Fast Food Nation

to lexington nebraska a public forum conducted by

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: o disaster. For a contemporary view of nineteenth-century meatpacking, I relied mainly on Yeager, Competition and Regulation and Skaggs, Prime Cut. For the struggle to improve working conditions in Chicago’s Packingtown, see Unionizing the Jungles: Labor and Community in the Twentieth Century Meatpacking Industry, edited by Shelton Stromquist and Marvin Bergman (Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 1997). One of the essays in the book, “The Swift Difference,” by Paul Street, gives a strong sense of the corporate paternalism and decent working conditions that were later eliminated by the “IBP revolution.” For an account of that revolution’s leadership, see Jonathan Kwitny, Vicious Circles: The Mafia in the Marketplace (New York: W. W. Norton, 1979); James Cook and Jane Carmichael, “The Mob’s Legitimate Connections,” Forbes, November 24, 1980; and James Cook, “Those Simple, Barefoot Boys from Iowa Beef,” Forbes, June 22, 1981. Also see the inadvertently revealing corporate history by Jane E. Limprecht, ConAgra Who? $15 Billion and Growing (Omaha: ConAgra, 1989). Jeremy Rifkin’s Beyond...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 02/25/2014 for the course MGMT 120 taught by Professor Litt during the Spring '08 term at UCLA.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online