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The human tradition in American labor history

The human tradition in American labor history

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Published by SR Books in Wilmington, Del .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Labor leaders -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Social reformers -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Labor -- United States -- History.,
  • United States -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Eric Arnesen.
    GenreBiography.
    SeriesHuman tradition in America -- no. 19
    ContributionsArnesen, Eric.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD8073.A1 H86 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 258 p. ;
    Number of Pages258
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19232060M
    ISBN 100842029869, 0842029877
    LC Control Number2003009145

    Although it may not completely satisfy the appetite of the economic historian, this book will appeal to scholars in labor economics, law and economics and industrialization. Historians specializing in the history of childhood, labor history, social history and American history will want to read this book and have it on their shelves for reference. Labor trafficking in the United States is a form of human trafficking where victims are made to perform a task through force, fraud or coercion as it occurs in the United States. Labor trafficking is typically distinguished from sex trafficking, where the task is sexual in nature. [citation needed] People may be victims of both labor and sex trafficking.

    AMERICAN LABOR HISTORY Herbert Hill Much recent labor history has been devoted to studies of black workers and to the racial practices of labor unions. With some noteworthy exceptions, however, contemporary labor historians have failed to confront the funda-mental issue: the historical development of working-class identity as racial identity. Human trafficking has different components such as force labor, sex trafficking, and child trafficking, I will be looking at the labor history. The two historical journals, the International Labor and Working Class History and Labor History, both seem appropriate to get an insight about the labor force and some hints about human trafficking.

    BOOK REVIEWS THE HUMAN TRADITION IN CALIFORNIA. Edited by Clark Davis and David Igler. (Wilmington, DE: Scholarly Resources Inc., pp. $ cloth; $ paper.) Reviewed by Josh Sides. Davis and Igler's The Human Tradition in California is a strong addition to the rapidly. labor input is embodied in human beings and represents a form of capital good that can be augmented through various forms of private and public investment, such as education, training, and public Author: Bruce E. Kaufman.


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