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Labor in America

F. R. Dulles

Labor in America

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Published by Crowell .
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Statementa history ; by F.R. Dulles.
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too often we find that labor’s role in American history— and labor’s important accomplishments, which changed American life forever—are misrepresented, downplayed or ignored. That is a tragedy, because labor played (and continues to play) a key role in the development of American democracy and the American way of Size: KB. Cheap labor in America’s economy is a serious concern that needs to be dealt with. The main motivation of cheap labor and the continuance of it is corporations, especially America's. Cheap labor occurs both in and out of America. Even if it occurs outside of America, cheap .


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Joseph A. McCartin, a historian of the US labor movement and 20th-century US social and political history, is a Professor of History at Georgetown University, where he has taught since Cited by: Read this book on Questia.

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By focusing on America, this book fills a void in the literature that discusses child labor in Great Britain extensively, child labor in Belgium, France, Spain and Japan adequately and has just begun to offer research on contemporary child labor in Latin America, Africa, India and Asia.

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Labor in America A History by Melvyn Professor Dubofsky has hewn to the lines laid out in the previous seven in seeking to encourage today’s students of labor history to learn about those who built the United States and who will shape its future.

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Revised annually, the latest version contains employment projections for the decade. - Molly Maguires convicted for coal-field murders in Pennsylvania. 10 are hanged. - First Labor Day Celebration takes place in New York City.

- The Foran Act bans immigration of laborers brought in under contract to break strikes. - The American Federation of Labor forms with Samuel Gompers as its first president.Child Labor in America tells the story of that historic legal struggle.

The book offers the first full account of child labor law in America—from the earliest state regulations to the most recent important Supreme Court decisions and the latest contemporary attacks on existing : John A. Fliter.The contradictory answers that emerged--one stressing economic participation in a consumer society, the other emphasizing property ownership and self-reliance--remain pressing today as contemporary scholars, journalists, and social critics grapple with the meaning of democracy in postindustrial America.