Punching out and other writings - Martin Glaberman, edited by Staughton Lynd

A great collection of the writings of former-auto worker Martin Glaberman, edited and introduced by Staughton Lynd, published in 2002. Covering topics such as life on the production line, the unions and methods of struggle.

Submitted by Steven. on June 14, 2014

Contents

1. The trade union movement

  • Punching out
  • The left-wing committeeman
  • Be his payment high or low
  • An injury to all (a review)
  • The labour movement is not dead
  • Walter Reuther and the decline of the American labour movement

2. The working class

  • Marxism, the working class and the trade unions
  • The Negro and the American labour movement (a review)
  • Black cats, white cats, wildcats
  • Imperialism and the Metropolitan working class
  • Work and working class consciousness
  • Back to the future: the continuing relevance of Marx

3. Revolutionary moments

  • Student unrest
  • The new left
  • Toward an American revolutionary perspective
  • Poland and Eastern Europe
  • The Marxism of CLR James
  • Reflections on Marxism and the politics of CLR James

4. Selected factory songs of Mr Toad

  • Appendix: the writings of Martin Glaberman, a preliminary bibliography
  • Sources

We heartily recommend you buy this book

Update: Book has been scanned with OCR for text recognition and added a table of contents.

Comments

Chilli Sauce

10 years ago

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Submitted by Chilli Sauce on June 14, 2014

Great addition to the library!

Tyrion

10 years ago

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Submitted by Tyrion on June 14, 2014

Any chance of getting this in ePub/mobi format? Looks really interesting

Steven.

10 years ago

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Submitted by Steven. on June 14, 2014

Tyrion

Any chance of getting this in ePub/mobi format? Looks really interesting

That would be great, but someone would have to OCR it. It wouldn't be that big a job as most of it is probably on libcom anyway (or elsewhere online) as individual articles, but there are some which aren't yet. If someone wanted to do it though we would really appreciate it

Aunty Jack

10 years ago

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Submitted by Aunty Jack on June 16, 2014

This looks great! Is there anywhere at all the book can be found in hard copy? Can't find it anywhere at all online or in libraries.

Chilli Sauce

10 years ago

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Submitted by Chilli Sauce on June 16, 2014

Looks like Amazon's got it:

http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss/191-9410427-1746006?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=glaberman%20punching%20out

Although if I recall correctly, Thoughtcrime Inc published it quite recently, although it appears there site is down at the moment.

redsdisease

9 years 12 months ago

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Submitted by redsdisease on June 17, 2014

Chilli Sauce

Looks like Amazon's got it:

http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss/191-9410427-1746006?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=glaberman%20punching%20out

Although if I recall correctly, Thoughtcrime Inc published it quite recently, although it appears there site is down at the moment.

The thoughtcrime pamphlet is just the essay 'Punching Out' without any of the other works in that book. The full book is listed on amazon, but not available.

UseValueNotExc…

2 years 4 months ago

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Submitted by UseValueNotExc… on January 21, 2022

Update: Book has been scanned with OCR for text recognition and added a table of contents.