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Author Luce, Stephanie.

Title Fighting for a living wage / Stephanie Luce.

Imprint Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 2004.

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 Moore Stacks  HD4975 .L83 2004    Available  ---
Description xi, 266 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [243]-256) and index.
Contents The politics of implementation -- Setting the stage: the political and economic context -- Overview of the movement -- A closer look at living wage campaigns -- Living wage outcomes -- Implementation: what happens after laws are passed? -- Fighting from the outside -- Coalitions playing a formal role -- Factors needed for successful implementation: inside and outside strategies -- Other outcomes beyond implementation -- The future of the living wage movement and lessons for policy implementation.
Subject Living wage movement -- United States.
Minimum wage -- United States.
Wages -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Cost and standard of living -- United States.
Income -- United States.
Poverty -- United States.
Family policy -- United States.
ISBN 0801442877 (cloth : alk. paper)
0801489474 (pbk. : alk. paper)