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Journal of Labor Research

, Volume 13, Issue 1, pp 45–54 | Cite as

The work ethic, then and now

  • Seymour Martin Lipset
Symposium The Coming Labor Shortage

Keywords

Union Membership Work Ethic Average Annual Growth Rate Protestant Ethic Monthly Labor Review 
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© Journal of Labor Research 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Seymour Martin Lipset
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  1. 1.George Mason UniversityFairfax

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