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Author Benin, Leigh David.

Title The New Labor Radicalism and New York City's Garment Industry : Progressive Labor Insurgents During The 1960s
Published Florence : Routledge, 2019
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Description 1 online resource (355 pages)
Series Garland Studies in the History of American Labor Ser
Garland Studies in the History of American Labor Ser
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Introduction; Acknowledgments; List of Abbreviations; Part I: Reinventing American Communism: An Overview of Progressive Labor in the 1960s and 1970s; Chapter 1. Antirevisionism in Action: The Origin of the Progressive Labor Party, 1956-1965; Chapter 2. Purifying the Communist Movement and Searching for Utopia: Progressive Labor in Theory, 1965-1982; Chapter 3. Reform, Revolution, and the Search for the Working Class: Progressive Labor in Practice, 1962-1982
Chapter 7. Anatomy of a Communist-Led Wildcat Strike: Progressive Labor, Figure Flattery and Local 32, ILGWU, 1968Chapter 8. Anatomy of an Anticommunist Purge: Progressive Labor, Figure Flattery, and Local 32, ILGWU, 1968-1969; Conclusion; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index
Part II: New Communists in an Old Anticommunist Union: Progressive Labor and the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union in the 1960sChapter 4. New Communists Challenge Old Socialists: Trespassing on "Dubinsky's Plantation," 1962-1966; Chapter 5. The Making of a Communist Trucker: The Political Apprenticeship of a Progressive Labor Colonizer in Garment Trucking, 1940-1966; Chapter 6. Communist Truckers Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Progressive Labor, Garment Trucking and Local 102, ILGWU, 1967-1970
Summary First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company
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Subject Clothing workers -- Labor unions.
Labor unions and communism.
New York (State) -- New York
Progressive Labor Movement (Brooklyn, New York, NY)
Clothing workers -- Labor unions.
Labor unions and communism.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1317733614