Strikes and Labor Movements in Higher Education

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Labor Movement - Resources in CSUSM University Library

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Encyclopedias

  • St. James encyclopedia of labor history worldwide: major events in labor history and their impact. Online access
  • Brenner, A. 2009. The Encyclopedia of Strikes in American History. Online access
  • Arnesen, E. 2007. Encyclopedia of U.S. labor and working-class history. HD8066 .A78 2007

Books and Movies

Labor Movement

  • Dubovsky, M., & Dulles, F. R. 2014. Labor in America: A history. Online access
  • Cornford, D. A. 1995. Working people of California. Online access
  • Fantasia, R. 2004. Hard work: Remaking the American labor movement. Online access
  • Fletcher, B. Jr. 2008. Solidarity divided: The crisis in organized labor and a new path toward social justice Online access
  • O'Farrell, B. 2010. She was one of us: Eleanor Roosevelt and the American worker. E807.1.R48 O34 2010

Higher Education

  • Clotfelter, C. T. 2008. Studies of supply and demand in higher education. Online access
  • Ehrenberg, R. G. 2009. Tuition rising: Why college costs so much. Online access
  • Engell, J. 2005. Saving higher education in the age of money. LC67.62 .E44 2005
  • Maggio, J., et al. 2010. College, Inc. [Videorecording]. Online access

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Labor Movement - News Sources

News Sources

  • The Chronicle of Higher Education - news source relating to college and university topics
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  • Google News - Latest news on the California Faculty Association bargaining updates

Internet Resources

Labor Movement -- Internet Resources

American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO)

http://www.aflcio.org/

 

American Labor Studies Center

http://www.labor-studies.org/

 

California Labor Federation

http://www.californialabor.org/index.php/summary/misc/category/union_organizing

 

“Collective Bargaining, Labor Relations, and Labor Unions: Government & Associations”

Research guide from the Cornell School of Industrial & Labor Relations

http://guides.library.cornell.edu/c.php?g=31390&p=199771

 

Economic Policy Institute: Unions and Labor Standards

http://www.epi.org/research/unions-and-labor-standards/

 

Institute for Research on Labor and Employment (IRLE) Labor Contracts Database

http://www.irle.berkeley.edu/library/CBA.html

 

Labor History Links from the Labor and Working Class History Association

http://www.laborhistorylinks.org/index.html

 

National Education Association Collective Bargaining and Higher Education FAQ

http://www.nea.org/home/62147.htm

 

UC Berkeley Center for Labor Research & Education

http://laborcenter.berkeley.edu/

 

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/home.htm

 

U.S. Department of Labor

http://www.dol.gov/

 

Young worker project, UCLA Labor Center

http://www.irle.ucla.edu/publications/documents/UCLA_youngworker_9.pdf


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