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, [2012]
  • ©2012
Description
1 online resource (x, 387 p. ) ill. ;

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Summary note
"In The Broken Table, Chris Rhomberg sees the Detroit strike as a historic collision of two opposing forces: a system in place since the New Deal governing disputes between labor and management and decades of increasingly aggressive corporate efforts to eliminate unions."--Jacket.
Notes
Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Description based on print version record.
Language note
English
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.
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ISBN
1-61044-775-1
OCLC
  • 808337180
  • 945611046
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