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Labor statistics and class struggle

Linder, Marc.

Labor statistics and class struggle

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Published by International Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Labor costs -- Statistics -- History.,
  • Labor supply -- Statistics -- History.,
  • Industrial accidents -- Statistics -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 97-117) and index.

    StatementMarc Linder.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD4909 .L53 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 122 p. :
    Number of Pages122
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1109303M
    ISBN 100717807118
    LC Control Number94034677

    Creative-Class Struggle. and you support the ominous picture by quoting statistics that show the Creative Class represents a larger percentage of the workforce in Ireland, Belgium, and the Author: Adam Hanft. Corrections. All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:sae:polsoc:vyipSee general information about how to correct material in RePEc.. For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title Cited by: The Labor Share Question in China. trend with a story that has nothing to do with class struggle. 4 In. and wages are not distinguishable in statistics and thus labor’s : Hao Qi.


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Labor Statistics and Class Struggle book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Two original studies, one From Surplus Value to Unit /5(2).

Genre/Form: Statistics History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Linder, Marc. Labor statistics and class struggle. New York: International Publishers, © Genre/Form: History Statistics: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Linder, Marc. Labor statistics and class struggle.

New York: International Publishers, © Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Labor Statistics and Class Struggle by Marc Linder (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. One question that repeatedly surfaced at the MR labor roundtable was why the cooperative model of labor relations was so persistent in the labor movement when it had proved itself so ineffective, while class struggle unionism was clearly more successful both in attracting new members and in achieving labor’s goals.

The articles here certainly Author: Ellen Meiksins Wood. Labor Statistics and Class Struggle by Marc Linder () [Marc Linder] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Labor Statistics and Class Struggle by Marc Linder ()Author: Marc Linder. It also mistakenly referred to the author as “Jusgen Viczynski” (“Labor’s Share in Production” ).

See Aron (, ); Wagner (, ). The Labor Research Association characterized the rate of surplus value and the worker’s relative position as. Growing class conflict in the US and the resurgence of socialism 13 February According to a report released Tuesday by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), working class struggles in.

Labor economics through the eyes of three French economists 02/26/ Money walks, money talks: why it travels from state to state, and what it means for states and you 01/22/ Cutting costs, growing problems: hospital issues in the United States and Canada 12/23/ In Black Workers' Struggle for Equality in Birmingham, editors Horace Huntley and David Montgomery transform annotated interviews of participants in the s Civil Rights Movement into a book that tells the story of the struggles and triumphs of those who stood up for justice and equality in Birmingham, Alabama.

These men and women, Black and. Class conflict, also referred to as class struggle and class warfare, is the political tension and economic antagonism that exists in society consequent to socio-economic competition among the social classes. The forms of class conflict include direct violence, such as wars for resources and cheap labor and assassinations; indirect violence, such as deaths from poverty and starvation, illness.

As job opportunities have increased for college-educated Americans, their share of the U.S. labor force climbed from percent in January to percent in to percent in. Hirsch’s point is supported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Inpercent of the private sector work force was unionized, down from 35 percent in percent of public sector.

Suddenly, a struggle reluctantly led by two teachers’ unions had transformed into a coal-country labor classic: the wildcat strike. 2 A state held up in the media as quintessential Trump Country was the scene of a labor revolt against the Republican politicians who control the state.

The West Virginia working class—so often viewed with pity. Class struggle, or class warfare or class conflict, is tension or antagonism in is said to exist because different groups of people have different interests.

Looking at society this way is a feature of Marxism and socialism. Social sciences group people with similar social features into classes. Most of these features are economic. According to Marxism, there are two main classes.

The Class Struggle According to Donald Trump. By Thomas B. Edsall. Hirsch’s point is supported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. InIn their book, “The Second Machine Age,” Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee, both economists at M.I.T., don’t hold out.

Labor statistics and class struggle / Marc Linder. Linder, Marc. New York: International Publishers, c power struggle.”3 between labor and capital.

The first, unit labor costs, captures, albeit. Although the mainstream economists have widely admitted there is a downward trend for labor’s share in China, they explain this trend with a story that has nothing to do with class struggle.4 In this story, the decline of labor’s share is caused by sectoral changes, mainly the decrease of agriculture and the increase of industry and services as a percent of GDP in the reform era (from Author: Hao Qi.

Interview by Keisha N. Blain. In an important new book entitled Workers on Arrival, historian Joe William Trotter Jr charts the dynamic history of black workers in the United States, revealing how the labor of African Americans helped build the nation — and the research highlights the unique challenges black workers have faced in the United States as well as their remarkable.

VII Marxist theory and class consciousness. Marxism is not a 'sociology'. It only appears to be so, because, from the point of view of every other particular section of the intellectual division of labour-philosophy, economics, history, history of ideas, etc.-Marxism goes beyond their defined subject-matter, insisting that the real content of each of them is to be found in the contradictory.

(). Class struggle: a political and philosophical history. Labor History: Vol. 60, No. 3, pp. Author: Thomas Klikauer. The working class (or labouring class) comprises those engaged in waged or salaried labour, especially in manual-labour occupations and industrial work.

Working-class occupations (see also "Designation of workers by collar color") include blue-collar jobs, some white-collar jobs, and most pink-collar s of the working class rely on their income exclusively upon earnings from wage.

Readers of Capital in the 21st Century may be interested to learn a bit more about this intriguing character, whom Marc Linder profiled in a monograph, "From Surplus Value to Unit Labor Costs: The Bourgeoisification of a Communist Conspiracy " published in the book Author: Sandwichman.

There were 25 work stoppages last year, according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Inthere were only seven. In, workers were involved in major work stoppages Author: Theresa Agovino. Labor History publishes original research in labor history, studies of specific unions and of the impact of labor problems upon ethnic and minority groups, the nature of work and class life, theories of the labor movement, biographical portraits of important labor figures, comparative studies and analyses of foreign labor movements that shed light on American labor developments, and studies of.

The labor-union agitator, Slackbridge, is the supposed "saviour" for the workers as they make their voices of protest heard. Dickens shows that the labor leaders may be as corrupt as the employers; he depicts the laboring class grasping at straws and led by a Judas or a false prophet.

Uneven development, seen as the uneven transition to real subsumption, is partly a product of place-specific outcomes of class struggle.

The paper thus emphasizes the relation between class struggle and dynamics of capitalism including technological change.

The conceptual arguments are illustrated with empirical evidence from by: Labor's Untold Story is the story of the labor movement from the left-wing point of view. J.P. Morgan, John D. Rockefeller and the Pinkerton Detective Agency are the bad guys; Gene You have to read with caution, testing each paragraph, sometimes each sentence, to see if there might be some sort of agenda hidden amongst the author's prose/5.

Here’s the grim history of the decline of labor’s most powerful weapon in two graphs: The number of days of “idleness” — a curiously moralizing word for an instrument of class struggle — wasn’t as close to a record low. There were four years in which this measure (the number of workers involved times the length of the strike) was.

Famously, Marx wrote in The Communist Manifesto, “The history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggles. ” Class struggle pushed society from one stage to the next, in a dialectical process. In each stage, an ownership class controls the means of production while a lower class provides labor for production.

It is our view that the same analysis could be made of Marx's other key concepts—"class struggle," "value," "surplus value," "freedom," "labor power," "alienation," etc.

Like "class," each expresses an aspect of the social reality Marx believes he uncovered, and like "class," the full meaning Marx attaches to these concepts can only be.

Horace Huntley is a professor of history at the University of Alabama, Birmingham, the director of the Oral History Project and the Birmingham Civil Rights Montgomery (–) was a professor emeritus of history at Yale and the author of The Fall of the House of Labor: The Workplace, the State, and American Labor Activism, and other books.

Gilded Age class warfare formed the “grudge” that gives the book its title. The demand for an eight-hour day led to a nationwide general strike on May 1, in which at leastworkers turned out. The labor scene in Chicago had already boiled over. Workers-student fightback; class struggle is in session Saturday, Janu at PM NEW YORK CITY—More than 75 students and faculty supporters at the City University of New York (CUNY) shut down a meeting of the Board of Trustees (BoT), which was set to vote on a $ a year hike in tuition and fees.

Using Bureau of Labor Statistics data, a recent study reported: 48 percent of projected new jobs in the U.S. are in occupations that do not pay a “living wage,” conservatively defined as at least $15 per hour.

Of the top ten occupations with the greatest number of projected job openings, only one has a median wage greater than $15 an hour.

Labor supply -- Statistics. See also what's at your library, or elsewhere. Broader terms: Labor supply; Labor market -- Statistics; Statistics; Narrower terms: Labor supply -- Sta. Amidst growth of class struggle, union membership in US falls to historic lows 4 February In the midst of a wave of strikes and social struggles in the United States and around the world, the.

The relative equality of midcentury was the result of a brutal struggle between capital and labor, one that, due to labor’s strength, resulted for a time in a decent postwar life for working.

Many heterodox studies explain the transition as a result of class struggle, in which an emerging capitalist class increased its power against the working class (Hart-Landsberg and Burkett ; M. 9) Unions and the struggle for democratic rights.

Jane Cutter- 0. Shawn Garcia-May 1, 0. Three strikes that changed the balance for labor. Andy Mcinerney-December 1, 0. Labor needs a class struggle strategy to advance. Andy Mcinerney-August 1. This book is worth it for the highlights of class struggle alone from Toledo, Minneapolis, San Francisco, Birmingham, Detroit, New York, Seattle and beyond.

But what makes it truly valuable is its political analysis of the current labor movement slump. Smith is no labor cheerleader nor academic arm-chair quarterback, she's the salt of the by:   According to Bureau of Labor Statistics, “Inthe percent of wage and salary workers who were members of unions—the union membership rate—was percent, down by percentage point fromthe U.S.

Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. The number of wage and salary workers belonging to unions, at million inwas Author: Tim Horras.But reviving class-struggle unionism—to use another term from labor’s past—will be a painstaking task. Complicating the process is the fact that the generation that led the last wave of labor resistance in the s is nearing retirement or is out of the workforce already due to job loss.