Labour's Battle in the U.S.A: he Fight for Industrial Unionism, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Labour's Battle in the U.S.A

he Fight for Industrial Unionism, 1st Edition

By J. Raymond Walsh


294 pages

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First published in 1938. This study of the labour crisis in the USA consists of interviews with leaders and members of labour unions, unorganised workers, businessmen, and those in positions of public responsibility. The author explores the foundations of the crisis, and examines the possible issues that he predicted the US labour force were going to encounter. This title will be of interest to scholars and students of political and labour history.

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Introduction 2. The Background of a Crisis 3. C. I. O. in Steel 4. C. I. O. in Automobiles 5. Other Fields to Conquer 6. C. I. O Tactics 7. The Employer Fights Back 8. The Economics of the C. I. O. 9. The Politics of the C. I. O. 10. Problems Ahead; Notes on Sources; Index

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: The Labour Movement

This set of 44 volumes, originally published between 1924 and 1995, amalgamates a wide breadth of research on the Labour Movement, including labour union history, the early stages and development of the Labour Party, and studies on the working classes. This collection of books from some of the leading scholars in the field provides a comprehensive overview of the subject, how it has evolved over time, and will be of particular interest to students of political history.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / General