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For All White-Collar Workers

Daniel J. Opler

For All White-Collar Workers

The Possibilities of Radicalism in New York City"s Department Store Unions, 1934-1953

by Daniel J. Opler

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Published by Ohio State University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Labor & Industrial Relations - Unions,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • United States - State & Local - Middle Atlantic,
  • History / United States / 20th Century,
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • History: American

  • The Physical Object
    FormatCD-ROM
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11352896M
    ISBN 100814291414
    ISBN 109780814291412
    OCLC/WorldCa80360466

      In For All White-Collar Workers: The Possibilities of Radicalism in New York City’s Department Store Unions, , Daniel Opler examines early efforts to unionize workers in department and retail stores. Beginning with the origins of the modern labor movement in the mids, Opler argues that Communist labor organizers created vibrant Pages: The different rhetorics, eligibility rules, wage structures, and implementation procedures in each of these three periods provided ample opportunity for Hopkins and his staff not only to attempt to meet the needs of the unemployed white-collar worker, but also to construct and reconstruct their understandings and public messages about those needs and about the legitimacy of meeting .

    White collar workers are usually considered to form one part of the class structure in America. They have grown in number since World War II, in large . In , Heinz Hamm (University of Jena) wrote a book in which he devoted an entire chapter to the private lives of white-collar workers and concluded that despite the fact that they earned about the same amount as blue-collar workers, substantial differences existed, with white-collar workers tending to marry later and have fewer children and.

    That’s where the white-collar, blue-collar terms came from. Example. The concept of the white-collar worker has also been transferred to construction jobs as well. Engineers, architects, and other professionals wear white hard hats on the job sites where as the manual labors workers often wear yellow hard hats. The natural habitat of the White Collar Worker is the office cubicle. Their natural enemies include bosses of all kinds except "benevolent" and their more obnoxious for their work well, white collar jobs are kind of boring to look at most of the time, and one set of paperwork looks much like another.


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In the book — a slim yet efficient guide geared toward white-collar workers with a desk job — Kondo declares that “we can only truly spark joy Author: Angela Haupt. ings of what a worker was. The very concept of a “white-collar worker,” a worker from outside manufacturing or construction, was a radical concept at the time.

Indeed, in New York City radical union organizers, associated with the Communist party, were the. For All White-Collar Workers By Daniel J. Opler The Ohio State University Press pages $ By Kate Pastor.

This chronicle of class struggle begins on the streets of Union Square where communists first organized department store workers in the s, and where some of the writers Daniel J. Opler most admired — Nathanael West and Leane Zutsmith — were arrested.

While most white-collar workers may be office workers; For All White-Collar Workers book all office workers are white-collar workers -- the great majority of office workers arguably are pink-collar workers.

Perhaps a closer equivalent would be professional workers, but white-collar also includes managerial workers. Kind regards, DA Sonnenfeld11 January (UTC).

In For All White-Collar Workers: The Possibilities of Radicalism in New York City’s Department Store Unions, –, Daniel Opler examines early efforts to unionize workers in department and retail stores.

Beginning with the origins of the modern labor movement in the mids, Opler argues that Communist labor organizers created. A white-collar worker is a person who performs professional, managerial, or administrative work. White-collar work may be performed in an office or other administrative setting.

White-collar workers include works related to academia, accountancy, business and executive management, management consulting, customer support, market research, finance, human resources.

For All White-Collar Workers is an excellent case study. Opler paints a detailed and nuanced picture of the department stores of New York City. His attention to the geography of consumerism in the city—who shopped where and for what—is central to his argument about the importance of local : Minna P.

Ziskind. Blue Collar Books Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, memoir—anything about working class people and communities. White-Collar Dreams by. Alfred Lubrano.

avg rating — ratings. score: 97, and 1 person voted Incorrect Book The list contains an incorrect book (please specify the title of the book). Details *. But this white collar book: ah, there’s a book for the people; it is everybody’s book.

It is all about the new little man in the big world of the 20th : Nikil Saval. White-collar workers. [Albert A Blum;] -- Focuses on the relationships between thw white-collar workers and the unions.

Book: All Authors / Contributors: Albert A Blum. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description. It is the day itself. The computer age has liberated the tools of productivity from the office. Most knowledge workers, whose laptops and smartphones are portable all-purpose media-making machines, can theoretically be as productive at 2 p.m.

in the main office as at 2 a.m. in a Tokyo WeWork or at midnight on the couch. Source: The Atlantic. White-Collar Sweatshop: The Deterioration of Work and Its Rewards in Corporate America, Jill Andresky Fraser.W.W.

Norton and Company, pages, $ While working through the s and s as a financial journalist, JillAndresky Fraser was bothered by an apparent paradox: She observed the "buoyantoptimism" of corporate executives and business. But understanding how these white-collar workers occupy themselves when they get to their desks in skyscrapers and office parks across America takes a little imagination.

This book begins and ends with written paragraphs that explain what the book of White Collar is about. In between, you get to enjoy the amazing graphics that are used to show the story. The illustrations truly emphasized the I received an eARC of White Collar from the publisher via NetGalley, in exchange with an honest review.4/5.

Victor A. Ginsburgh, Shlomo Weber, in Handbook of the Economics of Art and Culture, Impact on International Trade. The process of globalization has forced workers (essentially white collar workers) to learn foreign languages in order to break linguistic most cases, Europeans have chosen English as a second language and English has become.

It all boils down to speaking to others in a way they feel comfortable being spoken to in an effort to put them at ease with the idea of working with your company. The Collars White Collar Workers. White collar workers are generally in an office setting.

The term was originally used to characterize non-manual workers, but now it refers to. Another word for white-collar: clerical, office, executive, professional, salaried | Collins English Thesaurus.

The term "white-collar worker" was coined in the s by Upton Sinclair, an American writer who referenced the word in connection to clerical, administrative and managerial functions during the s. A white-collar worker is a salaried professional, typically referring to general office workers and management.

Get this from a library. For all white-collar workers: the possibilities of radicalism in New York City's department store unions, [Daniel J Opler] -- "In recent decades the American labor movement has fallen on hard times, in part due to its long reliance on blue-collar workers for its membership despite the growing importance of retail and.

HRD for Blue collar workers in the new context: India has inherited a system of education, which generates an aspiration for a white-collar occupation. However, to tap the industrial boom & make best possible use of the economic opportunity a Multi-Collar Workforce is required in we will mainly focus on blue collar work force.

The other three types of .Gold Collar Workers. Gold collar workers have traditionally been classified as white collar. These individuals are highly-skilled and in high-demand. Surgeons, engineers, anesthesiologists, lawyers, and airline pilots are all examples of gold collar workers.

In fact, the manufacturing industry views new-collar workers as the future of manufacturing. Manufacturers forecast they are on pace .