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All you that labor [electronic resource] : religion and ethics in the living wage movement / C. Melissa Snarr.

By: Snarr, C. Melissa.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Religion and social transformation: Publisher: New York : New York University Press, c2011Description: 1 online resource (xii, 205 p.).ISBN: 9780814783894 (electronic bk.); 0814783899 (electronic bk.); 9780814788592 (electronic bk.); 0814788599 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Minimum wage -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States | Living wage movement -- United States | RELIGION / Christian Life / Social Issues | RELIGION / Christianity / GeneralGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: All you that labor.DDC classification: 261.8/5 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
U.S. poverties and religious resources: movement context -- Living wages: religious ideology and framing for moral agency -- "I was a stranger and you welcomed me": bridge building and political engagement in racialized economies -- "Your daughters will prophesy": women's labor in the movement -- "Where two or three are gathered": ritualizing moral agency -- Conclusion: "Come, walk with us, the journey is long."
Summary: "Come to me, all you that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest."Mathew 11:28 (AKJV). In the early 1990s, a grassroots coalition of churches in Baltimore, Maryland helped launch what would become a national movement. Joining forces with labor and low-wage worker organizations, they passed the first municipal living wage ordinance. Since then, over 144 municipalities and counties as well as numerous universities and local businesses in the United States have enacted such ordinances. Although religious persons and organizations have been important both in the origins of the living
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

U.S. poverties and religious resources: movement context -- Living wages: religious ideology and framing for moral agency -- "I was a stranger and you welcomed me": bridge building and political engagement in racialized economies -- "Your daughters will prophesy": women's labor in the movement -- "Where two or three are gathered": ritualizing moral agency -- Conclusion: "Come, walk with us, the journey is long."

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"Come to me, all you that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest."Mathew 11:28 (AKJV). In the early 1990s, a grassroots coalition of churches in Baltimore, Maryland helped launch what would become a national movement. Joining forces with labor and low-wage worker organizations, they passed the first municipal living wage ordinance. Since then, over 144 municipalities and counties as well as numerous universities and local businesses in the United States have enacted such ordinances. Although religious persons and organizations have been important both in the origins of the living

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