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The Broken Table [electronic resource] : The Detroit Newspaper Strike and the State of American Labor / Chris Rhomberg.

Author/Creator:
Rhomberg, Chris, 1959-
Publication:
New York : Russell Sage Foundation, 2012.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (x, 387 p. ) ill. ;
Subjects:
Knight-Ridder (Firm)
Gannett Company.
Newspaper publishing -- Michigan -- Detroit.
Newspaper employees -- Labor unions -- Michigan -- Detroit.
Collective bargaining -- Newspapers -- Michigan -- Detroit.
Strikes and lockouts -- Newspapers -- Michigan -- Detroit.
Newspaper Strike, Detroit, Michigan, 1995-2000.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
"In The Broken Table, Chris Rhomberg sees the Detroit strike as a historic collision of two opposing forces: a system in place since the New Deal governing disputes between labor and management and decades of increasingly aggressive corporate efforts to eliminate unions."--Jacket.
Contents:
Introduction: Labor Day in America
Worlds of work: economy and civil society. The industry: Gannett and Knight-Ridder
Detroit: labor and community
A "daily miracle": the life of the workplace
The institutional regulation of labor. Proper channels: U.S. labor law and union-management relations
The path to confrontation: the newspapers' joint operating agreement in Detroit
Extraordinary measures: planning for war
War of position: the 1995 contract negotiations
The spaces of conflict. Worlds collide: the start of the strike
Law and violence: permanent replacements and the control of collective action
Theaters of engagement: state and civil society
Waiting for justice: the return to work and the end of the strike
Governing the workplace: American labor today. Conclusion: a signal juncture.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
1-61044-775-1
OCLC:
808337180
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