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Title Rebuilding labor : organizing and organizers in the new union movement / edited by Ruth Milkman and Kim Voss.

Published Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, c2004.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  331.880973 REBU    AVAILABLE
Physical description viii, 309 p. ; 25 cm.
Series An ILR press book
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Notes "The chapters in this book were first presented at a conference organized by the editors under the auspices of the University of California's Institute for Labor and Employment, held at UCLA on May 17, 2001"--P. .
Contents Changing to organize: a national assessment of union strategies / Kate Bronfenbrenner and Robert Hickey -- Union democracy and successful campaigns: the dynamics of staff authority and worker participation in an organizing union / Teresa Sharpe -- Workers against unions: union organizing and anti-union countermobilizations / Robert A. Penney -- Overcoming legacies of business unionism: why grassroots organizing tactics succeed / Steven H. Lopez -- "Justice for janitors," not "compensation for custodians": the political context and organizing in San Jose and Sacramento / Preston Rudy -- Against the tide: projects and pathways of the new generation of union leaders, 1984-2001 / Marshall Ganz, Kim Voss, Teresa Sharpe, Carl Somers, and George Strauss -- Sticking it out or packing it in? organizer retention in the new labor movement / Daisy Rooks -- "Outsiders" inside the labor movement: an examination of youth involvement in the 1996 Union Summer program / Leslie Bunnage and Judith Stepan-Norris -- Unionism in California and the United States: using representation elections to evaluate its impact on business establishments / John Dinardo and David S. Lee.
Other author Milkman, Ruth, 1954-
Voss, Kim.
Subject Labor unions -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Congresses.
Labor movement -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Congresses.
Labor leaders -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Congresses.
Labor unions -- United States -- Political activity -- History -- 20th century -- Congresses.
Industrial relations -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Congresses.
Working class -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Congresses.
ISBN 0801442656 (cloth : alk. paper)
0801489024 (pbk. : alk. paper)