Art Shostak PATCO collection
Scope and Contents of the Collection
The Art Shostak PATCO Collection, 1979-2005, consists of material from his research and relationship with PATCO: emails with PATCO members, NATCA members, and PATCO LIVES stalwarts, copies of mass media coverage of the strike and its aftermath. The collection also contains copies of unpublished articles and talk guidelines about aspects of the matter, as well as a PATCO reunion t-shirt.
- Creation: 1979-2005
- Shostak, Arthur B. (Person)
Restrictions on Access
Collection is open for research use.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Georgia State University is the owner of the physical collection and makes reproductions available for research, subject to the copyright law of the United States and item condition. Georgia State University may or may not own the rights to materials in the collection. It is the researcher's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and obtain permission from the copyright holder before publication, reproduction, or display of the materials beyond what is reasonable under copyright law. Researchers may quote selections from the collection under the fair use provision of copyright law.
Biography of Arthur Shostak
Arthur B. Shostak (1937-) is an American sociologist and futurist, and former professor of sociology at Drexel University. Born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1937, Shostak received his Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University in 1958, and in 1961 received his Ph.D. in Industrial Sociology at Princeton University. Until 1967 he taught at Wharton School of Finance and Commerce at the University of Pennsylvania. He became professor of sociology at Drexel where he taught courses on the effects of technology, industrial and urban sociology, and race and ethnic relations. In 1975 he began serving as an adjunct sociologist with the National Labor College and AFL-CIO George Meany Center for Labor Studies until 2000.
The Air Controllers' Controversy-Lessons from the Patco Strike (New York: Human Services Press, 1986), is recognized as a major work in the area of labor relations.
0.8 Linear Feet (in 2 boxes)
Language of Materials
The Art Shostak PATCO Collection consists of material from his research and relationship with PATCO, the Professional Airtraffic Controllers Organization. Arthur B. Shostak (1937-) is an American sociologist and futurist, and former professor of sociology at Drexel University.
The collection maintains its original order.
Donated by Art Shostak, December 2021.
Processed by Hal Hansen at the file level, February 2022.
- Art Shostak's PATCO Materials
- A Guide to the Collection at Georgia State University Library
- Hal Hansen
- February 2022
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