Offers insights into such contemporary issues as health workers' unions, labor conflicts in health care facilities, and underlying class and class related sex and ethnic conflicts that beset the health sector.
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Series: Policy, Politics, Health and Medicine Series
Publication Date: 12 June 2019
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Preface PART 1: Worker Conflict in the Health Field Worker Conflicts in the Health Field: An Overview Samuel Wolfe Health Worker Strikes: Social and Economic Bases of Conflict Robin F. Badgley Organization and Unionization of Health Workers in the United States: The Trade Union Perspective Leon J. Davis and Moe Foner Unionization, Strikes, Threatened Strikes, and Hospitals: The View from Hospital Management Robert K. Match, Arnold H. Goldstein, and Harold L. Light The Purposes of Unionization in the Medical Profession: The Unionized Profession's Perspective in the United States Sanford A. Marcus Hospital Workers: Class Conflicts in the Making Barbara Ehrenreichand John H. Ehrenreich An International Perspective on Strikes and Strike Threats by Physicians: The Case of Chile Roberto Belmar and Victor W. Sidel Unions and Strikes in the National Health Service in Britain David Widgery PART 2: Allied Workers, Nurses, Women The Division of Laborers: Allied Health Professions Carol A. Brown The Development of the Nursing Labor Force in the United States: A Basic Analysis Kathleen Cannings and William Lazonick Women Workers in the Health Service Industry Carol A. Brown Barriers to the Nurse Practitioner Movement: Problems of Women in a Woman's Field Bonnie Bullough Women's Emancipation and Socialism: The Case of the People's Republic of Poland Magdalena Sokolowska Contributors