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Author Witwer, David Scott.
Title Corruption and reform in the Teamsters Union / David Witwer.
Imprint Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2003.

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  HD6515.T22 I58 2003    AVAILABLE  
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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  HD6515.T22 I58 2003    AVAILABLE  
Author Witwer, David Scott.
Series The working class in American history.
Working class in American history.
Subject International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chauffeurs, Warehousemen, and Helpers of America -- History.
International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chauffeurs, Warehousemen, and Helpers of America -- Corrupt practices -- History.
Teamsters -- Labor unions -- United States -- History.
Truck drivers -- Labor unions -- United States -- History.
Labor unions -- United States -- History.
Description viii, 298 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [241]-292) and index.
Contents Building a teamsters union -- One version of corruption : Teamsters as tyrants of the street -- Corruption viewed through union members' eyes and reform via secession -- Tobins' Union in a period of transition, 1910-40 -- "The most racketeer-ridden union in the United States": the problem of corruption in the teamsters union during the 1930s -- The possibilities and limitations of union reform during the 1930s -- "It's a business with me": the teamsters union in the 1950s under Dave Beck and Jimmy Hoffa -- The revelations of the McClellan Committee: corruption in the Teamsters during the 1950s -- Raising the specter of Hoffa: how the McClellan Committee shaped perceptions of union corruption -- Reform in the age of Hoffa.
ISBN 0252028252
OCLC # 50476603
Table of Contents
 Acknowledgments 
 Introduction1
Pt. 1The Opening Decade 
1Building a Teamsters Union7
2One Version of Corruption: Teamsters as Tyrants of the Street20
3Corruption Viewed through Union Members' Eyes and Reform via Secession38
Pt. 2The 1930s 
4Tobin's Union in a Period of Transition, 1910-4061
5"The Most Racketeer-Ridden Union in the United States": The Problem of Corruption in the Teamsters Union during the 1930s78
6The Possibilities and Limitations of Union Reform during the 1930s105
Pt. 3The Age of Hoffa: The 1950s and 1960s 
7"It's Business with Me": The Teamsters Union in the 1950s under Dave Beck and Jimmy Hoffa131
8The Revelations of the McClellan Committee: Corruption in the Teamsters during the 1950s157
9Raising the Specter of Hoffa: How the McClellan Committee Shaped Perceptions of Union Corruption183
10Reform in the Age of Hoffa212
 Conclusion235
 Notes241
 Index293