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Labor, the Working Class, and the Media (Critical Communications Review, Vol 1)

by Vincent Mosco

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Published by Ablex Pub .
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    Subjects:
  • Media studies,
  • Work & labour,
  • Communication,
  • Contemporary Issues In Mass Communication,
  • Social Conditions Of Labor,
  • Mass media

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8236743M
    ISBN 100893911224
    ISBN 109780893911225

    About the Book "An eloquent and essential correction to contemporary discussions of the American working class."—The Nation From the ongoing issues of poverty, health, housing and employment to the recent upsurge of lethal police-community relations, the black working class stands at the center of perceptions of social and racial conflict today.   For the past years, Labor Day has been a time to celebrate the relevance, and political power, of the American working class. As recently as the s, organized labor’s big day was an important milestone on the political calendar, particularly for Democrats. But in recent decades, America’s working class has had precious little celebrate.

      Michael D. Yates is a writer, editor, and educator. Among his books are Wisconsin Uprising: Labor Fights Back (editor), The ABCs of the Economic Crisis: What Working People Need to Know (with Fred Magdoff, Monthly Review Press, ), In and Out of the Working Class (Arbeiter Ring, ), Cheap Motels and a Hotplate: an Economist’s Travelogue (Monthly Review Press, ), . The dissertation that led to Schofield's book, "The Rise of the Pig-Headed Girl" provides more information on working women, and offers analyses of the discussion of women in the labor press in addition to including fictional accounts of working women in labor publications. Further research is required to better understand working-class.

    "The rise in premature deaths among working-class whites has become a national crisis, and the authors tie the problem to the weakening position of labor, the growing power of corporations, and to a health-care sector that redistributes working-class wages to the wealthy."—Publishers Weekly. Ching wasn’t quite the founder of modern China labor studies—that honor probably belongs to the Australian writer Anita Chan—but Against the Law is the first full-scale study of the Chinese working class as a whole. 10 The book contrasted what she described as the “rustbelt” of state-owned industries, mostly in central and northern.


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Labor, the Working Class, and the Media (Critical Communications Review, Vol 1) by Vincent Mosco Download PDF EPUB FB2

Some of the book’s most interesting moments involve detailed case studies showing the media’s treatment of the working class at its best and worst: a New York transit strike, for example, during which the New York Times largely centered the contract dispute between workers and their employer in its reporting — contrasted with.

MEDIA LEISURE/ LABOR. The Working Class, Ordinary Celebrity and Illegitimate Cultural Work; Helen Wood, Jilly Boyce Kay and Mark Banks. Idols of self-production: Selfies, career success and social class ; Anita Biressi. Rich TV, Poor TV: Work, leisure and the construction of ‘deserved inequality’ in contemporary Britain ; Jo Littler and.

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The working class (or labouring class) comprises those engaged in waged or salaried labour, especially in manual-labour Labor and industrial work. Working-class occupations (see also "Designation of workers by collar color") include blue-collar jobs, some white-collar jobs, and most pink-collar s of the working class rely exclusively upon earnings from wage labour; thus.

This essay is adapted from Christopher R. Martin’s book, “No Longer Newsworthy: The Working Class the Mainstream Media Abandoned the Working Class” (Cornell University Press).

In Junethe Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard held a two-day conference for labor reporting. Louis Lyons, the curator of the Nieman Foundation at the time, introduced Louis Stark. Duke University Press's “Read to Respond” series highlights articles and books that engage with today’s most pressing issues.

Check out the reading lists. About Labor: Studies in Working-Class History. The Working Class in American History series publishes research that illuminates the broad dimensions of working people’s influence in North America. We define working-class history capaciously and encourage submissions that explore waged, non-waged, and/or coerced labor, rural and urban settings, and the wide range of labor performed in non.

Submissions. Labor reviews monographs, anthologies, films, textbooks, TV shows, and permanent museum exhibits about the working class history of the United States as well as books about other parts of the world that we think will be of interest to labor historians anywhere.

We do not generally review new editions of books, document readers, memoirs, or temporary exhibits. Two new books, “The System,” by the former labor secretary Robert B.

Reich, and “Break ’Em Up,” by the lawyer and activist Zephyr Teachout, a onetime candidate for New York State. The unique contribution of this book is that it shows, with glittering clarity, how the rebellion of poor and working class kids against school authority prepares them for working class American interested in education or in labor can afford not to read and study this book s: Books shelved as labor-history: Stayin' Alive: The s and the Last Days of the Working Class by Jefferson R.

Cowie, A History of America in Ten Strike. The State of Working America, 12th ed. By Lawrence Mishel, Josh Bivens, Elise Gould, and Heidi Shierholz. Ithaca, New York: ILR Press,pp., $ paperback.

For instance, among young working class native-born Americans between 16 to years-old, labor force participation has dropped to 54 percent — the lowest participation since at least the year Likewise, among 25 to year-old working class native-born Americans, the labor force participation has dropped to 77 percent.

Sarah Jaffe is a reporting fellow at Type Media Center, the author of Necessary Trouble: Americans in Revolt and the forthcoming Work Won't Love You Back, both from Bold Type Books.

**For more on radical labor history and working class resistance today check out Haymarket Book's Class War Reading List where you can get books for 30% off plus a.

Labor: Studies in Working-Class History Kalmanovitz Initiative Maguire Hall Georgetown University 37th and O Sts. NW Washington, DC (fax) [email protected] Editor: Leon Fink, Georgetown University. Book Reviews Editor: Vanessa May, Seton Hall University. Associate Editors: Up for Debate Eric Arnesen.

Arts. Working people regularly defied these expectations, cultivating the knowledge of experience and embracing a vibrant subculture of self-education and reading.

Labor's Mind uses diaries and personal correspondence, labor college records, and a range of print and visual media to recover this social history of the working-class mind.

As Higbie. "Ambassadors of the Working Class is one of those rare hidden histories that come to light out of the blue to capture the imagination." — Gavin O'Toole, Latin American Review of Books "This book will be essential reading for scholars interested in international labor relationships, Peronism, and the ways in which democracy was being debated.

Led by oppressed youth, a working-class revolt has erupted, initially over the police lynching of George Floyd. It needs and deserves the unconditional solidarity of organized labor.

Unfortunately, what top labor officials have delivered is something much less. Consider a recent statement signed by New York City leaders of the. In the final chapter of the book, Yates suggests three main ways that the working class can, indeed, change the world: 1) creating a positive and radical working-class program that includes demands for economic, racial, and environmental justice, 2) harnessing the rank-and-file strategy to make unions more democratic and recruit new union.

by multiple authors includes books The Spirit of German Immigrants, Labor Conflict, and the Coming of the Civil War (Working Class in American History), Waterfront Workers: NEW PERSPECTIVES ON RACE AND CLASS, The Great Strikes ofand several more.Interview by Keisha N.

Blain. In an important new book entitled Workers on Arrival, historian Joe William Trotter Jr charts the dynamic history of black workers in the United States, revealing how the labor of African Americans helped build the nation — and the research highlights the unique challenges black workers have faced in the United States as well as their remarkable.

White men haven’t been the epicenter of the working class since the s. Following the Civil Rights Act, women and people of color finally gained more access to .