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American Labor: A Documentary Collection

American Labor: A Documentary Collection
Author: N/A
ISBN 13: 9780312295646
ISBN 10: 312295642
Edition: 2005
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication Date: 2005-03-08
Format: Paperback
Pages: 312
List Price: $45.00

This comprehensive compilation of documents integrates institutional labor history (movements and trade unions) with aspects of social and cultural history. It charts changes in trade union and managerial practices and integrates the economics and politics of labor history. An impressive array of documents details household as well as industrial relations; women as domestic workers, unpaid household labor, and factory workers; African American, Hispanic American (especially Mexican and Mexican American), Asian and white workers. It offers readers insight into the full historical spectrum of workers, their daily lives, and the movements that they created.