The broken table : the Detroit Newspaper Strike and the state of American labor / Chris Rhomberg.

Author
Rhomberg, Chris, 1959- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New York : Russell Sage Foundation, c2012.
Description
x, 387 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Subject(s)
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Introduction: Labor Day in America -- Worlds of work: economy and civil society. The industry: Gannett and Knight-Ridder -- Detroit: labor and community -- A "daily miracle": the life of the workplace -- The institutional regulation of labor. Proper channels: U.S. labor law and union-management relations -- The path to confrontation: the newspapers' joint operating agreement in Detroit -- Extraordinary measures: planning for war -- War of position: the 1995 contract negotiations -- The spaces of conflict. Worlds collide: the start of the strike -- Law and violence: permanent replacements and the control of collective action -- Theaters of engagement: state and civil society -- Waiting for justice: the return to work and the end of the strike -- Governing the workplace: American labor today. Conclusion: a signal juncture.
ISBN
  • 9780871547170 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 0871547171 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 9781610447751 (ebook)
  • 1610447751 (ebook)
LCCN
2011053536
OCLC
773493644
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