[Epub] The Death and Life of American Labor By Stanley Aronowitz – Anguillais.us

The Death and Life of American Labor The Decline Of The American Union Movement And How It Can Revive, By A Leading Analyst Of LaborUnion Membership In The United States Has Fallen Below 11 Percent, The Lowest Rate Since Before The New Deal Labor Activist And Scholar Of The American Labor Movement Stanley Aronowitz Argues That The Movement As We Have Known It For The Last 100 Years Is Effectively Dead And He Explains How This Death Has Been A Long Time Coming The Organizing And Political Principles Adopted By US Unions At Mid Century Have Taken A Terrible Toll In The 1950s, Aronowitz Was A Factory Metalworker.In The 50s And 60s, He Directed Organizing With The Amalgamated Clothing Workers And The Oil, Chemical And Atomic Workers In 1963, He Coordinated The Labor Participation For The March On Washington For Jobs And Freedom Ten Years Later, The Publication Of His Book False Promises The Shaping Of American Working Class Consciousness Was A Landmark In The Study Of The US Working Class And Workers Movements.Aronowitz Draws On This Long Personal History, Reflecting On His Continuing Involvement In Labor Organizing, With Groups Such As The Professional Staff Congress Of The City University He Brings A Historian S Understanding Of American Workers Struggles In Taking The Long View Of The Labor Movement Then, In A Survey Of Current Initiatives, Strikes, Organizations, And Allies, Aronowitz Analyzes The Possibilities Of Labor S Rebirth, And Sets Out A Program For A New, Broad, Radical Workers Movement.

[Epub] The Death and Life of American Labor  By Stanley Aronowitz – Anguillais.us
  • Hardcover
  • 192 pages
  • The Death and Life of American Labor
  • Stanley Aronowitz
  • English
  • 01 January 2017
  • 1781681384

    10 thoughts on “[Epub] The Death and Life of American Labor By Stanley Aronowitz – Anguillais.us


  1. says:

    The Death and Life of American Labor Toward a New Workers Movement By Stanley AronowitzVerso987 1 78168 138 1 26.95, 192 pgsOkay people, I m about to make some of you very uncomfortable It is past time to sacrifice some sacred cows around here In the land of bootstraps and Horatio Alger all you have to do to persuade great numbers of people to vote against their own self interests is to wave a flag at them and say, God Horatio Alger is a rare phenomenon, an anecdote and a poor substitute The Death and Life of American Labor Toward a New Workers Movement By Stanley AronowitzVerso987 1 78168 138 1 26.95, 192 pgsOkay people, I m about to make some of you very uncomfortable It is past time to sacrifice some sacred cows around here In the land of bootstraps and Horatio Alger all you have to do to persuade great numbers of people to vote against their own self interests is to wave a flag at them and say, God Horatio Alger is a rare phenomenon, an anecdote and a poor substitute for public policy and the bootstraps have gone missing new models of footwear don t come with that feature Please empty your heads of preconceived notions to the extent possible no knee jerk reactions to the ...


  2. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here It s no secret that Organized Labor is in serious decline in the United States with about half the union density we had during the Great Depression Stanley Aronowitz does a fantastic job of detailing this decline as well as the ways in which working people might turn it around Early on he points out that essentially, Labor law is, in brief, an invocation to class collaboration That is, Union leadership collaborating with the so called Masters of the Universe Union leaders have accepted thi It s no secret that ...


  3. says:

    This might be one of my favorite books thus far this year Aronowitz covers a lot of ground in this book, recounting the origins, life, and decline of labor unionism in America, gleaning from this history how the destruction of the unions took place His conclusion was that the death of American unions came about both because of assaults from the right and a self imposed handicap by the unions themselves They allied themselves with management and capital, walked away from the right to the gener This might be one of my favorite books thus far this year Aronowitz covers a lot of ground in this book, recounting the origins, life, and decline of labor unionism in America, gleaning from this history how the destruction of the unions took place His conclusion was that the death of American unions came about both because of assaults from the right and a self imposed handicap by the unions themselves They allied themselves with management and capital, walked away from the right to the general strike, and did not take into account the shifts of the economy Unions kept focusing on traditional labor and industry while the labor ground shifted beneath thei...


  4. says:

    I was reading this short book quickly, as Aronowitz is a good writer, and I mostly agreed with his descriptions of the weakness the the labor movement in America I wanted to give it to my Democratic friend who works for SEIU to show him that he s leading himself down a dead end, with a glee that was not comporting with my friendship and respect for the man But it was in the second part that I was lost He lays out a manifesto for the labor union 168 170 , which several are already planks of a I was reading this short book quickly, as Aronowitz is a good writer, and I mostly agreed with his descriptions of the weakness the the labor movement in America I wanted to g...


  5. says:

    A Marxist who happens to be a Conservative too A shallow work of apologetics in the Christian spirit of redefining the terms till nothing makes sense and than hopefully Aranowitz would seem reasonable.


  6. says:

    Pretty deeply freaky, at least partially because I don t see any of his policy prescriptions being implemented in my lifetime.


  7. says:

    this book has a ton of insights on where we have been, where we are, and where we are headed as a labor movement as someone committed to worker power, and as a current labor organizer, i found it full of things to really think about in my day to day organizing.


  8. says:

    Overhyped.

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