Farewell To The Factory

Author: Ruth Milkman
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520918344
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One of the leading social historians of the auto industry, Ruth Milkman moves between changes in the wider industry and those in the Linden plant, bringing both a workers' perspective and a historical perspective to the study.

Farewell To The Working Class

Author: André Gorz
Publisher: Pluto Press
ISBN: 9780861043644
Size: 63.47 MB
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André Gorz argues that changes in the role of the work and labour process in the closing decades of the twentieth century have, once and for all, weakened the power of skilled industrial workers.

Gender And The South China Miracle

Author: Ching Kwan Lee
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520920040
Size: 56.98 MB
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Yet, as Ching Kwan Lee demonstrates in her unique and fascinating study of women workers on either side of the Chinese-Hong Kong border, the working lives and factory cultures of these women are vastly different.

Farewell To Manzanar

Author: Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0547528612
Size: 62.89 MB
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First published in 1973, this new edition of the classic memoir of a devastating Japanese American experience includes an inspiring afterword by the authors.


Author: Beatriz Curry
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 1475911726
Size: 40.41 MB
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It was a sad and quiet farewell at the factory. Friends said goodbye one Friday
afternoon and Natalie sobbed as she left the factory that ironically had given her
some of the worst and best moments of her life in the US. She never forgot the
day she was suspended for writing poems to fight the dehumanizing effects of the
perpetually running machines. But she also found among the turning pulleys of
noisy machines the blue eyes of a great man who became her husband. A few

The Human Equation

Author: Jeffrey Pfeffer
Publisher: Harvard Business Press
ISBN: 9780875848419
Size: 69.28 MB
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Criticizes many common personnel management practices, and argues that policies such as job security and fair compensation result in greater profits in the long run

Steelworkers In America

Author: David Brody
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 9780252067136
Size: 51.69 MB
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This edition of one of the seminal books in labor includes a new preface as well as a symposium on the book in which seven prominent historians discuss its significance and its place in the historiography of labor.

Unions In America

Author: Gary Chaison
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1452239479
Size: 68.97 MB
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Unions at the crossroads: Strategic membership, financial, and political
perspectives. Westport, CT: Quorum Books, 1997. A comprehensive review of
union finances with revealing sections on financial performance, resource
allocation, and the costs of union growth. Ruth Milkman. Farewell to the factory:
Auto workers in the late twentieth century. Berkeley: University of California Press
, 1997. An intensive study of the closing of a unionized automobile factory,
including discussions of ...


Author: Margaret Peterson Haddix
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781442419568
Size: 43.50 MB
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Told from alternating points of view, this historical novel draws upon the experiences of three very different young women: Bella, who has just emigrated from Italy and doesn't speak a word of English; Yetta, a Russian immigrant and ...

The Harmony Silk Factory

Author: Tash Aw
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007303157
Size: 16.21 MB
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A landmark work of fiction from one of Britain’s most exciting new writers: The Harmony Silk Factory is a devastating love story set against the turmoil of mid-twentieth century Malaysia.