US Labor Studies in the Twenty-First Century: Understanding Laborism Without Labor

  title={US Labor Studies in the Twenty-First Century: Understanding Laborism Without Labor},
  author={Jake Rosenfeld},
  journal={Annual Review of Sociology},
  • Jake Rosenfeld
  • Published 30 July 2019
  • Economics
  • Annual Review of Sociology
In recent years, labor studies has flourished even as labor unions in the United States have continued their long-term downward trajectory. One strain of this research has situated the labor movement, and its decline, at the center of economic inequality's rise in the United States. Another has explored the labor movement's interconnections with political dynamics in the contemporary United States, including how labor's demise has reshaped the polity and policies. This body of scholarship also… 
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