Covering for the Bosses: Labor and the Southern Press by Joseph B. Atkins,Stanley Aronowitz

By Joseph B. Atkins,Stanley Aronowitz

Covering for the Bosses: exertions and the Southern Press probes the tricky dating among the click and arranged exertions within the South from the earlier to the current day. Written by means of a veteran journalist and first-hand observer of the hard work flow and its therapy within the region's newspapers and different media, the textual content makes a speciality of the fashionable South that has advanced considering the fact that international warfare II.

In collecting fabrics for this e-book, Joseph B. Atkins crisscrossed the zone, interviewing staff, managers, hard work organizers, immigrants, activists, and newshounds, and canvassing hard work files. utilizing person occasions to bare the vast photo, Covering for the Bosses is a private trip by means of a fabric employees son who grew up in North Carolina, labored on tobacco farms and in cloth vegetation as a tender guy, and went directly to conceal as a reporter a few of the advancements defined during this ebook.

Atkins info the autumn of the once-dominant cloth and the region's emergence because the "Sunbelt South." He explores the appearance of "Detroit South" with the arriving of international automakers from Japan, Germany, and South Korea. and eventually he relates the consequences of the inflow of hundreds of thousands of staff from Mexico and in other places. Covering for the Bosses indicates how, with few exceptions, the click has been a key companion within the robust alliance of commercial and political pursuits that hold the South the nation's least-unionized area.

Joseph B. Atkins is a commonly released journalist, professor of journalism on the collage of Mississippi, and editor of The venture: Journalism, Ethics, and the World. Stanley Aronowitz is professor of sociology and cultural reports on the Graduate middle of the town collage of recent York. he's the writer, such a lot lately, of Left flip: Forging a brand new Political Future; The wisdom Factory; and How type Works.

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