Today we continue our roundtable discussion on Nate Holdren’s Injury Impoverished: Workplace Accidents, Capitalism, and Law in the Progressive Era, just published from Cambridge University Press. Holdren delves into the history of the emergence of workers’ compensation law in the United States.Read more →
posts and bio Vilja Hulden
Vilja Hulden is instructor at the Department of History at the University of Colorado Boulder. Her work focuses on employer organizations' use of lobbying, publicity, and class-based social networks to push their agenda, and on how debates over who should govern at the workplace have shaped American ideas about governance, democratic participation, and the relationship between individual rights and collective action.