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- DescriptionPresents a reappraisal of the causes and consequences of a movement that ultimately transformed the nature of social insurance and the American workplace. This book argues that workers' compensation, rather than being an early progressive victory, succeeded because all relevant parties - labor, lawyers, and legislators - benefited from the ruling.
- Author BiographyPrice V. Fishback is the Frank and Clara Kramer Professor of Economics at the University of Arizona and a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research. He is the author of Soft Coal, Hard Choices: The Economic Welfare of Bituminous Coal Miners, 1890 - 1930. Shawn Everett Kantor is professor of economics at the University of California, Merced. He is the author of Politics and Property Rights: The Closing of the Open Range in the Postbellum South, also published by the University of Chicago Press.
- Author(s)Price V. Fishback,Shawn Everett Kantor
- PublisherThe University of Chicago Press
- Date of Publication21/04/2006
- GenreHistory: World & General
- Series TitleNational Bureau of Economic Research - Long Term Factors in Economic Development
- Place of PublicationChicago, IL
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of Chicago Press
- Content Note27 tables
- Weight450 g
- Width180 mm
- Height229 mm
- Edition StatementNew edition
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