Down on the Killing Floor
Black and White Workers in Chicago's Packinghouses, 1904-54
By (author) Rick Halpern
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Down on the Killing Floor by Rick Halpern
Book DescriptionThis detailed study of the relationship between race relations and unionization in Chicago's meatpacking industry draws on traditional primary and secondary materials and on an extensive set of interviews conducted in the mid-1980s that explore subjective dimensions of the workers' experience.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780252066337
(5830mm x 3895mm x 25mm)
Imprint: University of Illinois Press
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publish Date: 1-Aug-1997
Country of Publication: United States
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