The Resource Reviving the strike : how working people can regain power and transform America, Joe Burns, (electronic resource)

Reviving the strike : how working people can regain power and transform America, Joe Burns, (electronic resource)

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Reviving the strike : how working people can regain power and transform America
Title
Reviving the strike
Title remainder
how working people can regain power and transform America
Statement of responsibility
Joe Burns
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
If the American labor movement is to rise again, it will not be as a result of electing Democrats, the passage of legislation, or improved methods of union organizing. Rather, workers will need to rediscover the power of the strike. Not the ineffectual strike of today, where employees meekly sit on picket lines waiting for scabs to take their jobs, but the type of strike capable of grinding industries to a halt -- the kind employed up until the 1960's. In Reviving the Strike, union negotiator Joe Burns draws on labor economics, history, and current analysis to show how only a campaign of civil disobedience can overcome an illegitimate system of labor control that has been specifically constructed over the past thirty years to reign in the power of the American worker. The book challenges prevailing views within the labor movement that say that tactics such as organizing workers or amending labor law can resolve the crisis of the American worker. Instead, Reviving the Strike offers a fundamentally different solution to the current labor crisis, showing how collective bargaining backed by a strike capable of inflicting economic harm upon an employer is the only way for workers to break free of the repressive system that has been inflicted upon them for the past three decades
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Burns, Joe
Dewey number
331.892/973
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Strikes and lockouts
  • Civil disobedience
  • Collective bargaining
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Reviving the strike : how working people can regain power and transform America, Joe Burns, (electronic resource)
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multicolored
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text
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781935439332
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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11888098
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MWT11888098
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Reviving the strike : how working people can regain power and transform America, Joe Burns, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781935439332
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11888098
Publisher number
MWT11888098
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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