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What Unions No Longer Do

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$43.50 • £34.95 • €39.00

ISBN 9780674725119

Publication: February 2014

Text

288 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

34 graphs, 14 tables

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  • Introduction
  • 1. The Collapse of Organized Labor in the United States
  • 2. Government Is Not the Answer: Why Public Sector Unionism Won’t Rescue the Labor Movement
  • 3. Wages and Inequality
  • 4. Strikes
  • 5. The Timing Was Terrible: Deunionization and Racial Inequality
  • 6. Justice for Janitors? Deunionization and Hispanic Economic Assimilation
  • 7. The Ballot Box: Deunionization and Political Participation
  • 8. The Past as Prologue: The Labor Movement Pre–New Deal, Today, and Tomorrow
  • Appendix: Data and Methods
  • Notes
  • References
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index