of free speech protection in America by criminalizing the advocacy of disloyalty to the government by force. It also criminalized the acts of printing, publishing, or distributing anything advocating such sedition and made it... more...
- Michigan State University Press 2013; US$ 23.95
A mirror of great changes that were occurring on the national labor rights scene, the 1913?14 Michigan Copper Strike was a time of unprecedented social upheaval in Michigan?s Upper Peninsula. With organized labor taking an aggressive stance against the excesses of unfettered capitalism, the stage was set for a major struggle between labor and management.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00
A cross-country comparison of recent Labour Party governments in New Zealand, Britain, and Australia, and an exploration of how those countries' labour movements responded to their parties' neoliberal policies in power. more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2015; US$ 2.99
One of the world?s most influential political treatises, The Communist Manifesto outlines the base principles of communism as they relate to class struggle, economics, and politics. Originally published in 1848 as the Manifesto of the Communist Party , The Communist Manifesto was foundational to the development of modern communism and socialism.... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2009; US$ 25.00
The Depression brought unprecedented changes for American workers and organized labor. As the economy plummeted, employers cut wages and laid off workers, while simultaneously attempting to wrest more work from those who remained employed. In mills, mines, and factories workers organized and resisted, striking for higher wages, improved working conditions,... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2010; US$ 19.99
Many of America's greatest artists, scientists, investors, educators, and entrepreneurs have come from abroad. Rather than suffering from the "brain drain" of talented and educated individuals emigrating, the United States has benefited greatly over the years from the "brain gain" of immigration. These gifted immigrants have engineered advances in... more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 43.99
Conventional wisdom argues that welfare state builders in the US and Sweden in the 1930s took their cues from labor and labor movements. Swenson makes the startling argument that pragmatic social reformers looked for support not only from below but also from above, taking into account capitalist interests and preferences. Juxtaposing two widely recognized... more...