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Politics of Precarity
Martin Bak Jørgensen
A study of precarity as both a condition and a mobilizing force for resistance in migrant communities across the globe
Poor Workers' Unions
Illuminates key connections between the social justice movements of the last fifty years and today's most innovative labor organizing.
The Poverty of Work
David Van Arsdale
This study takes readers inside the world of temping to discover a type of work dreadfully insecure yet growing rapidly.
Though often seen as opposing ideas, Darlington engagingly traces the entwined legacy of revolutionary syndicalism and the communist movement.
Rank and File
Alice and Staughton Lynd
The trials and tribulations of firebrand union organizers, from the 1930s1970s, are brought to life here, in their own words.
The Red International of Labour Unions (RILU) 1920 - 1937
The first major scholarly account of one of the international communist movement’s most important organizations.
Reform, Revolution and Direct Action amongst British Miners
In this riveting monograph, Ives offers a new perspective on one of the most volatile periods in British labor history.
Bryan D. Palmer
Engaging and well researched,
is the story of a strike that sparked the labor upsurge of the 1930s
A Short History of the U.S. Working Class
Paul Le Blanc
Le Blanc presents a colorful, fact-filled history that concentrates on the struggles and achievements of the often neglected laboring majority.
The inside story of Argentina's remarkable movement to create factories run democratically by workers themselves.
Song of the Stubborn One Thousand
An account of the successful strike by mainly Mexican women workers at the largest plant in Watsonville, California.
This accessible, critical history of the U.S. labor movement examines the hidden history of workers' resistance.
The Turbulent Years
The era of American labor's greatest struggles, vividly reconstructed by one of labor history's greatest historians.
Women Strikers Occupy Chain Stores, Win Big
The first successful all women sit-in conducted by 'the counter girls' at the Detroit Woolworth's during the Great Depression.