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Economic Liberalization and Union Struggles in Cairo

Diane Singerman

in Cairo Contested: Governance, Urban Space, and Global Modernity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162886
eISBN:
9781617970351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162886.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter provides a discussion on the economic liberalization and union struggles in Cairo. It begins by presenting the transformation from labor opposition to public sector reform. It also deals ... More


The Deleterious Effects of Labor Repression in Sri Lanka

Emmanuel Teitelbaum

in Mobilizing Restraint: Democracy and Industrial Conflict in Post-Reform South Asia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449949
eISBN:
9780801463358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449949.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter illustrates the corrosive effects of labor repression by examining state-labor relations in Sri Lanka. It shows that labor repression has disrupted the link between federations ... More


No There There: Race, Class, and Political Community in Oakland

Chris Rhomberg

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520236189
eISBN:
9780520940888
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520236189.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Challenged by Ku Klux Klan action in the 1920s, labor protests culminating in a general strike in the 1940s, and the rise of the civil rights and black power struggles of the 1960s, Oakland, ... More


There's Always Work at the Post Office: African American Postal Workers and the Fight for Jobs, Justice, and Equality

Philip F. Rubio

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833421
eISBN:
9781469604053
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895733_rubio
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book brings to life the important but neglected story of African American postal workers and the critical role they played in the U.S. labor and black freedom movements. It integrates civil ... More


Reproducing the British Caribbean: Sex, Gender, and Population Politics after Slavery

Juanita De Barros

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469616056
eISBN:
9781469617930
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469616056.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book traces the history of ideas and colonial policymaking concerning population growth and infant and maternal welfare in Caribbean colonies wrestling with the aftermath of slavery. Focusing on ... More


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