Empire of Timber: Labor Unions and the Pacific Northwest Forests (Studies in Environment and History) Erik Loomis » holypet.ru

May 18, 2017 · Erik Loomis is Assistant Professor of History at the University of Rhode Island. He is the author of Out of Sight: The Long and Disturbing Story of Corporations Outsourcing Catastrophe 2015. He writes on labor, environmental, and political issues at the blog Lawyers, Guns, and Money LGM. Loomis's book provides over a century's worth of history of labor-environmental relations in the Pacific Northwest logging industry. It's a very solid look at how both unions and environmentalists viewed the forest over this time, how this shaped public policy around protecting old growth forest, and how the famous animosity between the two groups ultimately exploded. Empire of Timber re-examines this history to demonstrate that workers used their unions to fight for a healthy workplace environment and sustainable logging practices that would allow themselves and future generations the chance to both work and play in the forests. Examining labor organizations from the Industrial Workers of the World in the 1910s to unions in the 1980s, Empire of Timber shows that conventional narratives of workers opposing environmental protection. Empire of Timber re-examines this history to demonstrate that workers used their unions to fight for a healthy workplace environment and sustainable logging practices that would allow themselves and future generations the chance to both wo The battles to protect ancient forests and spotted owls in the Northwest splashed across the evening news in the 1980s and early 1990s.

Erik Loomis New York: Cambridge University Press, Studies in Environment and History, 2016. xiv, 248 pp. Notes, index. $99.99 This fine book from Erik Loomis reexamines the Industrial Workers of the World IWW and the less-studied International Woodworkers of America IWA by placing struggles to limit labor exploitation in the context of efforts to protect forests.

ERIK LOOMIS' BOOK, Empire of Timber, examines the history of workers' environmental activism in the Pacific Northwest of the United States through five case studies of five different labour. E rik L oomis' book, Empire of Timber, examines the history of workers' environmental activism in the Pacific Northwest of the United States through five case studies of five different labour organizations. 3Erik Loomis, Empire of Timber: Labor Unions and the Pacific Northwest Forests New York, 2016. 4Robert Gottlieb, Forcing the Spring: The Transformation of the American Environmental Movement, rev. ed. Washington, DC, 2005; Kirkpatrick Sale, The Green.

Buy Empire of Timber 9781107565036 9781107125490: Labor Unions and the Pacific Northwest Forests: NHBS - Erik Loomis, Cambridge University Press. 作者: Erik Loomis 出版社: Cambridge University Press 副标题: Labor Unions and the Pacific Northwest Forests 出版年: 2015-9-23 页数: 247 定价: USD 103.00 装帧: Hardcover 丛书: Studies in Environment and History ISBN: 9781107125490. In Empire of Timber: Labor Unions and the Pacific Northwest Forests Cambridge University Press, 2015, the historian Erik Loomis examines the relationship between workers and their environments in this century-long history of timber workers in the Pacific Northwest. He shows that the “jobs vs. environment” tradeoff oversimplifies the history of natural resource workers who have,.

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