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Worldwide Changes in Employment Systems
Exploring recent changes in employment practices in seven industrialized countries (Australia, Britain, Germany, Italy, Japan, Sweden, and the United States) and in two essential industries (automobile and telecommunications), Harry C. Katz and Owen...
Culture of Misfortune
An Interpretive History of Textile Unionism in the United States
The failure of the Textile Workers Union of America to organize its jurisdiction has often been considered the CIO's most critical setback in establishing industrial unionism in the United States. The textile industry had more than 1,250,000 workers...
Immigration and American Unionism
In the year 2000 the AFL-CIO announced a historic change in its position on immigration. Reversing a decades-old stance by labor, the federation declared that it would no longer press to reduce high immigration levels or call for rigorous enforcement...
On Different Planes
An Organizational Analysis of Cooperation and Conflict Among Airline Unions
David Walsh examines the historically insular unions in the airline industry, where the need for cooperation has been heightened in the era since deregulation. Guided by organizational theory, he analyzes extensive data on pairs of unions, coalitions...
Conflict of Interests
Organized Labor and the Civil Rights Movement in the South, 1954–1968
Gender and Racial Inequality at Work
The Sources and Consequences of Job Segregation