xv, 280 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Frank W. Pierce memorial lectureship and conference series ; no. 12.
Formatted Contents Note
The U.S. living wage movement : building coalitions from the local level in a global economy / Stephanie Luce Unions and the strategic context of local governance : a comparative overview / Jefferey Sellers Organizing for equitable economic development : the significance of community empowerment organizations for unions / Ron Applegate Building coalitions for regional power : labor's emerging urban strategy / David Reynolds The politics of labor in Boston : geographies of union renewal / Heiwon Kwon and Benjamin Day Two paths to the high road : the dynamics of coalition building in Seattle and Buffalo / Ian Greer, Barbara Byrd, and Lou Jean Fleron Political insiders and social activists : coalition building in New York and Los Angeles / Marco Hauptmeier and Lowell Turner Strategies for labor revitalization : the case of Miami / Bruce Nissen and Monica Russo Immigrants and labor in a globalizing city : prospects for coalition building in Nashville / Daniel B. Cornfield and William Canak Building an inclusive city : labor-community coalitions and urban power in San Jose / Nari Rhee and Julie Sadler Special interests and public goods : organized labor's coalition politics in Hamburg and Seattle / Ian Greer Organizing labor in London : lessons from the campaign for a living wage / Jane Holgate and Jane Wills Restructuring without unions : the polycentric region of Greater Frankfurt / Otto Jacobi Conclusion : seeking solidarity why, and with whom? / Daniel B. Cornfield.
"Most chapters in this book were originally presented at a conference at Cornell University hosted by the School of Industrial and Labor Relations in October of 2004."--P. xi.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-264) and index.