Jo Ann E. Argersinger: Making the Amalgamated Gender Ethnicity and Class in the Balti Clothing Industry 1899 1939 Studies in Industry and Society



Onships that developed on the shopfloor in the union hall on the picket ine and within the national organization of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers ACW in the period when this industry now Dead Boy largely departed from the United States teemed with activity A progressive union imbued with socialist principles the ACW practicedabor management cooperation and attempted simultaneously to discipline union members and to bring clothing manufacturers to heelJo Ann E Argersinger examines both the interests that tended to unify workers and the forces that divided them She studies the complex nature of union building

A volatile competitive and seasonal industry the making of men's suits has Mud and Stars long been characterized by manufacturers who search relentlessly for the cheapestabor pools Sweatshop abor 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 abor management relations that emphasizes cooperation and negotiation from the IntroductionMaking the Amalgamated examines the policy and power relati.

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Tself explores the seasonal cycles of the clothing industry as a whole and places Balti and the ACW in national context illustrating how Eros Unbound (Great Loves, local trends collided with national union politics Argersinger draws from the strengths of the traditional approach toabor history While offering a full account of institutional growth of the union movement however she also incorporates new insights stressing Ma mre m'a tu - Survivre au gnocide des Tutsis au Rwanda labor's social context and the shiftinginfluences of ethnicity gender and culture Blending old and new perspectives Making the Amalgamated calls for a nuanced understanding of organizedabor and business practices.

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