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Labor's home front [electronic resource] : the American Federation of Labor during World War II / Andrew E. Kersten ; consulting editor, Harvey J. Kaye.

By: Kersten, Andrew Edmund, 1969-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : New York University Press, c2006Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 274 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781435600379 (electronic bk.); 1435600371 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): AFL-CIO -- History -- 20th century | Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.) -- History -- 20th century | Labor policy -- United States -- 20th century | World War, 1939-1945 -- United States | AFL-CIO | Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.) | Electronic books | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Labor | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Labor & Industrial RelationsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Labor's home front.DDC classification: 331.880973/09044 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The politics of "equality of sacrifice" : the AFL and wartime labor relations -- Putting the shackles on labor : the AFL and the fight against the open shop -- Building ships for democracy : the AFL, the boilermakers, and wartime racial justice in Portland and Providence -- "Under the stress of necessity" : women and the AFL -- Union against union : the AFL and CIO rivalry -- Death in the factories : worker safety and the AFL -- Planning America's future : the AFL and postwar planning.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-267) and index.

The politics of "equality of sacrifice" : the AFL and wartime labor relations -- Putting the shackles on labor : the AFL and the fight against the open shop -- Building ships for democracy : the AFL, the boilermakers, and wartime racial justice in Portland and Providence -- "Under the stress of necessity" : women and the AFL -- Union against union : the AFL and CIO rivalry -- Death in the factories : worker safety and the AFL -- Planning America's future : the AFL and postwar planning.

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