AFSCME's Philadelphia Story: Municipal Workers and Urban Power in the Twentieth Century

AFSCME's Philadelphia Story: Municipal Workers and Urban Power in the Twentieth Century

By: Francis Ryan (author)Hardback

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A history of the largest union in the AFL-CIO and its growth in a major American city.

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Francis Ryan teaches labor history at the Comey Institute of Industrial Relations at St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia.

Contents

Acknowledgments Introduction 1. Ward Politics and Municipal Labor in Philadelphia in the 1920s 2. The Founding of the Municipal Workers Union 3. Forging Municipal Unionism in Philadelphia, 1939-1945 4. The Challenge of Reform, 1946-1952 5. Working for America's City, 1952-1961 6. The New Militancy in Philadelphia 7. The Stout Era, 1970-1986 8. Philadelphia Municipal Workers in a Global Age Appendix: AFSCME Membership Notes Bibliography Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 05/11/2010
  • ISBN13: 9781439902783
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 288
  • ID: 9781439902783
  • weight: 590
  • ISBN10: 143990278X

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