Explaining New Deal Labor Policy

  title={Explaining New Deal Labor Policy},
  author={Theda Skocpol and Kenneth Finegold and Michael Goldfield},
  journal={American Political Science Review},
  pages={1297 - 1315}
The National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) of 1935 represented a turning point in modern labor relations policy in the United States. In the December 1989 issue of this Review, Michael Goldfield examined the effects of worker insurgency and radical organization on the enactment of the new labor law and rejected theories that emphasized the autonomy of the state from societal forces. In this Controversy, Theda Skocpol and Kenneth Finegold argue that the growing strength of liberal Democrats in… 

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