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Author Wheeler, Hoyt N.

Title The future of the American labor movement / Hoyt N. Wheeler
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 257 pages)
Contents Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Foreword; Introduction; ONE A Future for the American Labor Movement?; TWO Industrial Relations in a Time of Change; THREE A Survey of American Union Strategies; FOUR The Old Reformist Unionism: The Noble Order of the Knights of Labor; FIVE The New Reformist Unionism: CAFE; SIX A New Version of an Old Reformist Strategy: Employee Ownership; SEVEN Social Democratic Unionism in Action: Strategies of European Trade Unions; EIGHT A New Twist and TURN on Social Democratic Unionism: Unions and Regional Economic Development
Summary This book analyzes strategies for American labor's survival in today's world economy. In the US and Europe, labor is experimenting with an arsenal of strategies. These include worker ownership and other ideas drawn from the nineteenth-century Knights of Labor, with new ideas such as strategic use of labor's capital
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-242) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Employment forecasting -- United States.
Labor movement -- United States -- Forecasting.
Labor policy -- United States -- Forecasting.
Labor unions -- United States -- Forecasting.
Twenty-first century -- Forecasting.
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ISBN 0511042574 (electronic bk.)
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0521893542 (paperback)
9780511042577 (electronic bk.)
9780511120718 (electronic bk.)
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