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Women and the Labour Movement in Scotland 1850–1914

Eleanor Gordon

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201434
eISBN:
9780191674884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201434.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This is a study of working women in Scotland in the period 1850–1914. In a scholarly analysis, based on a wide range of contemporary sources, the book uncovers the patterns of women's employment, ... More


The Pitfalls of Comparative Labour History: How Comrades are Compared

Stefan Berger

in The British Labour Party and the German Social Democrats, 1900–1931

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205005
eISBN:
9780191676451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205005.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explains the objective of this book, which is to provide a historical comparison of the British Labour Party and the German Social Democratic Party (SPD) during the period from 1900 to ... More


The Battle within the Home: Development Strategies and the Commodification of Caring Labors at the 1975 International Women’s Year Conference

Jocelyn Olcott

in Workers Across the Americas: The Transnational Turn in Labor History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199731633
eISBN:
9780199894420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731633.003.0015
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

Transnational labor history—and labor history more generally—has focused overwhelmingly on commodified labor, but the vast majority of the labor performed by women historically has been ... More


An Overture

Kay Dickinson

in Off Key: When Film and Music Won't Work Together

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195326635
eISBN:
9780199851676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326635.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter criticizes the film and music combination in the motion picture Harum Scarum which starred Elvis Presley. It mentions critics' opinion that this is the worst movie in which Presley ever ... More


Social Regulation and Transatlantic Accumulation

Jordana Rosenberg

in Critical Enthusiasm: Capital Accumulation and the Transformation of Religious Passion

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199764266
eISBN:
9780199895359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764266.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, Religion and Society

Chapter Three builds on critical accounts of race and capitalism to argue for the influential force of colonial contexts on British moral philosophy. Though much transatlantic work has tracked the ... More


Introduction

Eleanor Gordon

in Women and the Labour Movement in Scotland 1850–1914

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201434
eISBN:
9780191674884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201434.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

The Introduction provides an overview of the issues covered in the book: working women in Scotland in the period 1850–1914. The issues covered include the pattern of women employment, their ... More


Transnational Migration: A New Historical Phenomenon?

Vic Satzewich

in Workers Across the Americas: The Transnational Turn in Labor History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199731633
eISBN:
9780199894420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731633.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

The past twenty years have seen a call for a new transnational perspective on migration and settlement, in that traditional approaches social scientists use to understand individuals who move and ... More


Human Rights and the Struggle to Define Hazards

Jeffrey Hilgert

in Hazard or Hardship: Crafting Global Norms on the Right to Refuse Unsafe Work

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451898
eISBN:
9780801469244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451898.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter reviews Anglo-American labor history to illustrate that the right to refuse unsafe work has been a struggle to decide who is empowered to define it. The right to refuse was protected as ... More


Guantanamo: A Working-Class History between Empire and Revolution

Jana Lipman

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255395
eISBN:
9780520942370
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255395.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Guantánamo has become a symbol of what has gone wrong in the War on Terror. Yet Guantánamo is more than a U.S. naval base and prison in Cuba, it is a town, and our military occupation there has ... More


Making History Every Day: The Iowa Labor History Oral Project and Popular Education

Jennifer Sherer

in Civic Labors: Scholar Activism and Working-Class Studies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040498
eISBN:
9780252098932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040498.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

In this chapter, the author presents an approach to teaching labor history drawn from her experience as an educator at the University of Iowa Labor Center. In particular, she focuses on the Iowa ... More


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