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Author Golin, Steve, 1939-

Title Newark Teacher Strikes : Hopes on the Line.

Publication Info. Piscataway : Rutgers University Press, 2002.


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Description 1 online resource (297 pages)
Contents Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1: The Teacher Activists; Chapter 2: After the Riot / Rebellion; Chapter 3: The 1970 Strike; Chapter 4: Black Power Between the Strikes; Chapter 5: The 1971 Strike; Chapter 6: Teachers in Jail; Epilogue: Power to the People?; Appendix: Teachers in the Book; Notes; Index; About the Author.
Summary For three weeks in 1970 and for eleven weeks in 1971, the schools in Newark, New Jersey, were paralyzed as the teachers went on strike. As a result of the strikes, almost two hundred were arrested and jailed. The Newark Teachers Union said their members wanted improved education for their students. The Board of Education claimed the teachers primarily desired more money. After interviewing more than fifty teachers who were on the front lines during these strikes, historian Steve Golin concludes that another, equally important agenda, ignored until now, was on the table. These professionals wan.
Note Description based on print version record.
GMD: electronic resource.
Subject Labor disputes.
Strikes and lockouts.
Strikes and lockouts -- Teachers -- New Jersey -- Newark -- History -- 20th century.
Labor disputes -- New Jersey -- Newark -- History -- 20th century.
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Labor & Industrial Relations
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Chronological Term 1900 - 1999
Subject Labor disputes. (OCoLC)fst00989929
Strikes and lockouts -- Teachers. (OCoLC)fst01135253
New Jersey -- Newark. (OCoLC)fst01205929
Other Form: Print version: 9780813530574
ISBN 9780813547022 (electronic bk.)
0813547024 (electronic bk.)
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