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Author Ganz, Marshall
Title Why David Sometimes Wins : Leadership, Organization, and Strategy in the California Farm Worker Movement
Imprint Cary : Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 2009
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Abbreviations -- ONE: Introduction: How David Beat Goliath -- TWO: Beginnings: Immigrants, Radicals, and the AFL (1900-1959) -- THREE: New Opportunities, New Initiatives: AWOC, Teamsters, and the FWA (1959-1962) -- FOUR: A Storm Gathers: Two Responses (1963-1965) -- FIVE: The Great Delano Grape Strike (1965-1966) -- SIX: Meeting the Counterattack: DiGiorgio, the Teamsters, and UFWOC (1966) -- SEVEN: Launching a New Union (1966-1967) -- Epilogue -- Appendix -- Notes -- References -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z
Why David Sometimes Wins tells the story of Cesar Chavez and the United Farm Workers' groundbreaking victory, drawing important lessons from this dramatic tale. Offering insight from a longtime movement organizer and scholar, Ganz illustrates how they had the ability and resourcefulness to devise good strategy and turn short-term advantages into long-term gains
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Ganz, Marshall Why David Sometimes Wins : Leadership, Organization, and Strategy in the California Farm Worker Movement Cary : Oxford University Press, Incorporated,c2009 9780199757855
Subject United Farm Workers -- History.;Agricultural laborers -- Labor unions -- California -- History.;Migrant agricultural laborers -- Labor unions -- California -- History.;Agricultural laborers -- California -- History
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