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Author: Tony Harris
Publisher: Leftbank Publishing
Keywords: labor, leichhardt, municipality, unmaking, making, weavers, true, believers, basket
Number of Pages: 236
Published: 2007-01-01
ISBN-10: 0646464531
ISBN-13: 9780646464534

In the 1970s and 1980s hundreds of people sought membership of the ALP branches of the inner-Sydney municipality of Leichhardt. These were people whose politics had been shaped by the social movements of the times and by the hopes and disappointments associated with the Whitlam Government. The political clashes between this Left and the working-class-made-good patriarchs of the local labor Right have become legendary. Yet as the fruits of victory were in reach, the Left began to fall apart in often bitter conflict. By the beginning of the 1990s many of these participants, in what has sometimes

Author: Todd Gitlin
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: making, unmaking, new, media, mass, world, watching, whole
Number of Pages: 342
Published: 1980
ISBN-10: 0520038894
ISBN-13: 9780520038899

New preface for this classic of media studies. One of the founders of SDS describes the response of the various news organizations and arrives at the way the New Left came to be characterized.

Author: Jan Breman
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Keywords: labour, hierarchy, ahmedabad, india, sliding, class, unmaking, industrial, working, making
Number of Pages: 336
Published: 2004
ISBN-10: 9053566465
ISBN-13: 9789053566466

This book, based in part on a continuing survey of hundreds of households, charts the progressive disenfranchisement of textile workers in the Indian city of Ahmedabad through the 1980s and 1990s elaborating dimensions of poverty often neglected by statistics alone. It also examines the religious fault lines of the community, which exploded into riots in spring 2002. The crises of Ahmedabad can also be found in Asia at large, where a lack of social provisions can allow entire communities to sink below the poverty line. Breman's bookalong with its companion volume, Working in the Mill No Moregi
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