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    • 1. Introduction 

      Lipsky, David B. (1996-01)
      From the introduction, by David Lipsky, “In dreams begin responsibilities. The dream that Irving Ives and a handful of others had over half a century ago ultimately became the preeminent institution of its type in the ...
    • 10. The Academic Departments 

      Katz, Harry; Blumen, Isadore; Aronson, Bob; Ehrenberg, Ron; Miller, Frank B.; Williams, Larry (1996-01)
      Includes: Collective Bargaining, Labor Law, and Labor History: The Department of Economic and Social Statistics; Labor Economics and Income Security Department: A Parent Department: Human Resources and Administration; The ...
    • 11. Looking Back 

      Saporta, Vicki; Aiges, Stanley; Sheinkman, Jack; Burdick, Walton; Golodner, Jack; Bluestein, Robert H.; Glycopantis, Susan; Alpern, Jerome; Aronson, Robert (1996-01)
      From Alumni Views, Robert H. Bluestein (’67), “ILR addressed the social and economic issues of the times and sought to provide students with the tools to find solutions to many of the problems confronting society in the ...
    • 12. The Future Lies Ahead (With Apology to Mort Sahl) 

      Lipsky, David B. (1996-01)
      The progress and development of the ILR School during the past 50 years, though sometimes uneven in both pace and direction, has largely met the promise and expectations embodied in the founding legislation. The fulfillment ...
    • 2. Establishment of the School 

      Miller, J. Gormly; O'Brien, Emmet; Konvitz, Milton R. (1996-01)
      The formal establishment of the New York State School of Industrial and Labor relations grew out of the thoughtful and vigorous action of a unique group of practical politicians who firmly believed, as they stated in their ...
    • 3. Launching the New Enterprise 

      O'Brien, Emmet; McKelvey, Jean; Neufeld, Maurice F.; Adams, Leonard P.; Whyte, William F.; Greenbaum, Marcia L.; Lipsky, David; Patten, Jr., Thomas H.; Raudabaugh, John N.; Cutcher-Gershenfeld, Joel; Robey, Bryant; Gershenfeld, Gladys; Gross, James A.; Arthur, Charles; Hook, Sidney; Konvitz, Milton R. (1996-01)
      As the academic year of 1945-46 approached, the intensity of activity in preparation for actually opening the school in the fall term became overwhelming. Incredible though it may seem, Ives and Day were able in a period ...
    • 4. The School Develops 

      Seidenberg, Jacob; Argyris, Chris; Jensen, Eric; Yager, Paul; Raimon, Robert; Arthur, Charles; Greenbaum, Marcia L.; O'Brien, Emmet; Neufeld, Maurice; McConnell, John W.; Hildebrand, George; Konvitz, Milton R.; Miller, Frank; Windmuller, John; Donovan, Ron (1996-01)
      Between 1947 and 1953, when M.P. Catherwood left the deanship to become New York’s industrial commissioner, the ILR School developed into a full fledged enterprise. These pages attempt to capture some of the excitement ...
    • 5. The John McConnell Era 

      McConnell, John W.; Arthur, Charles; Hildebrand, George; McKersie, Alison; Raimon, Bob; Edwards, Harry T. (1996-01)
      The years 1959 through 1962 were full of ferment and sweeping change with striking developments in location, curriculum, and extension programs in the ILR School. Of primary importance in the school’s history was the move, ...
    • 6. The 1960s 

      Moore, David; Helsby, Robert; Greenspan, Joan; Hoffman, Richard; Barkas Hoffman, Eileen; Jacobson, Carolyn J.; Blau, Francine (1996-01)
      From David Moore – “I served as dean of the ILR School during the 1960s. This was a period that started in relative tranquility and ended in tumultuous disarray with students demonstrating, administrators trying to maintain ...
    • 7. The 1970s 

      McKersie, Robert; Jensen, Eric; Whyte, William F.; Yager, Paul; Sheinkman, Jack; Newman, Harold; Helsby, Robert; Hardin, Fran; Varcasia, Connie (1996-01)
      From View from the Dean’s Office by Robert McKersie. “I had been on the job just a week when Keith Kennedy, vice provost, called and said we needed to make a trip to Albany to meet the chancellor of SUNY, Ernest Boyer. ...
    • 8. The 1980s 

      Rehmus, Charles; Doherty, Robert E.; Huttar, James; DeAngelo, Charles S.; Baitsell, John M. (1996-01)
      From the Introduction, “The Changes at ILR that began in the seventies slipped imperceptibly into the eighties, and those that may have originated at that time have, for better or worse, left their mark on the present ...
    • 9. Parts of the Whole 

      Gray, Lois; Law, Gordon; Gold, Charlotte; Adams, Leonard P.; Cullen, Donald E.; Board of Editors, ILR Review; Williams, Lawrence; McPherson, James E.; Ash, Karin S. (1996-01)
      Includes: The Extension Division; The Catherwood Library: 50 Years of Service; Publications; Industrial and Labor Relations Review: Its First 48 Years; Graduate Program History; Student Services: The Office of Resident ...
    • A World Of Work: Imagined Manuals For Real Jobs 

      Gershon, Ilana; Gershon, Ilana (ed.): Indiana University - Bloomington (2015-01-01)
      [Excerpt] Ever wondered what it would be like to be a street magician in Paris? A fish farmer in Norway? A costume designer in Bollywood? This playful and accessible look at different types of work around the world delivers ...
    • Achieving Access: Professional Movements and the Politics of Health Universalism 

      Harris, Joseph (2017-01-01)
      [Excerpt] This book examines efforts to expand access to health care and AIDS medicine in Thailand, Brazil, and South Africa. Although these countries are geographi­cally far apart, they share many similarities as newly ...
    • Achieving Workers' Rights in the Global Economy 

      Appelbaum, Richard; Lichtenstein, Nelson; Appelbaum, Richard (Ed.): University of California, Santa Barbara; Lichtenstein, Nelson (Ed.): University of California, Santa Barbara (2016-01-01)
      Today retail-dominated supply chains, of which those commanded by executives at Walmart, Apple, Nike, Zara, and H&M are the most prominent, generate at least half of all world trade and “employ” hundreds o f millions o f ...
    • American Labor History 

      Salvatore, Nick (1998-01-01)
      To account for the persistent struggles of a working people that only episodically (and even then with hut a small minority) sought to transform democratic capitalism, and to do so without exaggerating the reality of ...
    • An Introduction to Labor Law 

      Gold, Michael Evan (2014-01-01)
      [Excerpt] The purpose of this book is to introduce the reader to the federal law of unions and employers. This law is composed of two major elements. The first element is the National Labor Relations Act and the amendments ...
    • An Introduction to U.S. Collective Bargaining and Labor Relations 

      Katz, Harry C.; Colvin, Alexander; Kochan, Thomas A. (2017-09-15)
      [Excerpt] This comprehensive textbook provides an introduction to collective bargaining and labor relations with a focus on developments in the United States. It is appropriate for students, policy analysts, and labor ...
    • Anthropologies of Unemployment: New Perspectives on Work and Its Absence 

      Kwon, Jong Bum; Lane, Carrie M.; Kwon, Jong Bum (Ed.): Webster University; Lane (Ed.), Carrie M.: California State University, Fullerton (2016-10-01)
      [Excerpt] Anthropologies of Unemployment offers accessible, theoretically innovative, and ethnographically rich examinations of unemployment in rural and urban regions across North and South America, Europe, Africa, and ...
    • Assisted Living for Our Parents: A Son’s Journey 

      Baum, Daniel Jay (2007-01-01)
      [Excerpt] I wrote this book to help aging parents and their adult children understand the problems and risks in choosing an ALF, with the hope that they might avoid some of the experiences my mother and I had. My story ...