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Michael Zweig
Professor EMERITUS
FORMER Director, Center for Study of Working Class Life



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Courses Taught


  • Introduction to Economics
  • Marxist Political Economy
  • Labor Economics
  • Class Structure of the United States

Selected Publications

  • "Six Points on Class," in Monthly Review, 58, 3, July-august 2006.
  • Executive Producer, "Meeting Face to Face: the Iraq-U.S. Labor Solidarity Tour."
  • "Class as a Question in Economics," in John Russo and Sherry Linkon (eds.) New Working-Class Studies, Cornell University Press, 2005.
  • What's Class Got to Do with it? American Society in the Twenty-first Century, (editor) Cornell University Press, 2004.
  • The Working Class Majority: America's Best Kept Secret, Cornell University Press, 2000.
  • "Qualitative and Quantitative Methods: A New Design for Introductory Economics," (with William Dawes), The American Economist, 44(2), Fall 2000.
  • "Teaching to Student Values in the Early Nineties," Review of Radical Political Economics, 1992.
  • Religion and Economic Justice, (editor) Temple University Press, 1991.

Grants, Honors, and Awards

  • State University Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1991
  • President's Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1991
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