Rights Delayed: The American State and the Defeat of Progressive Unions, 1935-1950

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Progressive unions flourished in the 1930s by working alongside federal agencies created during the New Deal. Yet in 1950, few progressive unions remained. Why? Most scholars point to domestic anti-communism and southern conservatives in Congress as the forces that diminished the New Deal state, eliminated progressive unions, and destroyed the radical potential of American liberalism. Rights Delayed: The American State and the Defeat of Progressive Unions argues that anti-communism and Congressional conservatism merely ...

Rights Delayed: The American State and the Defeat of Progressive Unions, 1935-1950 2016, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780190250294

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