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Rights, Not Interests: Resolving Value Clashes under the National Labor Relations Act

James A. Gross

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501714252
eISBN:
9781501714276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714252.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This book makes four important contributions to our understanding of U.S. labor law and policy. First, given my previous three volume study of the work of the NLRB, this book is able to discuss the ... More


Concluding Comments

James A. Gross

in Rights, Not Interests: Resolving Value Clashes under the National Labor Relations Act

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501714252
eISBN:
9781501714276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714252.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

The concluding chapter makes a number of points: the Act is not neutral, but is intended to promote and protect workers’ rights; the international community recognizes the freedom of association and ... More


Local immigrant communities, welfare and culture: an integration/segregation dilemma

Siniša Zrinšcak

in Migration and welfare in the new Europe: Social protection and the challenges of integration

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426444
eISBN:
9781447302797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426444.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter presents a theoretical discussion that is relevant for the study of the integration strategies of local immigrant communities. It shows basic information about the Welfare and Values in ... More


Introduction

Paul-Brian McInerney

in From Social Movement to Moral Market: How the Circuit Riders Sparked an IT Revolution and Created a Technology Market

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804785129
eISBN:
9780804789066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785129.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter explains how social movements can create moral markets out of their activities and the ambivalence that arises out of such outcomes. When social movements create and shape markets, they ... More


Introduction

James A. Gross

in Rights, Not Interests: Resolving Value Clashes under the National Labor Relations Act

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501714252
eISBN:
9781501714276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714252.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter sets the stage for understanding the Wagner Act as a human rights law, the influence of value clashes in interpreting that law, and the counter-revolution against this rights law.


The Battista Board: Individual Not Collective Rights

James A. Gross

in Rights, Not Interests: Resolving Value Clashes under the National Labor Relations Act

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501714252
eISBN:
9781501714276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714252.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter demonstrates that the Battista Board epitomized the power of the values of decision-makers in discerning and applying the intent and nature of the Act. As one Battista Board Member put ... More


People’s priorities and values

Margret Fine-Davis

in Changing Gender Roles and Attitudes to Family Formation in Ireland

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719096969
eISBN:
9781526115362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096969.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

In order to better understand the determinants of family formation, we examined people’s values and priorities, as these undoubtedly contribute to people’s life choices. Taking into account social ... More


Introduction

Marian Barnes

in Care in everyday life: An ethic of care in practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428233
eISBN:
9781447307686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428233.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This introduces care as a way of conceptualising relationships, as a set of values and as a practice. It notes the way in which care has been resisted, and the need to recognise ‘poor care’ and its ... More


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