Assigned Books, by Course. Fall 2020

Please see below to find your course and book/material information. Check with your instructor/syllabus in case of any revisions.


COURSE NAMEINSTRUCTORBOOK NAMEAUTHORISBNEDITION
CLASS, RACE AND GENDER ALL SECTIONS More than Just Race: Being Black and Poor in the Inner City William Julius Wilson 978-0393337631  
CLASS, RACE AND GENDER LAINIE KITT How to Tell When You're Tired at Work (selected chapters to be emailed from the instructor; any video selections to be in the syllabus) Reg Thierault 978-0393315578  
CLASS, RACE AND GENDER LAINIE KITT More than Just Race: Being Black and Poor in the Inner City  (selected chapters to be emailed from the instructor; any video selections to be in the syllabus) William Julius Wilson 978-0393337631  
COLLEGE READING FOR WORKERS  ALL SECTIONS  (Instructors will be using a variety of articles) N/A N/A N/A
COLLEGE WRITING FOR WORKERS  ALL SECTIONS America is in the Heart  Carlos Bulosan Univ. of Washington Press; 10: 0295993537; 13: 978-0295993539 Revised Edition; Feb. 21, 2014
COLLECTIVE BARGAINING LAINIE KITT Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining (TBA: selected handouts expected be emailed from the instructor) Michael R. Carrell and Christina Heavrin 978-0132730013 10th
CONTEMPORARY LABOR ISSUES  ZOE WEST The World of Mexican Migrants: The Rock and The Hard Place Judith Adler Hellman 9781595584489  
DEVELOPMENT OF THE LABOR MOVEMENT MAX NEUBERGER The Unfinished Struggle: Turning Points in American Labor, 1877-Present Steve Babson 9780847688296 1999
DEVELOPMENT OF THE LABOR MOVEMENT MAX NEUBERGER Working Class New York: Life and Labor Since World War II Joshua Freeman 9781565847125 2001
DEVELOPMENT OF THE LABOR MOVEMENT MAX NEUBERGER Out of This Furnace: A Novel of Immigrant Labor in America Thomas Bell 9780822952732 1941, 1976
DIVERSITY IN THE WORKPLACE DAVID UNGER/DIANA ROBINSON (The instructor will be assigning articles as readings for class) N/A N/A N/A
EDUCATIONAL PLANNING MARY HELEN KOLISYNK The Man Who Hated Work and Loved Labor: The Life and Times of Tony Mazzocchi  Les Leopold 978-1933392646  
EDUCATIONAL PLANNING MARY HELEN KOLISYNK The Mind At Work-Valuing the Intelligence of the American Worker  Mike Rose 978-0143035572  
EDUCATIONAL PLANNING REBECCA FRASER The Man Who Hated Work and Loved Labor: The Life and Times of Tony Mazzocchi  Les Leopold 978-1933392646  
EDUCATIONAL PLANNING REBECCA FRASER The Mind at Work--Valuing the Intelligence of the American Worker Mike Rose 978-0143035572  
EDUCATIONAL PLANNING SHARON SZYMANSKI The Man Who Hated Work and Loved Labor: The Life and Times of Tony Mazzocchi Les Leopold 978-1933392646  
EDUCATIONAL PLANNING SHARON SZYMANSKI The Mind at Work--Valuing the Intelligence of the American Worker Mike Rose 978-0143035572  
EDUCATIONAL PLANNING RICHARD WELLS The Man Who Hated Work and Loved Labor: The Life and Times of Tony Mazzocchi Les Leopold 978-1933392646  
EDUCATIONAL PLANNING RICHARD WELLS The Mind at Work--Valuing the Intelligence of the American Worker Mike Rose 978-0143035572  
GLOBAL CIVILIZATIONS BOB LAZAR Guns, Germs and Steel Jared Diamond 978-0393354324  
GLOBAL CIVILIZATIONS BOB LAZAR How We Got to Now Steven Johnson 978-1-59463-296-9  
GLOBAL CIVILIZATIONS BOB LAZAR The Origins of the Modern World  Robert Marks 978-1-4422-1239-8  
GLOBAL CIVILIZATIONS K. BREZLER Guns, Germs and Steel Jared Diamond 978-0393354324  
GLOBAL CIVILIZATIONS DARINI NICHOLAS Guns, Germs and Steel Jared Diamond 978-0393354324  
GLOBAL CIVILIZATIONS DARINI NICHOLAS The Origins of the Modern World  Robert Marks 978-1-4422-1239-8  
GLOBAL CIVILIZATIONS SPENCER BASTEDO (The instructor will be using handouts from various sources) Jared Diamond 978-0393354324  
ISSUES IN PUBLIC ART AMY H. CHAPMAN Dialogues in Public Art  Tom Finkelpearl 9780262561488  
LABOR AND POLITICS ALEX GLEASON Listen, Liberal Thomas Frank  9781627795395  
LABOR AND POLITICS ALEX GLEASON The Age of Fracture Daniel T Rodgers  9780674057449  
LABOR AND POLITICS ALEX GLEASON Amusing Ourselves to Death Neil Postman 978-0143036531  
LABOR AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS ALEX GLEASON Listen, Liberal Thomas Frank 9781627795395  
LABOR AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS ALEX GLEASON Fear City  Kim Philips-Fein 9780805095258  
LABOR AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS ANTHONY THOMAS Raw Deal Steven Hill St. Martin's Press; 978-1250071583 Oct. 20, 2015
LABOR AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS ANTHONY THOMAS Listen, Liberal Thomas Frank Metropolitan Books; 978-1627795395 March 15, 2016
LABOR AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS ANTHONY THOMAS Temp Louis Hymon Viking Press; 978-0735224070 2018
LABOR AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS BRENDAN GRIFFITH Beaten Down, Worked Up: The Past, Present and Future of American Labor Steven Greenhouse 9781101872796 2020
LABOR AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS K. SPAULDING/T. JAMES Working Class New York Joshua Freeman 9781565847125  
LABOR AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS K. SPAULDING/T. JAMES What Makes New York City Run: A Citizen's Guide to How City Government Works Adrienne Kivelson 9780916130022 4th, 2019
LABOR AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS CLAUDIA SHACTER-DeCHABERT Saving Capitalism For The Many Not The Few Robert B. Reich & Alfred A. Knopf 978-0-385-35057-0 (hardcover; alk. paper) or  978-0-385-35058-7 (ebook) 2015
LABOR AND THE ECONOMY ALL SECTIONS Economics for the Rest of Us: Debunking the Science that Makes Life Dismal (any additional readings include particular articles) Moshe Adler 978-1595586414  
LABOR AND THE ECONOMY BETHANY BINGHAM Economics for the Rest of Us: Debunking the Science that Makes Life Dismal  Moshe Adler 978-1595586414  
LABOR AND THE ECONOMY BETHANY BINGHAM 10 Excellent Reasons Not to Hate Taxes Stephanie Greenwood 9781595581617  
LABOR AND THE GLOBAL WORKPLACE WENDY WEISMAN Globalization: Very Short Introductions Manfred Steger Oxford University Press: ISBN-13: 978-0199662661  
LABOR AND THE PIPE TRADES  NEHA KRISHNAN Economics for the Rest of Us: Debunking the Science that Makes Life Dismal  Moshe Adler 978-1595586414  
LABOR LAW HALUK SAVCI  Labor Guide To Labor Law Bruce Feldacker and Michael J. Hayes 978-0801452253  
LABOR MANAGEMENT IN PIPE NEHA KRISHNAN Economics for the Rest of Us: Debunking the Science that Makes Life Dismal  Moshe Adler 978-1595586414  
LABOR MANAGEMENT IN PIPE MELISSA UMBERGER Economics for the Rest of Us: Debunking the Science that Makes Life Dismal  Moshe Adler 978-1595586414  
LABOR ON FILM (this is an online only course) ANDREW TILSON Class Dismissed: How TV Frames the Working Class (Open Source Online) Anita Palathingal N/A  
LITERATURE AND SOCIETY ALL SECTIONS (check with your instructors for the required book(s) for your course section) Waiting for Lefty Clifford Odets 0822212153  
LITERATURE AND SOCIETY ALL SECTIONS (check with your instructors for the required book(s) for your course section) The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (Vintage International) Alan Sillitoe 9780307389640  2010
LITERATURE AND SOCIETY ALL SECTIONS (check with your instructors for the required book(s) for your course section) The Stonemason (Vintage) Cormac McCarthy 0-679-76280-9  1st Edition, 1995
LITERATURE AND SOCIETY ALL SECTIONS (check with your instructors for the required book(s) for your course section) "Nawabdin Electrician" (from 'In Other Rooms, Other Wonders-A Collection of Stories') WW Norton; The New Yorker; WNYC Daniyal Mueenuddin 9780393337204  2009
LITERATURE AND SOCIETY ALL SECTIONS (check with your instructors for the required book(s) for your course section) Sweat (Dramatists Play Service) Lynn Nottage 9780822237648  2018
LITERATURE AND SOCIETY ALL SECTIONS (check with your instructors for the required book(s) for your course section) The Metamorphosis (Bantam Classic) Franz Kafka 0-553-21369-5 1986
LITERATURE AND SOCIETY ALL SECTIONS (check with your instructors for the required book(s) for your course section) On the Waterfront (film screened in class) Elia Kazan (Director) N/A 1954
LITERATURE AND SOCIETY ALL SECTIONS (check with your instructors for the required book(s) for your course section) "A Song for Occupations" and other poems (hand outs provided by the instructor) Walt Whitman N/A  
LITERATURE AND SOCIETY AMY HOWDEN-CHAPMAN Waiting for Lefty Clifford Odets 0822212153  
LITERATURE AND SOCIETY AMY HOWDEN-CHAPMAN Sweat (Dramatists Play Service) Lynn Nottage 9780822237648  2018
LITERATURE AND SOCIETY AMY HOWDEN-CHAPMAN The Metamorphosis (Bantam Classic) Franz Kafka 0-553-21369-5 1986
LITERATURE AND SOCIETY AMY HOWDEN-CHAPMAN "A Song for Occupations" and other poems (hand outs provided by the instructor) Walt Whitman N/A  
OSHA AND THE ENVIRONMENT CHARLENE OBERNAUER The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World (TBA: the instructor to inform) Goodell, Jeff 978-0316260244 2017
OSHA AND THE ENVIRONMENT CHARLENE OBERNAUER Dying to Work: Death and Injury in the American Workplace (TBA: the instructor to inform) Karmel, Jonathan D 9781501709982 2017
OUR WORLD TRADE CENTERS ERIC DARTON Divided We Stand: A Biography of New York's World Trade Center Eric Darton 9780465027651 2011
OUR WORLD TRADE CENTERS ERIC DARTON The World Trade Center: Classics of American Architecture Anthony Robins 9780983227502  
PROJECT MANAGEMENT HENRY YU Project Management in Construction (7th Edition)  Sidney M. Levy 978-1259859700  
THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF NEW YORK ERIK FORMAN  Working Class New York  Joshua Freeman  978-1565847125  
THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF NEW YORK ERIK FORMAN  The Long Default William Tabb 978-0853455721  
UNION LEADERSHIP AND ADMINISTRATION ELLY SPICER (The instructor will be using ESC's current articles and videos) TBA N/A  
UNITED STATES HISTORY ALL SECTIONS A History of America in Ten Strikes Erik Loomis 9781620971611 1st Edition, 2018
WORKERS/ARTISTS ANDREW TILSON (Contact the Instructor or Course Coordinator) (Contact the Instructor or Course Coordinator) (Contact the Instructor or Course Coordinator)  
WORKERS, DISASTER CAPITALISM, AND STRUGGLE IN THE AGE OF COVID-19 SPENCER BASTEDO The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism Naomi Klein 9780312427993  
WORKING CLASS THEMES IN LITERATURE REBECCA FRASER The Color of  Water James McBride Riverhead Books; 10: 9781594481925; 13: 978-1594481925 1st Edition, Feb. 7, 2006
WORKING CLASS THEMES IN LITERATURE REBECCA FRASER Men We Reaped Jesmyn Ward Bloomsbury USA; 10: 1608197654; 13: 978-1608197651 Reprint Ed.; Sep. 16, 2014
WORKING CLASS THEMES IN LITERATURE REBECCA FRASER America is in the Heart Carlos Bulosan Univ. of Washington Press; 10: 0295993537; 13: 978-0295993539 Revised Edition; Feb. 21, 2014