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Return of the Strike: A Forum on the Teachers’ Rebellion in the United States

Webber, Jeffery R.; Bhattacharya, Tithi; Blanc, Eric; Doyle Griffiths, Kate and Weiner, Lois. 2018. Return of the Strike: A Forum on the Teachers’ Rebellion in the United States. Historical Materialism, 26(4), pp. 119-163. ISSN 1465-4466 [Article]

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A Forum on the Teachers Rebellion in the United States with Tithi Bhattacharya, Eric Blanc, Kate Doyle Griffiths, Lois Weiner. Edited and introduced by Jeffery R. Webber.

Bringing together leading observers of the 2018 teachers’ strikes in the United States, this forum surveys the origins, character, and trajectory of the rebellion as a whole. We examine the relations between union bureaucracies and the rank and file, the wider political context of the United States, the geography of the strike, immediate and longer-term grievances in the public-education sector, spontaneity and organisation, local cultural contexts and labour histories, strategies and tactics, social reproduction and gender, race and racism, and the potentialities and obstacles facing the movement in the near future.

Item Type:

Article

Identification Number (DOI):

https://doi.org/10.1163/1569206X-00001808

Keywords:

teachers, strike, strike wave, education, labour, unions, rank and file, United States

Departments, Centres and Research Units:

Politics

Dates:

DateEvent
17 December 2018Published

Item ID:

25773

Date Deposited:

08 Feb 2019 09:44

Last Modified:

08 Feb 2019 09:45

Peer Reviewed:

Yes, this version has been peer-reviewed.

URI:

http://research.gold.ac.uk/id/eprint/25773

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