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Unions in crisis?

Michael Schiavone

Unions in crisis?

the future of organized labor in America

by Michael Schiavone

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Published by Praeger in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Labor unions -- United States,
  • Labor movement -- United States,
  • Social movements -- United States,
  • Service industries workers -- Labor unions -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [131]-144) and index

    StatementMichael Schiavone
    SeriesAmerican social and political movements
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD6508 .S333 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 148 p. ;
    Number of Pages148
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17249778M
    ISBN 100275999661
    ISBN 109780275999667
    LC Control Number2007037945

    This book explores two recent crises in British political economy: the crisis of –9, for which the trade unions were impugned, and the economic crisis, for which bankers were (at least initially) : Palgrave Macmillan. Available in the National Library of Australia collection. Author: Cameron, Clyde R. (Clyde Robert), ; Format: Book; xii, p. ; 23 cm. Unions in crisis / Clyde Cameron | .

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Unions in Crisis. presents union activists, leaders, and supporters with a lot of thought-provoking ideas and analysis. It should be read by those who want to make organized labor in the United States a powerful force for social change."Author: Michael Schiavone.

The reality is that the Eurozone Crisis must be located in the global economic crisis which began four or five years ago and where the scene of the crime, as it were, was found in the United States. I need to offer a more global outlook in order to situate Professor Habermas book Cited by:   First published in This book represents a major study of union responses to the economic crisis of the s and s.

Abjuring governmental or managerial outlooks, it argues that unions, as representatives of essential producer groups, would be central to the renegotiation of the economic by:   First published in This book represents a major study of union responses to the economic crisis of the s and s.

Abjuring governmental or managerial outlooks, it argues that unions, as representatives of essential producer groups, would be central to the renegotiation of the economic : Taylor And Francis. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cameron, Clyde, Unions in crisis.

Melbourne: Hill of Content, (OCoLC) Document Type. Book Description. First published in This book represents a major study of union responses to the economic crisis of the s and s.

Abjuring governmental or managerial outlooks, it argues that unions, as representatives of essential producer groups, would be central to the renegotiation of the economic world. Greenhouse’s book comes on the heels of historian Erik Loomis’s book “A History of America in Ten Strikes,” which we wrote about in February.

(They cover some of the same events, including. First published inUnions, Change and Crisis represents the first detailed, comparative, historical and theoretically grounded study of two of the major trade union movements of brings together the results of the first part of the first major study from Harvard University’s Centre for European by: The book looked at unions from two perspectives: first, what we called the monopoly face of union – unions acting as raisers of benefits for their members – and second, the voice face of unions, or how unions represented labour in the workplace and in the body politic, giving voice to people who otherwise wouldn’t have had much say.

Start studying Chapter 4—The Union in Crisis [Civil War]. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. The Politics of West German Trade Unions: Strategies of Class and Interest Representation in Growth and Crisis 1st Edition. Andrei Markovits Janu First published inthis book assesses the politics of the West German trade unions in the context of their larger role as major actors in the polity.

The Crisis of the European Union: A Response. By Jurgen Habermas. Polity, This is a surprisingly conservative vision. On the question of the current euro crisis, Habermas is more radical, favoring electoral reforms that he believes would enhance participation and deliberation.

Get the latest book reviews delivered to your inbox Author: Andrew Moravcsik. This book offers a composite overview of the responses of trade unions and other workers' organizations to neoliberal globalization in general and to the recent financial crisis in : International Labor Office.

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Get this from a library. Unions in crisis?: the future of organized labor in America. [Michael Schiavone] -- From the Publisher: Unionism in the United States was quite successful during and after World War II, especially during the "golden years" of American capitalism () as workers' wages increased.

If the recent global economic crisis has debilitated labour in many parts of the world, many segments of the trade union movement have been fighting back, combining traditional and innovative strategies and articulating alternatives to the dominant political and economic models.

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Outlawed slavery in lands won from Mexico. Free-Soil Party. A political party that promised free soil, free speech, free labor, and free men. Trade unions global crisis ISBN f the recent global economic crisis has debilitated labour in many parts of the world, many segments of the trade union movement have been fighting back, combining traditional and innovative strategies and articulating alternatives to the dominant political and economic models.

Crisis-driven government budget cuts in the months and years ahead makes public-sector strikes in particular more likely. Teachers are in the crosshairs, as the crisis combines with the “school reform” agenda to give school boards additional leverage to attack seniority, impose merit pay, and create nonunion charter schools.

The book contends that governments used a combination of administrative and judicial action, legislation, and a narrative of crisis to construct new forms of labor relations. Understanding the demise of the unions requires a reinterpretation of how these earlier systems were constructed, and the role of the British government in that process.First published in This book represents a major study of union responses to the economic crisis of the s and s.

Abjuring governmental or managerial outlooks, it argues that unions, as representatives of essential producer groups, would be central to the renegotiation of the economic world.Unions, Central Banks, and EMU Labour Market Institutions and Monetary Integration in Europe Bob Hancke.

First book to understand the crisis of EMU through a comparative political economy perspective; Understands EMU as a year long project in three stages, and examines each stage both as an independent problem and as a part of an unfolding.