Labor and Religion

An issue of: Labor

Labor and Religion
Journal Issue Volume 6, Number 1 Published: 2009 An issue of Labor
Special Issue Editor(s): Leon Fink, Joseph A. McCartin
This issue explores the influence of religious institutions and traditions on American workers, labor movements, and organizations. Contributors investigate a wide range of historical connections between labor and religion, including such case studies as the farmworkers aligned with Cesar Chavez who marched for the Virgin of Guadalupe.


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1. The Force of Faith: An Introduction to the Labor and Religion Special Issue–Joseph A. McCartin

2. Sanctifying the Southern Organizing Campaign: Protestant Activists in the CIO’s Operation Dixie–Elizabeth Fones-Wolf and Ken Fones-Wolf

3. Working for the Sabbath: Sabbath in the Jewish Immigrant Neighborhoods of New York–Annie Polland

4. An “Indestructible Right”: John Ryan and the Catholic Origins of the U.S. Living Wage Movement, 1906 –1938–Laura Murphy

5. Building the Interfaith Worker Justice Movement: Kim Bobo’s Story–Joseph A. McCartin

6. Challenging Binaries: Working-Class Women and Lived Religion in English Canada and the United States–Lynne Marks

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