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Author Rhomberg, Chris, 1959-
Title The broken table : the Detroit Newspaper Strike and the state of American labor / Chris Rhomberg.
Published New York : Russell Sage Foundation, c2012.
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 Floor4  PN4899.D53 R46 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description x, 387 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Subject Newspaper Strike, Detroit, Michigan, 1995-2000.
Strikes and lockouts -- Newspapers -- Michigan -- Detroit.
Collective bargaining -- Newspapers -- Michigan -- Detroit.
Newspaper employees -- Labor unions -- Michigan -- Detroit.
Newspaper publishing -- Michigan -- Detroit.
Knight-Ridder (Firm)
Gannett Company.
ISBN 9780871547170 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0871547171 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781610447751 (ebook)
1610447751 (ebook)
OCLC number 773493644