Labour Industrial Relations

Making the World Safe for Workers: Labor, the Left, and by Elizabeth McKillen

By Elizabeth McKillen

 

In this intellectually bold research, Elizabeth McKillen explores the importance of Wilsonian internationalism for staff and the impact of yankee hard work in either shaping and undermining the international guidelines and struggle mobilization efforts of Woodrow Wilson's management. McKillen highlights the most important fault traces and conflicts that emerged inside exertions circles as Wilson pursued his time table within the context of Mexican and eu revolutions, global struggle I, and the Versailles Peace convention. As McKillen indicates, the alternative to collaborate with or withstand U.S. overseas coverage remained a major one for hard work during the 20th century. in truth, it keeps to resonate this day in debates over the worldwide financial system, wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the impression of U.S. guidelines on employees at domestic and abroad.

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