xxxix, 750 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
9780765613301 cloth alkaline paper 0765613301 cloth alkaline paper
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 723-727) and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note
Editors and contributors List of abbreviations Topic finder Introduction to the Encyclopedia of strikes in American history / Aaron Brenner Types of strikes / Aaron Brenner Strikes: theory and practice Introduction / by Aaron Brenner Strikes in American history / Aaron Brenner Theories of strikes / Gerald Friedman Socialist theories of strikes / Christopher Phelps The news media and strikes / Christopher R. Martin The business community's mercenaries: strikebreakers and union busters / Robert Smith Corporate strike strategy / Kim Phillips-Fein The decline of strikes / Jeremy Brecher Strike lessons from the last twenty-five years: what it takes to walk out and win / Steve Early Strikes and working class culture Introduction / by Benjamin Day Dressed for defiance: the clothing of female strikers, 1910-1935 / Deirdre Clemente Better than a hundred speeches: the strike song / Timothy P. Lynch Civil rights strikes / Todd Michney World War II hate strikes / James Wolfinger Polish workers and strikes, 1900-1937 / James S. Pula North Carolina women on strike / Roxanne Newton The Catholic Church and strikes / Dan La Botz Strikes led by the Trade Union Unity League, 1929-1934 / Victor G. Devinatz. Strike waves Introduction / by Aaron Brenner The strike wave of 1877 / John P. Lloyd World War I era strikes / Cecelia Bucki The rise and fall of the sit-down strike / Rachel Meyer The 1945-1946 strike wave / Jack Metzgar Strikes in the United States since World War II / Nicola Pizzolato Public sector strikes Introduction / by Immanuel Ness Labor and the Boston police strike of 1919 / Joseph Slater Teachers' strikes / John P. Lloyd Postal workers' strikes / Aaron Brenner Three strikes against the New York City transit system / Michael Hirsch Social workers and strikes / Howard Karger Strikes in the private sector Introduction / by Immanuel Ness Manufacturing, mining, and agricultural strikes Introduction / by Immanuel Ness Strikes and apprenticeship in the United States / Daniel Jacoby Strikes in the nineteenth-century cotton textile industry in the Northeast United States / Mary H. Blewett Twentieth-century textile strikes / David J. Goldberg Garment worker strikes / Paul Le Blanc Steel strikes before 1935 / John Hinshaw Steel on strike: from 1936 to the present / Robert Bruno Unionizing the "jungle": a century of meatpacking strikes / Jackie S. Gabriel Automobile workers' strikes / Ian Collin Greer Rubber workers' strikes / John L. Woods Plumbing strikes / Kim Phillips-Fein Agricultural strikes / Dan La Botz Labor and the transformation of the Hawaiian sugar industry / Edward D. Beechert The Redwoods Lumber and Sawmill Workers' strike / Calvin Winslow The Watsonville Cannery strike, 1985-1987 / Myrna Cherkoss Donahoe Coal miners on strike and the formation of a national union / Jon Amsden and Stephen Brier Mesabi Iron Miners' strikes / Gerald Ronning The rise and fall of rank-and-file miner militancy, 1964-2007 / Paul J. Nyden. Infrastructure industry strikes Introduction / by Benjamin Day Labor upheaval on the nation's railroads, 1877-1922 / Theresa Ann Case Strikes by telegraph workers / Anthony J. Silva Telegraph messenger strikes and their impact on telegraph unionization / Greg Downey Trolley wars / Scott Molloy Seafarers' strikes in American history / Nathan Lillie Longshoremen's strikes, 1900-1920 / Calvin Winslow Strikes on the port of New York 1945-1960 / William Mello Strikes in the U.S. airline industry, 1919-2004 / David J. Walsh Aerospace engineer strikes / Stan Sorscher Teamster strikes and organizing, 1934-1964 Service industry strikes Introduction / by Benjamin Day Newsboy strikes / Jon Bekken Retail workers' strikes / Daniel J. Opler Waitress strikes / Dorothy Sue Cobble Office workers' strikes / Vernon Mogensen Strikes in the motion picture industry / Andrew Dawson Attorney strikes at the Legal Aid Society of New York City / Michael Z. Letwin Musician strikes / Damone Richardson Striking the ivory tower: student employee strikes at private universities / Mandi Isaacs Jackson The Boston University strike of 1979 / Gary Zabel Strikes by professional athletes / Michael Schiavone Nurses on strike / Lisa Hayes Organizing home health care workers in New York City / Immanuel Ness Bibliography Name index General subject index.