Labor Studies Works

 

Recent Submissions

  • Hong, Michin; Harrington, Donna (Oxford University Press, 2016-08)
    This study examined how various types of resources influence perceived health of caregivers. Guided by the conservation of resources theory, a caregiver health model was built and tested using structural equation modeling. ...
  • Walker, Marquita (Taylor & Francis, 2017)
    This research explores control and gendered resistance strategies of female low-level hospitality workers and nineteenth-century black enslaved females by linking resistance patterns in historically documented slave ...
  • Walker, Marquita (Sage, 2016)
    This article explores United Needle Trades and Industrial Employees (UNITE) and Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees (HERE)’s strategic campaign to organize a diverse low-wage workforce of housekeepers in the hospitality ...
  • Mello, William J.; Quiero -Tajalli, Irene (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2011-04-08)
    Working class movements for social justice, such as Argentina’s Piqueteiro movement and Brazil’s Landless Peasant Movement (MST) have become permanent aspects of Latin American society. One of the most significant aspects ...
  • Walker, Marquita (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2011-04-08)
    Abstract: Grounded in constructivist/cognitive learning theory, this paper explores the assessment of student learning in one learning module in one Labor Studies class in one Midwestern university using alternative ...
  • Walker, Marquita (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2011-04-08)
    This paper explores the lived experiences of one group of dislocated workers in a hybrid advanced manufacturing training course in one large Midwestern city who became dislocated through the downsizing of a large manufacturing ...
  • Walker, Marquita (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2016-04-08)
    This research addresses the implicit bias women seeking to enter and remain in the male-dominated building trades experience as a result of their gender. Implicit bias within masculine dominated workplaces has a deleterious ...