Negro and White, Unite and Fight! A Social History of Industrial Unionism in Meatpacking, 1930-90

ISBN-10: 0252066219
ISBN-13: 9780252066214
Edition: N/A
Authors: Roger Horowitz
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Book details

List price: $26.00
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publication date: 5/1/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 408
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
Introduction: "Only If You Stay Together": Class, Unionism, and America's Packinghouse Workers
Purveyors to a Nation: Capital and Labor in the Meatpacking Industry
"CIO, Let's Go!": The Origins of Industrial Unionism in Meatpacking
"We Worked for Everything We Got": The Origins of Packinghouse Unionism in Austin, Minnesota
"They Just Had to Deal with the Union": Organizing in the Chicago Stockyards
"Without a Union, We're All Lost": The Origins of Packinghouse Unionism in Kansas City
"We Had to Have Somebody Behind Us": The Origins of Packinghouse Unionism in Sioux City, Iowa
"So That Your Children Will Not Have to Slave as We Have": The Struggle for an International Union
"All That Capitalism Would Allow": The Era of the United Packinghouse Workers of America
"We Are Not Asking for Favors": World War II and the Consolidation of a Democratic UPWA
"Something New Is Added": Surviving Labor's Cold War, 1946-50
"This Community of Our Union": Shop-floor Power and Social Unionism in the Postwar UPWA
The Return to the "Jungle"
"My Scars Are Many": The Decline of Industrial Unionism in Meatpacking, 1955-90
Conclusion: "For Your Future and Mine": Workers, Unions, and the Meatpacking Industry of the Twenty-first Century
Notes
Primary Sources Consulted
Index

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