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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English


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Statementby Carroll R. Daugherty and John B. Parrish.
ContributionsParrish, John B.
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Open LibraryOL13774770M

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Daugherty, Carroll R. (Carroll Roop), Labor problems of American society. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, ©   The American labor force has changed profoundly during the nation's evolution from an agrarian society into a modern industrial state. The United States remained a largely agricultural nation until late in the 19th : Mike Moffatt. Labor problems of American society. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, © (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Carroll R Daugherty; John Bishop Parrish. Indeed, soon thereafter the house of labor experienced a series of crises and traumatic blows to its self-esteem and influence in society. Just as the universe of the Cold War, which dominated global affairs from to , came tumbling down, the world of American labor .

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Social Problems in American Society Hardcover – August 1, by Melvin L. Defleur (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ — $ Cited by: 5. Current Labor Issues a major challenge to the American labor movement was the declining size of the American industrial base, particularly traditional industries such as steel and heavy machinery. Economists, labor leaders, and others have offered several explanations for this. Some say it reflects the trend in American society away.   What I did is come up with five basic problems and underlying causes and related problems. The order is somewhat arbitrary although I believe the biggest problem is children growing up in poverty. 1. Children growing up in Poverty 2. * Income. The 20th century was a time of enormous changes in American life. The beginning of the 21st century seems a suitable time to look back over the past years and see how the United States has developed, for better and worse, during that period of its history. In the early decades of the 20th century the American people benefited from.