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  • Trotskyists on Trialby Donna T. Haverty-Stacke

    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...

  • Community in Conflictby Gary Kaunonen; Aaron Goings

    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...

  • Are Trade Unions Still Relevant?by Tom Turner; Daryl D'Art; Michelle O?Sullivan

    Orpen Press 2013; US$ 15.00

    This edited collection examines the relevance of trade unions 100 years on from the 1913 lock-out in Dublin. more...

  • Neoliberal Labour Governments and the Union Responseby Jason Schulman

    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...

  • The Communist Manifestoby Karl Marx; Friedrich Engels

    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...

  • Strike Songs of the Depressionby Timothy P. Lynch

    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...

  • Making Timeby Jane Lancaster

    Northeastern University Press 2015; US$ 34.99

    This first biography of the nurturing mom made famous in the popular book and film Cheaper by the Dozen, who met the challenges of combining marriage and motherhood with a high-profile career. more...

  • Brain Gainby Darrell M. West

    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...

  • Capitalists Against Marketsby Peter A. Swenson

    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...

  • Airline Choices for the Futureby Kostas Iatrou; Mauro Oretti

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Airline Choices for the Future: From Alliances to Mergers offers an up-to-date assessment of the industry as it stands today, delivering a comprehensive insight into how the world of airline alliances is changing, and how the merger phenomenon is likely to fit into the new scenario. The purpose of this book is twofold. Firstly, it outlines the evolution... more...