Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications Based on Kheel Center Resources

Argersinger, Jo Ann E. Making the Amalgamated: Gender, Ethnicity, and Class in the Baltimore Clothing Industry, 1899-1939. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999.

Arnesen, Eric. Brotherhoods of Color: Black Railroad Workers and the Struggle for Equality. Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 2001.

Bao, Xiaolan. Holding Up More than Half the Sky: Chinese Women Garment Workers in New York City, 1948-92. Urbana: University of Illinois, 2001.

Bae, Youngsoo. Labor in Retreat: Class and Community Among Men's Clothing Workers of Chicago, 1871-1929. Albany, N.Y: State University of New York Press, 2001. Print.

Bauman, Mark K. Jewish American Chronology: Chronologies of the American Mosaic. Santa Barbara, CA: Greenwood, 2011. 

Bender, Daniel E. Sweated Work, Weak Bodies: Anti-Sweatshop Campaigns and Languages of Labor. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers UP, 2004. 

Benin, Leigh David. The New York City Triangle Factory Fire. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Pub., 2011. 

Breitzer, Susan. Jewish Labor's Second City: The Formation of a Jewish Working Class in Chicago. N.p.: ProQuest, 2007. 

Cassanello, Robert, and Melanie Shell-Weiss. Florida's Working-Class Past: Current Perspectives on Labor, Race, and Gender from Spanish Florida to the New Immigration. Gainesville: University of Florida, 2009. 

Cohen, Andrew Wender. The Racketeer's Progress: Chicago and the Struggle for the Modern American Economy, 1900-1940. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge UP, 2004. 

Currarino, Rosanne. The Labor Question in America: Economic Democracy in the Gilded Age. Urbana: University of Illinois, 2011. 

Davis, Colin J. Power at Odds: The 1922 National Railroad Shopmen's Strike. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1997.

DeVault, Ileen A. United Apart: Gender and the Rise of Craft Unionism. Ithaca: Cornell UP, 2004. 

Downey, Kirstin. The Woman Behind the New Deal: The Life of Frances Perkins, FDR's Secretary of Labor and His Moral Conscience. New York: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, 2009.

Dunn, Josephine M., and Cheryl A. Kashuba. The Women of Scranton: 1880-1935. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Pub., 2007. 

Eisenstadt, Peter R. Rochdale Village: Robert Moses, 6,000 Families, and New York City's Great Experiment in Integrated Housing. Ithaca, NY: Cornell UP, 2010. 

Fields, Jill. An Intimate Affair: Women, Lingerie, and Sexuality. Berkeley: University of California, 2007. 

Fink, Leon, and Brian Greenberg. Upheaval in the Quiet Zone: 1199SEIU and the Politics of Health Care Unionism. Urbana: University of Illinois, 2009. 

Fones-Wolf, Elizabeth A. Waves of Opposition: Labor and the Struggle for Democratic Radio. Urbana: University of Illinois, 2006. 

Fraser, Steve. Labor Will Rule: Sidney Hillman and the Rise of American Labor. New York: Free Press, 1991.

Goethem, Geert Van. The Amsterdam International: The World of the International Federation of Trade Unions (IFTU), 1913-1945. Aldershot, England: Ashgate, 2006. 

Greenwald, Richard A. The Triangle Fire, the Protocols of Peace, and Industrial Democracy in Progressive Era New York. Philadelphia: Temple UP, 2005. 

Hapke, Laura. Sweatshop: The History of an American Idea. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers UP, 2004. 

Hartman, Andrew. Education and the Cold War: The Battle for the American School. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008. 

Haverty-Stacke, Donna T. America's Forgotten Holiday: May Day and Nationalism, 1867-1960. New York: New York UP, 2009. 

Hoffman, Beatrix Rebecca. The Wages of Sickness: The Politics of Health Insurance in Progressive America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina, 2001. 

Katz, Daniel. All Together Different: Yiddish Socialists, Garment Workers, and the Labor Roots of Multiculturalism. New York: New York UP, 2011. 

Kelley, Florence, Kathryn Kish. Sklar, and Beverly Wilson Palmer. The Selected Letters of Florence Kelley, 1869-1931. Urbana: University of Illinois, 2009. 

Kersten, Andrew E. Clarence Darrow: American Iconoclast. New York: Hill and Wang, 2011. 

Kimeldorf, Howard. Battling for American Labor: Wobblies, Craft Workers, and the Making of the Union Movement. Berkeley: University of California, 1999. 

Kolmerten, Carol A. The American Life of Ernestine L. Rose. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse UP, 1999. 

Levinson, Marc. The Box: How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World Economy Bigger. Princeton, NJ: Princeton UP, 2006. 

Liebhold, Peter, and Harry R. Rubenstein. Between a Rock and a Hard Place: A History of American Sweatshops, 1820-present. Los Angeles, CA: UCLA Asian American Studies Center, 1999. 

Linder, Marc. Wars of Attrition: Vietnam, the Business Roundtable, and the Decline of Construction Unions. Iowa City: Fanpihua, 1999. 

Luff, Jennifer. Commonsense Anticommunism: Labor and Civil Liberties between the World Wars. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina, 2012. 

Manning, Susan, and Peter France. Enlightenment and Emancipation. Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell UP, 2006. 

Markowitz, Ruth J. My Daughter, the Teacher: Jewish Teachers in the New York City Schools. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1993

May, Vanessa H. Unprotected Labor: Household Workers, Politics, and Middle-Class Reform in New York, 1870-1940. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina, 2011. 

Meckler, Michael. Classical Antiquity and the Politics of America: From George Washington to George W. Bush. Waco, TX: Baylor UP, 2006. 

Minchin, Timothy J. Empty Mills: The Fight Against Imports and the Decline of the U.S. Textile Industry. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2013. 

Moss, David A. Socializing Security: Progressive-era Economists and the Origins of American Social Policy. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 1996.

Nargi, Lela. Knitting Through It: Inspiring Stories for Times of Trouble. St. Paul: MBI Pub., 2008. 

O'Farrell, Brigid. She Was One of Us: Eleanor Roosevelt and the American Worker. Ithaca, NY: ILR, 2010. 

Orgeron, Devin, Marsha Orgeron, and Dan Streible. Learning with the Lights Off: Educational Film in the United States. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2012. 

Palmer, Phyllis M. Domesticity and Dirt: Housewives and Domestic Servants in the United States, 1920-1945. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1989

Parmet, Robert D. The Master of Seventh Avenue: David Dubinsky and the American Labor Movement. New York: New York UP, 2005. 

Pastorello, Karen. A Power Among Them: Bessie Abramowitz Hillman and the Making of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois, 2008. 

Patnode, Stephen. Labor's Love Lost: The Influence of Gender, Race, and Class on the Workplace in Post-War America. N.p.: UMI Dissertation, 2008. 

Perrillo, Jonna. Uncivil Rights: Teachers, Unions, and Race in the Battle for School Equity. Chicago: University of Chicago, n.d. 

Phillips-Fein, Kim. Invisible Hands: The Making of the Conservative Movement from the New Deal to Reagan. New York: W. W. Norton &, 2009. 

Plotkin, Abraham, Catherine Collomp, and B. Groppo. An American in Hitler's Berlin: Abraham Plotkin's Diary, 1932-33. Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois, 2009. 

Rabe, Stephen G. U.S. Intervention in British Guiana: A Cold War Story. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina, 2005. 

Ribak, Gil. Gentile New York: The Images of Non-Jews among Jewish Immigrants. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers UP, 2012. 

Richards, Yevette. Maida Springer: Pan-Africanist and International Labor Leader. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh, 2000. 

Robinson, Jackie, and Michael G. Long. First Class Citizenship: The Civil Rights Letters of Jackie Robinson. New York: Times, 2007. 

Rodriguez, Garcia Magaly. Liberal Workers of the World, Unite?: The ICFTU and the Defence of Labour Liberalism in Europe and Latin America (1949-1969). Oxford: Peter Lang, 2010. 

Rothschild, Teal. Alliances across Skill, Gender, and Ethnicity: A Structural and Identity-based Analysis of Two Strikes in the New York City Garment Industry, 1885-1921. New York: New School for Social Research, 2001. 

Rustin, Bayard, and Michael G. Long. I Must Resist: Bayard Rustin's Life in Letters. San Francisco: City Lights, 2012. 

Shell-Weiss, Melanie. Coming to Miami: A Social History. Gainesville: University of Florida, 2009. 

Soyer, Daniel. A Coat of Many Colors: Immigration, Globalism, and Reform in the New York City Garment Industry. New York: Fordham UP, 2005. 

Stein, Leon. The Triangle Fire. Ithaca, N.Y: ILR, 2011. 

Taillon, Paul M. Good, Reliable, White Men: Railroad Brotherhoods, 1877-1917. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2009.

Taylor, Clarence. Reds at the Blackboard: Communism, Civil Rights, and the New York City Teachers Union. New York: Columbia UP, 2011. 

Triece, Mary E. On the Picket Line: Strategies of Working-Class Women During the Depression. Urbana: University of Illinois, 2007. 

Turrini, Joseph M. The End of Amateurism in American Track and Field. Urbana: University of Illinois, 2010. 

Vergara, Angela. Copper Workers, International Business, and Domestic Politics in Cold War Chile. University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State UP, 2008. 

Zieger, Robert H. For Jobs and Freedom: Race and Labor in America Since 1865. Lexington: University of Kentucky, 2007.