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Author Ryan, Francis, 1971-

Title AFSCME's Philadelphia story : municipal workers and urban power in the twentieth century / Francis Ryan

Publ Info Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2011
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 RWU Main Library  HD8005.2.U53 P457 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  HD8005.2.U53 P457 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript ix, 308 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Ward politics and municipal labor in Philadelphia in the 1920s -- The founding of the Municipal Workers Union -- Forging municipal unionism in Philadelphia, 1939-1945 -- The challenge of reform, 1946-1952 -- Working for America's city, 1952-1961 -- The new militancy in Philadelphia -- The Stout era, 1970-1986 -- Philadelphia municipal workers in a global age
LC subject AFSCME. District Council 33 (Philadelphia, Pa.) -- History
Municipal officials and employees -- Labor unions -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History
ISBN 9781439902783 (cloth : alk. paper)
143990278X (cloth : alk. paper)
9781439902806 (e-book : alk. paper)
1439902801 (e-book : alk. paper)