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American Railroad Labor and the Genesis of the New Deal, 1919–1935

Jon R. Huibregtse

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034652
eISBN:
9780813038544
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034652.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

American historians tend to believe that labor activism was moribund in the years between the First World War and the New Deal. The book challenges this perspective in this examination of the ... More


Labor Politics: Realities, Theories, and Explanations

in Militants or Partisans: Labor Unions and Democratic Politics in Korea and Taiwan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804775373
eISBN:
9780804781749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804775373.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter compares the structural features of the economies and the organizational profiles of labor unions in Korea and Taiwan. It examines the effects of authoritarian legacies and partisan ... More


Introduction

Frances C. Galt

in Women's Activism Behind the Screens: Trade Unions and Gender Inequality in the British Film and Television Industries

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529206296
eISBN:
9781529214475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529206296.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter establishes the original contribution of the book by addressing why this research is necessary, where it sits within the existing literature and how this research has been conducted. ... More


Political Tensions of Reform: Labor Opposition and Public Disorder

Frederic C. Deyo

in Reforming Asian Labor Systems: Economic Tensions and Worker Dissent

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450518
eISBN:
9780801463945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450518.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the political tensions and instabilities associated with economic reform in China, South Korea, Thailand, and the Philippines. It discusses the labor politics of reform by ... More


Conclusion

Frances C. Galt

in Women's Activism Behind the Screens: Trade Unions and Gender Inequality in the British Film and Television Industries

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529206296
eISBN:
9781529214475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529206296.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The final chapter draws together the key conclusions advanced within this book in relation to its three central themes: the operation of the gendered union structure, women’s union activism, and the ... More


Cultivation Groups and the Japanese Factory: Producing Workers, Gendering Subjects

Elyssa Faison

in Managing Women: Disciplining Labor in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252967
eISBN:
9780520934184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252967.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on the Shuyodan (Cultivation Association), a semi-governmental “cultivation group” that solicited the membership of women factory workers with the encouragement of their ... More


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