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作者 Weir, Stan
書名 Singlejack Solidarity
出版項 Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2004
國際標準書號 9780816695652 (electronic bk.)
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說明 1 online resource (408 pages)
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系列 Critical American Studies
Critical American Studies
附註 Intro -- Contents -- Foreword -- I. Working-Class Cultures -- Meetings with James Baldwin -- What Ever Happened to Frisco Jeans? -- C. L. R. James: Revolutionary Artist -- The Role of the Individual and the Group in the Creation of Work Cultures -- Work Force Writers on the Rise -- I Am Lonely -- II. The Human Costs of Automation -- New Technology: A Catalyst for Crises in Collective Bargaining, Industrial Discipline, and Labor Law -- The Human Cost of Automation -- Containerization Makes for a Lonely Waterfront -- Luddism Today -- Effects of Automation in the Lives of Longshoremen -- III. Solidarity Networks -- Unions with Leaders Who Stay on the Job -- The Need for Labor Networking -- Rank and File Networks: A Way to Fight Concessions -- Introduction to Coordinadora -- Strike in Spain Reveals Sickness and Cure -- Longshoremen and Marine Clerks of Spain Building New Kind of Union -- IV. Workers, Politics, and Social Change -- Eric Hoffer: Far-Right True Believer -- The Artificial Isolation between Radicals and Workers -- Workers: Second-Class Citizens -- Bill Akagi and the Union -- The First Recorded Strike in History: 1170 BC -- Early U.S. Labor Policy Revealed by Archives Find -- V. The Vanguard Party and Worker Self-Activity -- A Leninist Vanguard Party Dying in a Foreign Land -- Life in a Vanguard Party -- After the War -- The Vanguard Party: An Institution Whose Time Has Expired -- Contribution to a Discussion on Bert Cochran's Labor and Communism -- The Vanguard Party: An Obstruction to Worker-Intellectual Alliances -- VI. Primary Work Groups -- The Informal Work Group -- Just a Matter of Gloves -- West Coast Longshoremen and Informal Workers' Control -- Review of Punishment and Redress in a Modern Factory -- VII. The Failure of Business Unionism, the Rank and File Alternative -- American Labor on the Defensive: A 1940s Odyssey
USA: The Labor Revolt -- Doug Fraser's Middle-Class Coalition -- The Failure of Business Unionism -- The Australian Dock Strike -- Stan Weir: Working-Class Visionary -- Notes -- Publication History -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z
Edited and with an afterword by George LipsitzBlue-collar intellectual and activist, Stan Weir devoted his life to the advocacy of his fellow workers. Singlejack Solidarity offers a rare look at life and social relations as seen from the factory, dockside, and the shop floor. Gathered here for the first time, Weir's writings-part memoir, labor history, and polemic-document a crucial chapter in the story of working-class America
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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
鏈接 Print version: Weir, Stan Singlejack Solidarity Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press,c2004 9780816642939
主題 Weir, Stan.;Labor unions -- United States -- Officials and employees -- Biography.;Labor unions -- United States -- Biography.;Labor movement -- United States -- History -- 20th century
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Alt Author Diamond, Norm
Lipsitz, George
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