Strikebreaking & intimidation : mercenaries and masculinity in twentieth-century America / Stephen H. Norwood.

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  • Strikebreaking and intimidation.
Published
  • Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press 2002
Physical description
xii, 328 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
ISBN
  • 0807853739
Notes
  • Strikebreaking and intimidation.
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [301]-320) and index.
Contents
  • Introduction: The emergence of the anti-labor mercenary --The student as strikebreaker: College youth and the crisis of masculinity in the early twentieth century -- Gunfighters on the urban frontier: Strikebreakers in the car wars -- Forging a new masculinity: African American strikebreaking in the North in the early twentieth century -- Cossacks of the coal fields: Corporate mercenaries in the mine wars -- Ford's brass knuckles: Harry Bennett, the cult of muscularity, and anti-labor terror, 1920-1945 -- They shall not pass: Paramilitary combat against strikebreaking in the auto industry, 1933-1939 -- Epilogue: anti-unionism in America, 1945-2000.
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  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English

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Strikebreaking & intimidation : mercenaries and masculinity in twentieth-century America / Stephen H. Norwood.

Other titles
  • Strikebreaking and intimidation.
Published
  • Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press c2002
Physical description
xii, 328 p. : ill.
ISBN
  • 0807827053
  • 0807853739
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [301]-320) and index.
  • Original electronic resource Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary,
  • Reproduction available: Electronic resource. [S.l.] : Proquest, 2016
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  • http://libanswers.liverpool.ac.uk/faq/182315
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  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English
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  • Using a social-historical approach, the author focuses on the mercenaries the corporations enlisted in their anti-union efforts and considers the paramilitary methods unions developed to counter them. The book also traces the economic restructuring which transformed corporate anti-unionism.

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