Social Aspects of Industry: A Survey of Labor Problems and Causes of Industrial Unrest

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same work. The mandatory minimum wage, however, has been declared unconstitutional.The sweatshop represents a survival of the domestic system of manufacturing. Goods are made in the home rather than in the factory. Wages are low and unequal in the sweated industries, for individual rather than collective bargaining prevails. Organized labor has constantly opposed home work in its fight against the sweatshop. The state has made recourse to minimum wage laws as its weapon of last resort against the sweated industries.
Collateral Reading
ADAMS T. S. and SUMNER H. L., "Labor Problems", chaps. 2 and 4.
ATKINS W. E. and LASSWELL H. D., "Labor Attitudes and Problems", chap. 6.
BLOOMFIELD D., "Problems of Labor", pp. 419-435.
CARLTON F. T., "History and Problems of Organized Labor", chaps. 13, 14, and 15.
CHEYNEY E. P., "Introduction to the Industrial and Social History of England", chaps. 8 to 12.
COMMONS J. R., and ANDREWS J. B., "Principles of Labor Legislation", rev., chap. 4, 1927.
ELY R. T., "Outlines of Economics", chap. 23.
FAIRCHILD F. R., FURNISS E. S. and BUCK N. S., "Elementary Economics", vol. 2, chap. 52.
FURNISS E. S., "Labor Problems", chap. 6, and pp. 128-153.
HAMILTON W. H, "Current Economic Problems", pp. 591-612.
NEARING S., "Social Adjustment", chaps. 6 and 13.
SEAGER H. R., "Principles of Economics", chap. 30.
Survey, Feb. 6, 1915, "The Case for the Minimum Wage".
TAUSSIG F. W., "Principles of Economics", vol. 2, chap. 58.
WATKINS G. S., "Introduction to a Study of Labor Problems", chaps. 8, 9, and 25.
WEBB S. and B., "Industrial Democracy", pp. 749-760, edition of 1920.
YOUNG J. T., "The New American Government and Its Work", chap. 24.

References
ABBOTT E., "Women in Industry".
American Labor Legislation Review, especially for February, 1913; December, 1918; June, 1923; September, 1924; December, 1925.
ANDERSON A. M., "Women in the Factory".
ANDERSON M., "Wages for Women Workers". Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, January, 1919.
ANDREWS J. B., "Labor Problems and Labor Legislation".
ANDREWS I. O., "Minimum Wage Legislation".
ANDREWS and HOBBS, "Economic Effects of War upon Women and Children of Great Britain".
BAKER E. P., "Protective Labor Legislation".
BENNETT H. M., "Women and Work".
BROWN R. G., "Minimum Wage".
California Industrial Welfare Commission, Biennial Reports.
CLARK L. D., "Minimum Wage Laws in the United States", Monthly Labor Review, March, 1921.
Consumers' League of Cincinnati, "Women Workers in Factories".

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