posts categorized asIssues of Labor

Labor 13.2 (May, 2016)

by on June 27, 2016

In This Issue

The Common Verse

  • Sarah Cortez, “Uniform Change-Out

LAWCHA Watch

  • Nancy MacLean, “President’s Perspective: Looking Ahead from Washington, DC

Articles

  • Fernando Teixeira da Silva and Larissa Rosa Corrêa,”The Politics of Justice: Rethinking Brazil’s Corporatist Labor Movement

    This article analyzes the role of collective bargaining in the Brazilian labor courts in two very different political settings: the democratic era preceding the 1964 coup and the initial period of the military dictatorship, from 1964 to 1968.

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Labor 13.1 (February, 2016)

by on June 27, 2016

In This Issue

The Common Verse

  • Brooke Boulton, “Claiming Dependents

LAWCHA Watch

  • John W. McKerley and Jennifer Sherer, “The Iowa Labor History Oral Project

Articles

  • Gregory Wood,”“The Justice of a Rule That Forbids the Men Smoking on Their Jobs”: Workers, Managers, and Cigarettes in World War II America

    This article examines struggles over smoking privileges on industrial shop floors during World War II.

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Labor 12.4 (December, 2015)

by on January 27, 2016

In This Issue

Editors’ Introduction

The Common Verse

  • Patrick Lawrence O’Keefe, “Last-Day Vendor

LAWCHA Watch

  • Talitha L. LeFlouria, “Membership Matters: LAWCHA’s New System of Recruitment, Retention, and State Coordinating

Up for Debate

  • Eric Arnesen,”Introduction

    In 1935, the civil rights leader and African American intellectual W.

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Labor 12.3 (September, 2015)

by on August 31, 2015

In This Issue

Editors’ Introduction

The Common Verse

  • Susan Eisenberg, “Introductions

LAWCHA Watch

  • Naomi R. Williams, “Working Together for Economic Justice

Up for Debate

  • Eric Arnesen, “Introduction”

    In 1965, the US Congress passed, and President Lyndon B.

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Labor 12.1-2 (May, 2015)

by on May 18, 2015

In This Issue

Guest Editors’ Introduction

  • Susan Levine and Steve Striffler, “From Field to Table in Labor History

    This special issue of Labor challenges historians to think about food and work in ways that not only include the production of food but also explore the connections between the work of food, the place of food in working-class life, and the very nature and trajectory of capitalism itself.

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Labor 11.4 (Winter, 2014)

by on May 18, 2015

In This Issue

Articles

  • Jarod Roll, “Sympathy for the Devil: The Notorious Career of Missouri’s Strikebreaking Metal Miners, 1896–1910

    Between 1896 and 1910, miners from the zinc and lead district around Joplin, Missouri, worked as strikebreakers in almost every strike waged by the Western Federation of Miners (WFM).

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Labor 11.3 (Fall, 2014)

by on August 29, 2014

In This Issue

The Common Verse

  • Hugh Martin, “Iraq War, 2004

LAWCHA Watch

  • James N. Gregory, “Advancing the Ivory-Collar/Blue-Collar Partnership

Up for Debate

  • Eric Arnesen, “Introduction
  • Nancy MacLean, “The Civil Rights Act of 1964: The Difference a Law Can Make
  • Thomas J.
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Labor 11.2 (Summer, 2014)

by on August 29, 2014

In This Issue

Articles

  • Kristoffer Smemo, “A “New Dealized” Grand Old Party: Labor and the Emergence of Liberal Republicanism in Minneapolis, 1937 – 1939

    In the late 1930s, in Minneapolis and across the urban-industrial North, a cohort of self-described liberal Republicans helped reverse almost a decade’s worth of defeats for the Grand Old Party.

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Labor 11.1 (Spring, 2014)

by on August 29, 2014

In This Issue

The Common Verse

  • Carl Wade Thompson, “Off Shore

LAWCHA Watch

  • Nancy MacLean, “Connecting Members and Communities

Contemporary Affairs

  • Marcel van der Linden, “San Precario: A New Inspiration for Labor Historians

    Precariat refers to groups of people who previously had been known as the casual poor, that is, workers who have no control over their destiny and depend on the goodwill of others.

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Labor 10.4 (Winter, 2013)

by on August 29, 2014

In This Issue

The Common Verse

  • Phillip Bannowsky, “The Yard

LAWCHA Watch

  • Shelton Stromquist, “President’s Perspective: Looking Forward from New York

Articles

  • Christopher Phelps, ““The Closet in the Party: The Young Socialist Alliance, the Socialist Workers Party, and Homosexuality, 1962 – 1970

    During the 1960s, the Young Socialist Alliance (YSA) and Socialist Workers Party (SWP) were highly active in the movement against the Vietnam War and other social movements in the United States.

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