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Moe, Terry M
Special interest : teachers unions and America's public schools / Terry M. Moe
Alternate Title Teachers unions and America's public schools
Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, c2011
book jacket
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 4th Floor  LB2844.53.U6 M64 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Teachers' unions -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Teachers -- Professional relationships -- United States
Physical Description x, 513 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p.407-496) and index
Contents The problem of union power -- The rise of the teachers unions -- Teachers and their unions -- Unions and school boards -- Are teachers underpaid? -- Collective bargaining -- Small victories for sanity -- Reform unionism -- The politics of blocking -- A critical juncture -- Appendixes -- A. Union membership and state labor laws -- B. The survey sample: comparisons to SASS -- C. Young teachers
Summary "Examines the history of teachers unions--their rise to power and the organizational foundations of that strength, use of collective bargaining and involvement in the political process, and unions' response to expanded use of technology in the classroom to teach children, and consequences for America's public schools"--Provided by publisher
Alternate Author Brookings Institution

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