Reigniting the Labor Movement: Restoring means to ends in a democratic Labor Movement

Reigniting the Labor Movement: Restoring means to ends in a democratic Labor Movement

by Gerald Friedman

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Overview

A century of union growth ended in the 1980s. Since then, declining union membership has undermined the Labor Movement s achievements throughout the advanced capitalist world. As unions have lost membership, declining economic clout and political leverage has left them as weak props upholding wages and programs for social justice. Since the earlies

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781135985820
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/04/2007
Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 224
File size: 547 KB

About the Author

Gerald Friedman is Professor of Economics at University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Table of Contents

1. The Rise of the Labor Movement  2. Dimensions of Decline  3. Explaining Growth to Explain Decline  4. Explaining Growth Spurts  5. Why did Growth Stop?  6. Growth Dialectics  7. Can Growth be Restarted?

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