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

  • Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press c2002
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1 online resource (342 p.)
  • 0-8078-6046-8
  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • English
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [301]-320) and index.
  • Acknowledgments; Introduction: The Emergence of the Anti-Labor Mercenary; 1. The Student as Strikebreaker; 2. Gunfighters on the Urban Frontier; 3. Forging a New Masculinity; 4. Cossacks of the Coal Fields; 5. Ford's Brass Knuckles; 6. They Shall Not Pass; Epilogue: Anti-Unionism in America, 1945-2000; Notes; Bibliography; Index;
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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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