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Dubofsky on State and Labor Policy
A review of "The State and Labor in Modern America" by Melvyn Dubofsky.
# 129908 | 2,000 words | 1 source | 2006 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2006 in Political Science (General) , Labor Studies (General)


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This paper discusses the relationship among labor, capital, and the state in America on the basis of the book "The State and Labor in Modern America" by Melvyn Dubofsky, which details the history of how the state in America has addressed issues involving employers and employees and how the state has shaped labor policy. The paper looks at how Dubofsky tells this part of the story chronologically from the time when the federal government took a part in labor conflicts in the late nineteenth century. The paper shows how, prior to that time, labor was largely ignored in national policy.

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"In his book "The State and Labor in Modern America", Melvyn Dubofsky details the history of how the state in America has addressed issues involving employers and employees and how the state has shaped labor policy. Dubofsky tells this part of the story chronologically from the time when the federal government took a part in labor conflicts in the late nineteenth century. Prior to that time, labor was largely ignored in national policy. Labor only became a public policy issue because of conflicts with the major representative of big business of that era, meaning the railroads. At least since that time, the battle has raged over whether or not state intervention helps or hinders labor relations or..."

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Dubofsky on State and Labor Policy (2006, December 01) Retrieved January 27, 2022, from https://www.academon.com/book-review/dubofsky-on-state-and-labor-policy-129908/

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"Dubofsky on State and Labor Policy" 01 December 2006. Web. 27 January. 2022. <https://www.academon.com/book-review/dubofsky-on-state-and-labor-policy-129908/>

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