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Making the Amalgamated

Gender, Ethnicity and Class in the Baltimore Clothing Industry, 1899-1939

Making the Amalgamated( )
Author: Argersinger, Jo Anne
Series title:Studies in Industry and Society
ISBN:978-0-8018-5989-2
Publication Date:Mar 1999
Publisher:Johns Hopkins University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $106.00
Book Description:

"A volatile, competitive, and seasonal industry, the making of men's suits has long been characterized by manufacturers who search relentlessly for the cheapest labor pools. Sweatshop labor conditions have been a regular feature of the industry, provoking repeated and explosive investigations and constituting a target for social reform and a major source of union concern. The Amalgamated Clothing Workers from its inception in 1914 has sought to create a process of labor-management...
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Book Details
Pages:248
Detailed Subjects: Business & Economics / Labor
History / United States / State & Local / Middle Atlantic (Dc, De, Md, Nj, Ny, Pa)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16 x 23.7 x 2.1 cm
Book Weight:0.539 Kilograms



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