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Product Description: The fight for a higher minimum wage has become the biggest national labor story in decades. Beginning in November 2012, strikes by fast food workers spread across the country, landing in Seattle in May 2013. Within a year, Seattle had adopted a $15 minimum wage—the highest in the United States—without a bloody political battle...read more

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9781620971130 | New Pr, April 12, 2016, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: The fight for a higher minimum wage has become the biggest national labor story in decades.

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Product Description: A classic account of low-wage workers' organization that the US Department of Labor calls one of the "100 books that has shaped work in America."As low-wage organizing campaigns have been reignited by the Fight for 15 movement and other workplace struggles, Poor Workers' Unions is as prescient as ever...read more

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9781608465200, titled "Poor Worker's Unions: Rebuilding Labor from Below" | 2 upd rev edition (Haymarket Books, April 26, 2016), cover price $19.00 | About this edition: A classic account of low-wage workers' organization that the US Department of Labor calls one of the "100 books that has shaped work in America.
9780896087149 | South End Pr, April 30, 2005, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: "Finally, the book we've all been waiting for!

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Product Description: This book enables readers to better understand, explain, and predict the future of the nation's overall economic health through its examination of the black working class―especially the experiences of black women and black working-class residents outside of urban areas...read more

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9781440841439 | Praeger Pub Text, October 21, 2015, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: This book enables readers to better understand, explain, and predict the future of the nation's overall economic health through its examination of the black working class―especially the experiences of black women and black working-class residents outside of urban areas.

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Product Description: In 1893, after a major British bank failure, a run on U.S. gold reserves, and a late-June stock-market crash, America was in the throes of a serious economic depression. Unemployment rose, foreclosures climbed, and popular unrest mounted...read more

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9781421416205 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, February 23, 2015, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: In 1893, after a major British bank failure, a run on U.

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9781421416212 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, February 23, 2015, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: In 1893, after a major British bank failure, a run on U.

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Product Description: “In the summer of 2014, Trump asked me to stop by his office the next time I was in Manhattan... When we walked into his office, he was sitting behind his desk holding a copy of my book Blue Collar Conservatives that I had published that spring...read more

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9781621572398 | Regnery Pub, April 28, 2014, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: “In the summer of 2014, Trump asked me to stop by his office the next time I was in Manhattan.

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9781482997460 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, April 28, 2014), cover price $29.95

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Product Description: [LIBRARY EDITION Audiobook CD format in sturdy Vinyl Case with cloth sleeves that keep compact discs protected.]

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9781482997446 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, April 28, 2014), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: [LIBRARY EDITION Audiobook CD format in sturdy Vinyl Case with cloth sleeves that keep compact discs protected.

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Product Description: The United States has been epitomized as a land of opportunity, where hard work and skill can bring personal success and economic well-being. The American Dream has captured the imagination of people from all walks of life, and to many, it represents the heart and soul of the country...read more

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9780195377910 | Oxford Univ Pr, April 1, 2014, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The United States has been epitomized as a land of opportunity, where hard work and skill can bring personal success and economic well-being.

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9780190467029 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, March 1, 2016), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The United States has been epitomized as a land of opportunity, where hard work and skill can bring personal success and economic well-being.

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Product Description: At its current state of historical development, capital finds its contradictions tending towards an irresolvable character as manifested in multiple crises. The defense of life and the construction of renewed hope for a future require opposition to the domination of capital...read more

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9789004223776, titled "The Neoliberal Pattern of Domination: Capital’s Reign in Decline" | Brill Academic Pub, June 1, 2012, cover price $177.00 | About this edition: At its current state of historical development, capital finds its internal contradictions tending towards an irresolvable character as manifested in multiple crises.

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9781608462827 | Haymarket Books, March 11, 2014, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: At its current state of historical development, capital finds its contradictions tending towards an irresolvable character as manifested in multiple crises.
9780299065546, titled "Blue Collar Aristocrats Life Styles at a Working C" | Univ of Wisconsin Pr, March 1, 1976, cover price $14.95 | also contains Blue Collar Aristocrats Life Styles at a Working C | About this edition: A sociological study of the regular patrons of a family-type tavern offers insight into the lifestyles, social interaction and status, ideals, and aspirations of the beer-drinking, pool-shooting blue-collar worker

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Product Description: Presents a selection of the labor leader's writings and speeches that galvanized the socialist movement in the early twentieth century.
By Mark A. Lause (introduced by), William A. Pelz (editor) and Howard Zinn (introduced by)

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9780850366136 | Merlin Pr, March 1, 2014, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Presents a selection of the labor leader's writings and speeches that galvanized the socialist movement in the early twentieth century.

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Product Description: Welcome to the family! It's just like yours: father, mother, sister, brother, abuelita, gato, even a great-great grandmother. Well, but there's something just a little bit different about this particular family. Maybe it's those clothes they wear ...read more
By Cynthia Weill and Jesus Canseco Zarate (illustrator)

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9781935955504, titled "Mi Familia Calaca / My Skeleton Family: A Mexican Folk Art Family in English and Spanish" | Bilingual edition (Cinco Puntos Pr, November 19, 2013), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Welcome to the family!
9780299065508, titled "Blue-Collar Aristocrats: Life-Styles at a Working-Class Tavern" | Univ of Wisconsin Pr, July 1, 1975, cover price $20.95 | also contains Blue-Collar Aristocrats: Life-Styles at a Working-Class Tavern | About this edition: A sociological study of the regular patrons of a family-type tavern offers insight into the lifestyles, social interaction and status, ideals, and aspirations of the beer-drinking, pool-shooting blue-collar worker

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Product Description: For over two centuries, America has celebrated the same African-American culture it attempts to control and repress, and nowhere is this phenomenon more apparent than in the strange practice of blackface performance. Born of extreme racial and class conflicts, the blackface minstrel show appropriated black dialect, music, and dance; at once applauded and lampooned black culture; and, ironically, contributed to a "blackening of America...read more
By Greil Marcus (foreword by)

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9780195320558 | 20 anv edition (Oxford Univ Pr, August 9, 2013), cover price $20.95 | About this edition: For over two centuries, America has celebrated the same African-American culture it attempts to control and repress, and nowhere is this phenomenon more apparent than in the strange practice of blackface performance.

By Ruth Baumeister (editor) and Sang Lee (editor)

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9780306708015, titled "My America: 1928 1938" | Reprint edition (Da Capo Pr, June 1, 1976), cover price $86.00 | also contains My America: 1928 1938

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9789064505669 | Nai Uitgevers Pub, April 30, 2013, cover price $55.00

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Product Description: Explaining how the recent U.S. economic crisis, which quickly spread around the world, marked a turning point in the history of capitalism, this book contends that the system will not bounce back and will not return to the normal capitalist boom-and-bust cycle...read more

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9780895671752 | World View Forum Pub, September 10, 2012, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Explaining how the recent U.

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Product Description: The Great Recession is not done with us yet. While the most acute part of the economic crisis is past, the recession's most significant impact on American life still lies in the future. The personal, social, and cultural changes that result from severe economic shocks build and manifest themselves only slowly...read more

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9780307886521 | Crown Pub, August 9, 2011, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: What lies on the other side of Great Recession?

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9780307886538 | Broadway Books, August 7, 2012, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: The Great Recession is not done with us yet.

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Product Description: From reviews of the first edition―"Zweig's investigation of politics goes beyond the electoral, focusing instead on how a broad working-class social movement (often in alliance with segments of the professional middle class) could reshape workplace and community power relations as well as national politics...read more

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9780801436376 | Cornell Univ Pr, June 1, 2000, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: The United States is not a middle class society.

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9780801477331 | 2 edition (Ilr Pr, November 23, 2011), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: From reviews of the first edition―"Zweig's investigation of politics goes beyond the electoral, focusing instead on how a broad working-class social movement (often in alliance with segments of the professional middle class) could reshape workplace and community power relations as well as national politics.
9780801487279 | Ilr Pr, January 1, 2001, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The United States is not a middle class society.

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Product Description: This comprehensive professional development course for grades 6–8 science teachers provides all the necessary ingredients for building a scientific way of thinking in teachers and students, focusing on science content, inquiry, and literacy...read more

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9780263139808, titled "Heart on Hold/Large Print" | Large print edition (Chivers North Amer, August 1, 1994), cover price $17.95 | also contains Heart on Hold/Large Print

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9780914409786 | Pck pap/cd edition (Wested, June 14, 2011), cover price $249.95 | About this edition: This comprehensive professional development course for grades 6–8 science teachers provides all the necessary ingredients for building a scientific way of thinking in teachers and students, focusing on science content, inquiry, and literacy.
9780914409861, titled "Making Sense of Science: Energy for Teachers of Grades 6-8: Energy for Teachers of Grades 6-8" | Pap/cdr tc edition (Wested, June 14, 2011), cover price $59.95 | About this edition: Proven through more than a decade of rigorous research to be effective with both teachers and students, Making Sense of SCIENCE helps teachers gain a deep and enduring understanding of tricky science topics, think and reason scientifically, and support content literacy in science, thereby increasing student achievement.
9780201567724, titled "Prosperity Lost" | Reprint edition (Addison-Wesley, September 1, 1991), cover price $10.95 | also contains Prosperity Lost

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Product Description: Poverty has many guises: a lack of money, of course, but it can also be a lack of love or choice, pleasure or safety, faith or confidence or possibility. Poverty seeps into the soul and deadens the spirit. In To Have Not, Frances Lefkowitz reflects on her own life of poverties...read more

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9781596923546 | Macadam Cage Pub, March 1, 2010, cover price $14.50 | About this edition: Poverty has many guises: a lack of money, of course, but it can also be a lack of love or choice, pleasure or safety, faith or confidence or possibility.

Based on extensive interviews with workers in four different industries, this book takes us behind the statistics of the economic collapse and into the lives of Americans who are struggling to make ends meet and support their families. Tom Juravich combines oral history with social and economic analysis to provide a vivid account of the multiple challenges presented in today's workplaces. At a Verizon call center in Andover, Massachusetts, customer service reps find themselves overwhelmed by the pace of work and the constant monitoring. They describe a daily routine marked by regimentation, intense pressure to sell, and unrelenting stress. In New Bedford, undocumented Guatemalans in the fish-processing industry are fired if they don't work fast enough, cheated out of wages, and mistreated by supervisors. Juravich describes a brutal immigration raid by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement that divided families and forced workers further underground. Juravich then takes us inside the operating rooms at the Boston Medical Center, where hospital consolidation has brought a new "bottom line" philosophy that has fundamentally altered the way patient care is delivered. Surgery takes place almost non-stop, driving some nurses from their chosen profession and leaving those who remain exhausted. The final case study looks at the shuttering of the Jones Beloit plant, an internationally known manufacturer of machinery for the paper industry. Despite the best efforts of highly skilled and productive workers to save their plant, it was abruptly closed and they were abandoned after their CEO recklessly became involved in a shaky foreign investment. Juravich argues that workers face a series of paradoxes in the contemporary American workplace. They can no longer assume that large established firms create good jobs. The new working conditions often resemble what was traditionally associated with marginal and low-wage employers. He concludes that we must bring a discussion about the quality of jobs back into the public discourse and that a "good jobs" strategy is a fundamental building block to economic recovery. Workers' voices are front and center in this highly readable book. It includes striking photographs by Paul Shoul and a CD that presents a series of audio documentaries with excerpts from the interviews, as well as four original songs written and performed by Juravich.

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9781558497245 | Univ of Massachusetts Pr, November 30, 2009, cover price $80.00

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9781558497252 | Pap/dgd edition (Univ of Massachusetts Pr, November 30, 2009), cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Based on extensive interviews with workers in four different industries, this book takes us behind the statistics of the economic collapse and into the lives of Americans who are struggling to make ends meet and support their families.

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Product Description: In A New New Deal, the labor movement leaders Amy B. Dean and David B. Reynolds offer a bold new plan to revitalize American labor activism and build a sense of common purpose between labor and community organizations. Dean and Reynolds demonstrate how alliances organized at the regional level are the most effective tool to build a voice for working people in the workplace, community, and halls of government...read more

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9780801448386 | Ilr Pr, October 1, 2009, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: In A New New Deal, the labor movement leaders Amy B.

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Product Description: The federal government may have failed the poor, argues organizer and ACORN founder Wade Rathke, but there is another way: wealth-building. In Citizen Wealth, Rathke shows how food stamps, unemployment insurance, and tax relief offer temporary, stop-gap fixes but dont address the systemic problems that keep people from building up the assets they need to create a stable life for themselves and their families...read more

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9781576758625 | 1 edition (Berrett-Koehler Pub, July 1, 2009), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The federal government may have failed the poor, argues organizer and ACORN founder Wade Rathke, but there is another way: wealth-building.

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Product Description: The All-in-One Resource for Infrastructure Jobs, Green Careers, Reliable Blue-Collar Work, and More! Not everyone is suited to a white-collar career or wants to get the four-year degreethat these jobs typically require. But that doesn't mean you have to turn your backon a great salary, exciting work, and a profession that commands respect...read more

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9780757307782 | 1 edition (Hci, May 1, 2009), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The All-in-One Resource for Infrastructure Jobs, Green Careers, Reliable Blue-Collar Work, and More!

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Product Description: This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience...read more

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9781110677894 | Bibliolife, June 15, 2009, cover price $26.99 | About this edition: This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality.
9781103451142 | Bibliolife, February 28, 2009, cover price $26.99 | About this edition: This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality.
9780405101595 | Ayer Co Pub, June 1, 1977, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality.

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9781110677887 | Bibliolife, June 15, 2009, cover price $21.75 | About this edition: This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality.
9781444625363 | Lightning Source Inc, April 30, 2009, cover price $27.45 | About this edition: Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive.
9781444616507 | Lightning Source Inc, April 30, 2009, cover price $27.45 | About this edition: Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive.
9781103451128 | Bibliolife, February 28, 2009, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality.

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Product Description: This on-the-ground labor history focuses on the bitterly contested labor conflict in the early 1990s at the A. E. Staley corn processing plant in Decatur, Illinois, where workers waged one of the most hard-fought struggles in recent labor history...read more

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9780252034374 | 1 edition (Univ of Illinois Pr, April 3, 2009), cover price $78.00 | About this edition: This on-the-ground labor history focuses on the bitterly contested labor conflict in the early 1990s at the A.

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9780252076404 | 1 edition (Univ of Illinois Pr, March 13, 2009), cover price $26.00 | About this edition: This on-the-ground labor history focuses on the bitterly contested labor conflict in the early 1990s at the A.

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Product Description: Jane Addams (1860-1935) was an American social worker, sociologist, feminist and reformer, remembered primarily as a founder of the Settlement House Movement and as the first American Woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize (in 1931)...read more

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9780554715148 | Bibliobazaar, August 30, 2008, cover price $30.99 | About this edition: This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality.
9780554715063 | Large print edition (Bibliobazaar, August 30, 2008), cover price $34.99 | About this edition: This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality.
9780252031052 | Univ of Illinois Pr, January 15, 2007, cover price $37.00 | About this edition: A paradigm for peace discovered in the cosmopolitan neighborhoods of poor urban immigrants 
9780891980506 | Reprint edition (Jerome s Ozer Pub, June 1, 1972), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: This book was originally published prior to 1923, and represents a reproduction of an important historical work, maintaining the same format as the original work.

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9781409951902 | Dodo Pr, November 15, 2008, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Jane Addams (1860-1935) was an American social worker, sociologist, feminist and reformer, remembered primarily as a founder of the Settlement House Movement and as the first American Woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize (in 1931).
9780554715117 | Bibliobazaar, August 30, 2008, cover price $26.75 | About this edition: This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality.
9780554715094 | Large print edition (Bibliobazaar, August 30, 2008), cover price $27.75 | About this edition: This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality.
9780252073458 | Univ of Illinois Pr, January 15, 2007, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: In this her second book, Jane Addams moves beyond humanitarian appeals to sensibility and prudence, advancing a more aggressive, positive idea of peace as a dynamic social process emerging out of the poorer quarters of cosmopolitan cities.

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Product Description: Named one of the Best Business Books of 2007 by Library JournalThe Missing Class gives voice to the 54 million Americans, including 21 percent of the nation's children, who are sandwiched between poor and middle class. While government programs help the needy and politicians woo the more fortunate, the "Missing Class" is largely invisible and ignored...read more

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9780807041390 | Beacon Pr, September 5, 2007, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Fifty-seven million Americans-including 21 percent of the nation's children-live a notch above the poverty line, and yet the challenges they face are largely ignored.

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9780807041406 | Beacon Pr, September 1, 2008, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Named one of the Best Business Books of 2007 by Library JournalThe Missing Class gives voice to the 54 million Americans, including 21 percent of the nation's children, who are sandwiched between poor and middle class.

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