Synopses & Reviews
Without parallel in sophistication of coverage for readers curious about labor, Rising from the Ashes?
provides sharp analysis of the hottest issues being debated by labor scholars and activists.
Topics covered include the changing composition of the international working class, patterns of work under contemporary capitalism, the relationship of race and gender to class, the promise and limitations of recent eruptions of labor militancy, and the strategic options available to the labor movement today.
About the Author
Ellen Meiksins Wood
is co-editor of Monthly Review
; author of many books, including The Pristine Culture of Capitalism
(1991) and Democracy Against Capitalism
(1995); and co-editor of In Defense of History
Peter Meiksins is professor of sociology at Cleveland State University.
Michael D. Yates is professor of economics at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown and author of Why Michael D. Yates is Associate Editor of Monthly Review and the author of Why Unions Matter and The ABCs of the Economic Crisis (with Fred Magdoff).