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Bloodless Victories: The Rise and Fall of the Open Shop in the Philadelphia Metal Trades, 1890-1940

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This book examines how a group of manufacturers of metal products in America's third largest city helped each other to meet the challenges of organized labor (and sometimes an interventionist state) in the half-century between the "second industrial revolution" and the Second World War. It analyzes labor issues by means of a careful local case study, but its conclusions about the interplay of labor, organized capital, law, and the state in determining the fate of workers' rights and employers' interests have broad relevance to the history and politics of twentieth-century industrial relations.

Synopsis:

This book examines how Philadelphia employers helped each other to combat organized labour.

Table of Contents

Figures and tables; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; 1. Introduction; 2. The iron masters; 3. Laying the foundations: peace and war in the metal trades, c. 1890 — 1904; 4. Combat, crisis, and consolidation, 1904 — 1915; 5. ‘The largest, strongest, and most valuable association of metal manufacturers in any city’; 6. Riding the storm, 1915 — 1918; 7. The war after the war, 1918 — 1923; 8. Pacific passage: quaker employers and welfare capitalism, c. 1905 — 1924; 9. A liberal interlude: the modernization of the MMA, c. 1924 — 1931 10. The deluge: the Great Depression and the end of the open shop; 11. The New World: accommodation and adjustment, 1936 — 1939; 12. Afterword: ‘We’ll still be there. We’re not going away’; Appendix; Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521028394
Author:
Harris, Howell John
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
Economic History
Subject:
Labor & Industrial Relations - Unions
Subject:
United States - State & Local - Middle Atlantic
Subject:
Metal-workers--Labor unions--Pennsylvania--Ph
Subject:
World History-General
Publication Date:
20060731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
22 line diagrams 11 tables
Pages:
476
Dimensions:
5.98x9.01x1.06 in. 1.52 lbs.

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