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Title The right and labor in America : politics, ideology, and imagination / edited by Nelson Lichtenstein and Elizabeth Tandy Shermer.

Publication Info. Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2012]
©2012
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 Law Classified  HD6508 .R525 2012    AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Description vii, 422 pages ; 25 cm.
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Series Politics and culture in modern America
Politics and culture in modern America.
Contents Introduction. Entangled histories: American conservatism and the U.S. labor movement in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries / Nelson Lichtenstein, Elizabeth Tandy Shermer -- Unions, modernity, and the decline of American economic nationalism / Andrew Wender Cohen -- The American legion and striking workers during the interwar period / Christopher Nehls -- Democracy or seduction? The demonization of scientific management and the deification of human relations / Chris Nyland, Kyle Bruce -- Capital flight, "states' rights," and the anti-labor offensive after World War II / Tami J. Friedman -- Orval Fau bus and the rise of anti-labor populism in northwestern Arkansas / Michael Pierce -- "Is freedom of the individual Un-American?" Right-to-work campaigns and anti-union conservatism, 1943-1958 / Elizabeth Tandy Shermer --Singing "The right-to-work blues": the politics of race in the campaign for "voluntary unionism" in postwar California / Reuel Schiller -- Whose rights? Litigating the right to work, 1940-1980 / Sophia Z. Lee -- "Such power spells tyranny": business opposition to administrative governance and the transformation of fair employment policy in Illinois, 1945-1964 / Alexander Gourse -- Pattern for partnership: putting labor racketeering on the nation's agenda in the late 1950's / David Witwer -- "Compulsory unionism": Sylvester Petro and the Career of an anti-union idea, 1957-1987 / Joseph A. McCartin, Jean-Christian Vinel -- Wal-Mart, John Tate, and their anti-union America / Nelson Lichtenstein -- "All deals are off": The Dunlop Commission and employer opposition to labor law reform / John Logan -- Is democracy in the cards? A democratic defense of the Employee free choice act / Susan Orr
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Labor unions -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Labor unions -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Labor disputes -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Labor disputes -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Labor policy -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Labor policy -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Conservatism -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Conservatism -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Added Author Lichtenstein, Nelson.
Shermer, Elizabeth Tandy.
ISBN 9780812244144 hardcover alkaline paper
0812244141 hardcover alkaline paper
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