Struggling With Iowas Pride: Labor Relations In Rural Midwest

Struggling With Iowas Pride: Labor Relations In Rural Midwest

by Wilson J. Warren

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780877457121
Publisher: University of Iowa Press
Publication date: 05/01/2000
Edition description: 1
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 9.56(w) x 9.81(h) x 3.89(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
Preface xiii
Company Town, Packing Community, Labor Relations, and Politics 1
Evangelical Paternalism and Divided Workers: The Nonunion Era, 1877--1917 12
The Welfare Capitalism of John Morrell, 1917--1937 29
Building a ``Live, Wide Awake Union'': The Creation of Militant Unionism, 1933--1945 45
The Erosion of Militant Unionism, 1946--1963 67
Local I's Unionism and the Transformation of lowa's Politics, 1939--1970 85
Fallout from the ``Grudge Operation'': The Morrell Plant's Closing and Its Aftermath 113
The Legacy of Militant Unionism 133
Notes 137
Index 177

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