History | US Working Class and Labor History
A100 | 8827 | Ashby


	Above section meets with Labor Studies L101

The course examines the struggles of American working people from
colonial times to the present to achieve dignity, fair wages, and the
right to organize into unions.  The course will examine the history
of working people in America, of organized labor, and of the major
labor upheavals and strikes in US history.  Events will be examined
from social, economic, and political perspectives, and through the
lenses of race and gender.  The course will involve extensive
classroom discussion, videos, and debates.  Books:  Jeremy Brecher,
Strike; Howard Zinn, A People’s History of the United States.