Justice at Work? Civil Rights and Labor Law and the Workplace

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Winter Books

Which Side Are You On?: Trying to Be for Labor When It's Flat on Its Back, by Thomas Geoghegan, (1991) The New Press, 2004 edition.

Understanding Labor Law (Legal Text Series), by Douglas E. Ray, Calvin William Sharpe, Robert N. Strassfeld Matthew Bender & Company, 1999

Legal Research: How to Find & Understand the Law, by Stephen Elias, Susan Levinkind, Richard Stim. Nolo Press, 14th edition, 2007

The Turbulent Years: A History of the American Worker 1933-1941, by Irving Bernstein, Chapters 1, 2, 5, 6, 7 13, and Epilogue (pp. 16-91; 172-351; 635-681; 768-798) Boston; Houghton Mifflin, 1971 (this rare book is NOT generally available for purchase. The required chapters will be available for you to read or copy on open reserve at the Evergreen Library. You are encouraged to borrow the book through Summit or Interlibrary Loan.)

* As an alternative to Turbulent Years, you may read Chapters 7, "The Great Depression and the First New Deal," and 8, "Labor Democratizes America," from Who Built America? Working People & the Nation's Economy, Politics, Culture, & Society. Edited by Bruce Levine et al. New York : Pantheon Books, 1990 or Worth, 2000. This is also available on Summit and will be on open reserve.

Organizing Guide for Local Unions, by Virginia Diamond, George Meany Center for Labor Studies, Washington, DC

Workers Rights Handbook, by Nina Triffleman and students in the Justice at Work program, 2004-05. TESC Labor Education and Research Center, 2007.

Values and Assumptions in American Labor Law, by James B. Atleson, Univ. of Massachusetts Press, 1984

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