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New Labor Forum

New Labor Forum

eISSN: 15572978 | ISSN: 10957960 | Current volume: 33 | Current issue: 2 Frequency: 3 Times/Year
New Labor Forum is a national labor journal from the CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies, The Murphy Institute. Published three times a year, New Labor Forum provides a place for labor and its allies to test and debate new ideas. Issues we explore include (but are not limited to): the global economy’s impact on work and labor; new union organizing and political strategies; labor’s new constituencies and their relationship to organized labor’s traditional institutions; internal union reform and new structural models for the labor movement; alternative economic and social policies; and the role of culture in a new, revitalized labor movement.

Our core constituency consists of leaders and activists in organized labor, as well as academics and political and community activists whose work is linked to the causes championed by, and of interest to, working people and their communities. Our readers’ broad areas of interest cover the entire range of the humanities and social sciences.
New Labor Forum authors include:

• Elaine Bernard
• Kate Bronfenbrenner
• Jefferson Cowie
• Peter Dreier
• Liza Featherstone
• Jennifer Gordon
• Nelson Lichtenstein
• Walter Benn Michels
• Robert Pollin
• Adolph Reed
• Phil Thompson
. . . and many more

Please see the Aims & Scope of the journal from The Murphy Institute, at the CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies.

Paula Finn CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies, The Murphy Institute, USA
Steve Fraser CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies, The Murphy Institute, USA
Managing Editor
Andrea Selonick CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies, The Murphy Institute, USA
Books and Arts Editor
Gabriel Winant CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies, The Murphy Institute, USA
Consulting Editors
Joshua B. Freeman CUNY Graduate Center, USA
Kitty Krupat City University of New York
Penny Lewis CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies, USA
Stephanie Luce CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies, USA
Ruth Milkman CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies, USA
Ed Ott CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies, USA
Contributing Editor
Jeremy Brecher Labor Network for Sustainability, USA
Editorial Board
Elaine Bernard Harvard University, USA
Barbara Bowen Professional Staff Congress-CUNY, USA
Kate Bronfenbrenner Cornell University, USA
Arthur Cheliotes Communications Workers of America, Local 1180, USA
Mike Davis SUNY-Stony Brook, USA
Amy K. Dean The Century Foundation, USA
Steve Early Freelance Author, USA
Hector Figueroa Service Employees International Union, USA
Janice Fine Rutgers University, USA
Bill Fletcher Center for Labor Renewal, USA
Juan Gonzalez Rutgers University, USA
Marie Gottschalk University of Pennsylvania, USA
Gerald Hudson Service Employees International Union, USA
Lisa Jordan United Steelworkers, USA
Tom Juravich University of Massachusetts, USA
Robin D.G. Kelley University of Southern California, USA
José La Luz American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, USA
Nelson Lichtenstein University of Santa Barbara, USA
Ruth Needleman Indiana University-Northwest, USA
Ai-jen Poo Domestic Workers United, USA
Katie Quan University of California - Berkeley
Adolph Reed University of Pennsylvania, USA
Daisy Rooks University of Montana, USA
Andrew Ross New York University, USA
Kent Wong UCLA Labor Center, USA
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