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All Together Different: Social Unionism and the Multicultural Front, 1933–1937

Daniel Katz

in All Together Different: Yiddish Socialists, Garment Workers, and the Labor Roots of Multiculturalism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748367
eISBN:
9780814763674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748367.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the complexities of social unionism in the mid-1930s, particularly in the Dressmakers' Local 22. Social unionism in the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union (ILGWU) ... More


Storming the Bastille: The Triumph of Social Justice Unionism

Sharon McConnell-Sidorick

in Silk Stockings and Socialism: Philadelphia's Radical Hosiery Workers from the Jazz Age to the New Deal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469632957
eISBN:
9781469632971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632957.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter demonstrates how the hosiery union's important but heretofore forgotten efforts played a key role in the founding of the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) and important labor ... More


Introduction

Clarence Taylor

in Reds at the Blackboard: Communism, Civil Rights, and the New York City Teachers Union

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152693
eISBN:
9780231526487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152693.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book explores the New York City Teachers Union's (TU) connection with the Communist Party of the United States of America (CPUSA) and the struggle to define teacher unionism in the early and ... More


Debating the Crisis

Edmund Heery

in Framing Work: Unitary, Pluralist and Critical Perspectives in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199569465
eISBN:
9780191829611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569465.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

This chapter considers how unitarists, pluralists, and CLS have responded to the global financial crisis and subsequent policies of austerity. The review considers how each frame has explained the ... More


Politics and the Precarious Place of Multiculturalism

Daniel Katz

in All Together Different: Yiddish Socialists, Garment Workers, and the Labor Roots of Multiculturalism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748367
eISBN:
9780814763674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748367.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter looks at how multiculturalism intersected with different sectors of power critical to the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union (ILGWU), especially the roles of gender, race, and ... More


Reds at the Blackboard: Communism, Civil Rights, and the New York City Teachers Union

Clarence Taylor

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152693
eISBN:
9780231526487
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152693.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The New York City Teachers Union shares a deep history with the American left, having participated in some of its most explosive battles. Established in 1916, the union maintained an early, ... More


Globalization, Trade Unions, and Labour Migration: A Transformationalist Approach

Ronaldo Munck

in Migration, Precarity, and Global Governance: Challenges and Opportunities for Labour

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198728863
eISBN:
9780191795824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728863.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter addresses the complex and sometimes confrontational relations between trade unions and migrant workers in times of crisis, and departs from the argument of Gramsci that ‘the old has died ... More


Epilogue: Cosmopolitan Unionism and Mutual Culturalism in the World War II Era

Daniel Katz

in All Together Different: Yiddish Socialists, Garment Workers, and the Labor Roots of Multiculturalism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748367
eISBN:
9780814763674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748367.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses the transformation of the radical political and social agenda of the Jewish labor movement into a more liberal agenda beginning around 1937 and accelerating through World War ... More


Women and the Teachers Union

Clarence Taylor

in Reds at the Blackboard: Communism, Civil Rights, and the New York City Teachers Union

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152693
eISBN:
9780231526487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152693.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the role played by women in shaping the New York City Teachers Union (TU). More specifically, it considers how women's leadership helped foster union ties with parents, labor, ... More


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