Workers in America : a historical encyclopedia / [edited by] Robert E. Weir.

Author
Weir, Robert E., 1952- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2013.
  • Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, 2013.
Description
1 online resource (2 volumes (xxiii, 920 pages)) : illustrations

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Series
Gale eBooks
Summary note
""Each entry essay is, on average, two to four pages in length; a few are shorter. Although the essays are relatively short, they are well-written and concise, and are packed with information. Each entry is followed by a short list of 'Suggested Reading' selected for availability and readability by the target audience of nonspecialists."" - ARBA
Notes
Revised edition of: Historical encyclopedia of American labor / edited by Robert Weir and James P. Hanlan. c2004.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Language note
English
Contents
  • ""Cover""; ""Title Page""; ""Copyright Page""; ""Table of Contents""; ""Preface""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""How to Use This Work""; ""Volume 1""; ""Actors and Labor""; ""Adair v. The United States""; ""Adamson Act""; ""Affirmative Action""; ""Agency Fee""; ""Agent Provocateur""; ""Agrarianism""; ""Agricultural Labor Relations Act""; ""Airline Strikes""; ""Amalgamated Association of Iron, Steel, and Tin Workers""; ""Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America""; ""American Federation of Government Employees""; ""American Federation of Labor""
  • ""American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations""""American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees""; ""American Federation of Teachers""; ""American Plan""; ""American Railway Union""; ""Anarchism""; ""Anarcho-syndicalism""; ""Anthracite Coal Strike of 1902""; ""A. Philip Randolph Institute""; ""Apprentice""; ""Arbitration/Conciliation/Mediation""; ""Aristocrats of Labor""; ""Artisan Labor""; ""Asian American Labor""; ""Assembly-Line Production""; ""Association of Catholic Trade Unionists""; ""Automation""; ""Bacon's Rebellion""; ""Bagley, Sarah""
  • ""Barry, Leonora Marie""""Battle of Blair Mountain""; ""Bellamy, Edward""; ""Bituminous Coal Strikes of 1974 and 1977-1978""; ""Blacklist""; ""Black Lung Disease and Strike""; ""Blue-Collar Labor""; ""Boston Police Strike of 1919""; ""Boulwarism""; ""Boycott""; ""Braceros""; ""Brewery Workers""; ""Bridges, Harry""; ""Bridgestone-Firestone Strike, 1994â€?1995""; ""Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers""; ""Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters""; ""Browder, Earl Russell""; ""Buck's Stove & Range Co. v. American Federation of Labor et al""; ""Bumping""; ""Bureau of Labor Statistics""
  • ""Colonial Labor""""Colorado Labor Wars""; ""Colored National Labor Union""; ""Columbine Mine Massacre""; ""Commonwealth v. Hunt""; ""Communism and Unions""; ""Company Town""; ""Company Union""; ""Comparable Worth""; ""Computer Revolution and Organized Labor""; ""Concessions""; ""Congress of Industrial Organizations""; ""Contingency Labor""; ""Contract""; ""Contract Labor""; ""Cooperatives""; ""Copper Miners and Strikes""; ""Corporate Campaign""; ""Cost-of-Living Adjustment""; ""Counterculture and Labor""; ""Cowboys""; ""Coxey's Army""; ""Craft Unionism""; ""Davis-Bacon Act""; ""Deadheading""
  • ""Dead Time""
Other title(s)
Historical encyclopedia of American labor.
ISBN
  • 979-82-16-16814-0
  • 1-78539-481-9
  • 1-59884-719-8
  • 1-299-13801-2
OCLC
827334843
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