Political Science ETDs

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The purpose of this study is (1) to present a general background and description of the labor problem in New Mexico, and (2) to suggest possible programs for solution of the outstanding evils in the existing system. The economic or industrial set-up of the state is considered in its relation to the problems of labor; the organized labor movement is described and its efforts evaluated; the response of political parties to the labor problem is determined, party platforms and pledges are compared with legislation enacted; and finally, legislation for the welfare of workers and existing legal machinery for administration and enforcement of labor legislation are described and evaluated.

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Political Science

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Political Science

First Committee Member (Chair)

Arthur S. White

Second Committee Member

Thomas C. Donnelly

Third Committee Member

Marion Dargan



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