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The Paradox of American Unionism

Why Americans Like Unions More Than Canadians Do, but Join Much Less

by Seymour Martin Lipset

  • 260 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by ILR Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Trade unions,
  • Labor unions,
  • Canada,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Labor union members,
  • Business/Economics,
  • USA,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Labor,
  • Labor & Industrial Relations - Unions,
  • Management - General,
  • United States

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsThomas A. Kochan (Foreword)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7848578M
    ISBN 100801442001
    ISBN 109780801442001

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This book answers that question by comparing the American experience with that of Canada, where approval for unions is significantly. The Paradox of American Unionism is receiving high praise from some of our most respected social commentators. "This book is destined to be a classic in industrial relations," hails Morley Gunderson of the University of Toronto.

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