New PDF release: Covering for the Bosses: Labor and the Southern Press

By Joseph B. Atkins,Stanley Aronowitz

ISBN-10: 1617030481

ISBN-13: 9781617030482

ISBN-10: 1934110809

ISBN-13: 9781934110805

Covering for the Bosses: exertions and the Southern Press probes the tough courting among the click and arranged exertions within the South from the prior to the current day. Written via a veteran journalist and first-hand observer of the hard work flow and its therapy within the region's newspapers and different media, the textual content specializes in the fashionable South that has advanced because global struggle II.

In amassing fabrics for this publication, Joseph B. Atkins crisscrossed the zone, interviewing employees, managers, exertions organizers, immigrants, activists, and newshounds, and canvassing exertions data. utilizing person occasions to bare the vast photo, Covering for the Bosses is a private trip by way of a fabric employees son who grew up in North Carolina, labored on tobacco farms and in fabric crops as a tender guy, and went directly to disguise as a reporter some of the advancements defined during this publication.

Atkins information the autumn of the once-dominant fabric and the region's emergence because the "Sunbelt South." He explores the arrival of "Detroit South" with the coming of overseas automakers from Japan, Germany, and South Korea. and eventually he relates the consequences of the inflow of hundreds of thousands of staff from Mexico and in different places. Covering for the Bosses exhibits how, with few exceptions, the clicking has been a key companion within the robust alliance of industrial and political pursuits that continue the South the nation's least-unionized sector.

Joseph B. Atkins is a extensively released journalist, professor of journalism on the collage of Mississippi, and editor of The undertaking: Journalism, Ethics, and the World. Stanley Aronowitz is professor of sociology and cultural reports on the Graduate heart of the town college of recent York. he's the writer, so much lately, of Left flip: Forging a brand new Political Future; The wisdom Factory; and How type Works.

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