Assigned Books, by Course. Spring 2020

CLASS, RACE AND GENDER

More than Just Race by William Julius Wilson (978-0-393-33763-7)

How to Tell When You're Tired at Work by Reg Thierault 978-0393315578)

We'll Call You When We Need You by Susan Eisenber (978-0801486050)

COLLEGE READING FOR WORKERS

Studs Terkel's Working: A Graphic Adaptation by Harvey Pekar (9781595583215)

COLLEGE WRITING FOR WORKERS

America is in the Heart by Carlos Bulosan (9780143134039)

COLLECTIVE BARGAINING

Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining [10th Edition] by Michael R. Carrell and Christina Heavrin (978-0132730013)

CONTEMPORARY LABOR ISSUES

The World of Mexican Migrants: The Rock and The Hard Place by Judith Adler Hellman (9781595584489)

DEVELOPMENT OF THE LABOR MOVEMENT

The Unifinished Struggle: Turning Points in American Labor, 1877-Present by Steve Babson (9780847688296)

Working Class New York: Life and Labor Since World War II by Joshua Freeman (9781565847125)

Out of This Furnance: A Novel of Immigrant Labor in America by Thomas Bell (9780822952732)

EDUCATIONAL PLANNING

The Mind At Work by Mike Rose (978-0143035572)

The Man who Hated Work and Loved Labor by Les Leopold (978-1933392646) [Note: Check with instructor if this is required reading for your class.]

ESTIMATING

Fundamentals of Construction Estimating, 4th Edition by David Pratt (978-1337399395)

GLOBAL CIVILIZATIONS

Guns, Germs and Steel by Jared Diamond (978-0-393-06922-8)

The Origins of the Modern World by Robert Marks (978-1-4422-1239-8)

How We Got to Now by Steven Johnson (978-1-59463-296-9) [Note: Check with your instructor if this is required reading for your class.]

LABOR & PUBLIC AFFAIRS

Instructor: GRIFFITH

Winner Take All Politics by Jacob S. Hacker and Paul Pierson (978-1416588702)

Instructor: SPAULDING/JAMES Working Class New York

Working Class New York: Life and Labor Since World War II by Joshua Freeman (9781565847125)

What Makes New York Run by Adrienne Kivelson (9780916130022)

Instructor: SHACTER-DeCHABERT

Saving Capitalism For The Many Not The Few by Robert B. Reich (9780385350570)

LABOR & THE ECONOMY

Economics for the Rest of Us by Moshe Adler (978-1595586414)

Things They Don't Tell You about Capitalism by Ha-Joon Chang (978-1608793387)

LABOR AND THE PIPE TRADES

Economics for the Rest of Us by Moshe Adler (978-1595586414)

10 Excellent Reasons Not to Hate Taxes by Stephanie Greenwooed (978-1595581617)

Things They Don't Tell You about Capitalism by Ha-Joon Chang (978-1608793387

LITERATURE & SOCIETY

Waiting for Lefty by Clifford Odets (9780822212153)

The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner by Allan Sillitoe (9780307389640)

The Stonemason by Cormac McCarthy (9780679762809)

OSHA & THE ENVIRONMENT

The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World by Jeff Goodell (978-0316260244)

Dying to Work: Death and Injury in the American Workplace by Jonathan D. Karmel (9781501709982)

OUR WORLD TRADE CENTERS

Divided We Stand: A Biography of the World Trade Center by Eric Darton (9780465027651)

The World Trade Center: Classics of American Architecture by Anthony W. Robbins (9780983227502)

PRINCIPLES OF TRADE UNIONISM

Why Unions Matter (2nd Edition) by Michael Yates (978158367190)

Harry Van Arsdale Jr.: Labor's Champion by Gene Ruffini (9780765610447)

Member's Complete Guide: Everything You Want and Need to Know About Working Union by Michael Mauer (9780965948616)

THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF NEW YORK

Working Class New York: Life and Labor Since World War II by Joshua Freeman (9781565847125)

The Long Default by William Tabb (9780853455721)

UNITED STATES HISTORY

A History of America in Ten Strikes by Erik Loomis (9781620971611)

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