Labor and American politics; a book of readings, edited by Charles M. Rehmus and Doris B. McLaughlin.

; McLaughlin, Doris B., compiler
Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Press [1967] .

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Other Authors McLaughlin, Doris B.,
Subjects Labor unions -- Political activity -- United States.
Labor unions -- Political activity.
United States.
Description ix, 461 pages 24 cm
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents The U.S. labor movement : its ideological orientation / Fortune Magazine -- Basic roots of differences between United States and European trade unionism / Arnold L. Steinbach -- Labor as a pressure group / Charles M. Rehmus -- Types of political unionism / Bruce H. Millen -- Some thoughts on labor and political action / Adolf Sturmthal -- Political action by working class groups in the revolutionary period / Richard B. Morris -- The working men's parties of the 1820'S and '30's / Edward Pessen -- Did labor vote for Jackson? / Joseph Rayback -- The Panic of 1837 and its aftermath / Henry Pelling -- The National Labor Union and the Knights of Labor / Marc Karson -- The Knights in politics / Edward T. James -- The Henry George campaign / Allan Nevins -- The American Federation of Labor / John R. Commons -- Labor's Bill of Grievances -- Voluntarism in action / Harwood Lawrence Childs -- Should a labor party be formed? / Samuel Gompers -- Voluntarism : the political functions of an antipolitical doctrine / Michael Rogin -- Populists and socialists / Gerald N. Grob -- The challenge of the IWW / Henry Pelling -- The Communist Party / Max M. Kampelman -- The La Follette campaign of 1924 / Foster Rhea Dulles -- Labor's new role : the 1936 election / Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. -- Labor and New Deal politics : 1936-40 / Walter Galenson -- Lewis and Roosevelt, Inc. / James A. Wechsler -- Sidney Hillman and the PAC / Matthew Josephson -- Ringing doorbells with PAC / Claire Neikind -- The impact of the political left / Bernard Karsh and Phillips L. Garman -- Political activity of organized labor : 1948-55 / Philip Taft -- Contemporary COPE activities / Mary Goddard Zan -- How labor keeps score / The Machine -- The labor lobbyist / Lester W. Milbrath -- A legislative campaign for a federal minimum wage (1955) / Gus Tyler -- Union lobbyists' contributions to tough labor legislation / Sar A. Levitan -- Lobbyists and legislators / Alan K. McAdams -- Organized labor in city politics / Edward C. Banfield and James Q. Wilson -- Reaching the voter / Teamsters Local 688 -- The politics of the West Coast Teamsters and Truckers / Irving Bernstein -- Comments on Bernstein's paper on the Teamsters Union / Paul Jacobs -- The reelection of Senator Taft / Samuel Lubell -- Organized labor in the political process : a case study of the right-to-work campaign in Ohio / Glenn W. Miller and Stephen B. Ware -- Organized labor's political spending / Joseph Tanenhaus -- United States v. United Automobile Workers / Supreme Court of the U.S. (1957) -- International Association of Machinists v. Street / Supreme Court of the U.S. (1961) -- The magnitude and method of labor's financial involvement in politics / Harry M. Scobie -- Radio address by John L. Lewis, October 25, 1940 -- John L. Lewis and the voting behavior of the CIO / Irving Bernstein -- Voting research and the labor vote / Donald E. Stokes -- Labor unions and political affiliation / Samuel J. Eldersveld, with the assistance of Ronald Freedman, Richard W. Dodge, and Sidney Belanoff -- Membership reaction to political action in six local unions / Joel Seidman, Jack London, Bernard Karsh, and Daisy Tagliacozzo -- When labor votes / Arthur Kornhauser, Harold L. Sheppard, and Albert J, Mayer -- Organized labor and the Democratic Party / Nicholas A. Masters -- Labor should get out of politics / Dick Bruner -- A conversation with Walter Reuther / Henry Brandon -- Unions and politics / Jack Barbash.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)ocm00476363
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