Encyclopedia of American Prisons
Grounded Reagan and the PATCO Crash
By Cliff Brown
September 01, 1998
This book focuses on community-level race relations during the 1919 Steel Strike, when intense job competition contributed to racial conflict among the nation's steel workers. As the Great Migration brought thousands of black workers to northern cities, their lower labor costs generated racially ...
By Marilyn D. McShane, Frank P. Williams
February 01, 1996
Original essays by corrections experts The United States has the lightest incarceration rate in the world and crime is one of the major driving forces of political discourse throughout the country. Information about penal institutions, imprisonment, and prisoners is important to everyone, from ...
By Henry Richardson, Paul Weithman
November 01, 1999
First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....
By Michael Round
October 01, 1999
This book analyses the rhetorical background and strategies of the Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization (PATCO) and those of Ronald Reagan in reference to the 1981 strike. Was firing 11,000 federal employees the only option, or the best option available? The work examines the ...
By Frank Koscielski
September 01, 1999
This book explores the international leadership of the AFL-CIO, the UAW and UAW Local 600, the world's largest union local, and reveals that overall, working-class response to the Vietnam War mirrored that of the American society as a whole....