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I Saw It Coming

Worker Narratives of Plant Closings and Job Loss

  • Authors
  • Tracy E. K’Meyer
  • Joy L. Hart

Part of the Palgrave Studies in Oral History book series (PSOH)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Tracy E. K’Meyer, Joy L. Hart
    Pages 1-12
  3. Tracy E. K’Meyer, Joy L. Hart
    Pages 13-33
  4. Tracy E. K’Meyer, Joy L. Hart
    Pages 35-60
  5. Tracy E. K’Meyer, Joy L. Hart
    Pages 61-96
  6. Tracy E. K’Meyer, Joy L. Hart
    Pages 97-135
  7. Tracy E. K’Meyer, Joy L. Hart
    Pages 137-153
  8. Tracy E. K’Meyer, Joy L. Hart
    Pages 155-162
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 163-185

About this book

Introduction

In this book, workers displaced by plant closings in Louisville, Kentucky tell their stories, emphasizing their agency, demanding respect for their skill, casting judgment on business and government for not showing that respect, and revealing a sense of alienation resulting from violation of their values and trust.

Keywords

business Factor government job security science and technology security trust

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230102262
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2009
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-53750-1
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-10226-2
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