Workers in Hard Times: A Long View of Economic Crises

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Seeking to historicize today's "Great Recession," this volume of essays uses examples from North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia to situate the current economic crisis and its impact on workers in the context of previous abrupt shifts in the modern-day capitalist marketplace. Contributors argue that factors such as race, sex, and state intervention have mediated both the effect of economic depressions on workers' lives and workers' responses to those depressions. Further, the direction of influence ...

Workers in Hard Times: A Long View of Economic Crises 2014, University of Illinois Press, Urbana

ISBN-13: 9780252038174

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