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In Place of Strife? The parliamentary Labour right and the ‘trade union question’

Stephen Meredith

in Labours Old and New: The Parliamentary Right of the British Labour Party 1970-79 and the Roots of New Labour

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719073229
eISBN:
9781781701508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073229.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter investigates the parliamentary Labour right attitudes to industrial relations policy and trade union reform. In Place of Strife: A Policy for Industrial Relations was the first (recent) ... More


Clark Kerr: Leading Proponent of the Instrumental University

Ethan Schrum

in The Instrumental University: Education in Service of the National Agenda after World War II

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501736643
eISBN:
9781501736650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501736643.003.0003
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Chapter 2 explores the work of Clark Kerr as a thinker and university leader. It examines the Inter-University Study of Labor Problems in Economic Development directed by Kerr, one of the largest ... More


Paradoxes of internationalization: British and German trade unions at Ford and General Motors 1967-2000

Thomas Fetzer

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719080975
eISBN:
9781781706077
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719080975.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Paradoxes of Internationalization deals with British and German trade union responses to the internationalization of corporate structures and strategies at Ford and General Motors between the late ... More


UCS Work-in

W.W.J. Knox and A. McKinlay

in Jimmy Reid: A Clyde-built man

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620832
eISBN:
9781789629774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620832.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Chapter four deals with the UCS work-in: an event to which Jimmy Reid owes his fame and his place in the pantheon of Scottish radicalism. Although he was not the only leader of the workforce, it was ... More


Labour Markets and their Regulation: Industrial Relations and the Organization of Business and Labour

Georg Menz

in Comparative Political Economy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199579983
eISBN:
9780191846779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199579983.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This first empirical chapter provides an in-depth analysis of changes to the models of industrial relations in six countries, considering general patterns of change, their sources, and their precise ... More


Jimmy Reid: A Clyde-built man

W.W.J. Knox and Alan McKinlay

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620832
eISBN:
9781789629774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620832.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Jimmy Reid was probably the greatest political orator of late twentieth-century Britain. He was at the forefront of the major turning points in the history of industrial relations and politics in ... More


Industrial Action and Unfair Dismissal

K. D. Ewing

in The Right to Strike

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198254393
eISBN:
9780191681486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198254393.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter deals with the relevant provisions of the law of unfair dismissal for those engaged in a strike or other industrial action. Section 62 of the Employment Protection Act of 1978 (EPCA), ... More


The New Generation

Mark Wild

in Renewal: Liberal Protestants and the American City after World War II

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226605234
eISBN:
9780226605371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226605371.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter introduces some of the first major postwar renewal ministries and some of the major issues they addressed. The Church for the Fellowship of All Peoples in San Francisco, led by the noted ... More


Maritime Labour

David M. Williams and Andrew P. White

in A Select Bibliography of British and Irish University Theses about Maritime History, 1792-1990

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588504
eISBN:
9781786944931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588504.003.0012
Subject:
History, Maritime History

A bibliography of post-graduate theses concerning Maritime Labour, subdivided by British and overseas studies, and further subdivided by role:- Merchant Seafarers; Dock Workers; and Organised Labour ... More


German and British trade unions at Ford and General Motors: the local and national contexts

Thomas Fetzer

in Paradoxes of internationalization: British and German trade unions at Ford and General Motors 1967-2000

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719080975
eISBN:
9781781706077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719080975.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The chapter outlines the contextual framework, within which German and British trade union politics at Ford and General Motors evolved between the late 1960s and the early twenty-first century. The ... More


Industrial Relations and Inequality in the EU

Gerhard Bosch

in Europe's Income, Wealth, Consumption, and Inequality

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780197545706
eISBN:
9780197545737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197545706.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter begins with a summary, based on a number of key indicators, of the evolution of industrial relations in Europe. The fundamental importance for the primary distribution of income of ... More


Labour Law

Simon Butt and Tim Lindsey

in Indonesian Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780199677740
eISBN:
9780191757242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199677740.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Indonesian labour law was transformed after the fall of Soeharto, with workers granted many freedoms they had been denied under his rule. This chapter explains the rights and duties of workers and ... More


The Politics of Social Inclusion and Labor Representation: Immigrants and Trade Unions in the European Context

Heather Connolly, Miguel Martínez Lucio, and Stefania Marino

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501736575
eISBN:
9781501736599
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501736575.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

The book explores the question of social inclusion and trade union responses to immigration in the European context, comparing the Netherlands, Spain and the United Kingdom. Drawing on in-depth ... More


The war economy, 1941–45

Philip Ollerenshaw

in Northern Ireland in the Second World War: Politics, economic mobilisation and society, 1939–45

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719090509
eISBN:
9781781706206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090509.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

In this chapter, the experience of agriculture and key industries including textiles and clothing, shipbuilding and aircraft manufacture are considered, as are labour and industrial relations and how ... More


The Socialist Origins of Social Security

Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones

in The American Left: Its Impact on Politics and Society since 1900

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748668878
eISBN:
9780748695218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748668878.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Following the Los Angeles Times bombing of 1910, the federal government established a Commission on Industrial Relations with a view to reducing class tensions. The Research Division of the ... More


Apprenticeship

W.W.J. Knox and A. McKinlay

in Jimmy Reid: A Clyde-built man

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620832
eISBN:
9781789629774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620832.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Chapter two examines the making of a communist activist focussing on the 1952 apprentices' strike in Britain; an event that accelerated Reid's rise within the CPGB. Drawing on autobiographical ... More


Embedding neoliberal austerity: from New Labour to the Conservative government

David Etherington

in Austerity, Welfare and Work: Exploring Politics, Geographies and Inequalities

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447350088
eISBN:
9781447350118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350088.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

I will explore in this chapter the argument that whilst there were important policy shifts, the continuities with the Thatcher economics and social policy reflected neoliberal politics pursued by the ... More


Conclusion

Jack Saunders

in Assembling Cultures: Workplace Activism, Labour Militancy and Cultural Change in Britain's Car Factories, 1945-82

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526133397
eISBN:
9781526146649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526133403.00012
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

The conclusion will draw together the strands developed during the rest of the book. It will assert that historians of post-war Britain should pay closer attention to developments within the ... More


Introduction

Frances C. Galt

in Women's Activism Behind the Screens: Trade Unions and Gender Inequality in the British Film and Television Industries

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529206296
eISBN:
9781529214475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529206296.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter establishes the original contribution of the book by addressing why this research is necessary, where it sits within the existing literature and how this research has been conducted. ... More


Understanding and Framing the Questions of Trade Union Responses to Immigration and Social Inclusion

Heather Connolly, Stefania Marino, and Miguel Martínez Lucio

in The Politics of Social Inclusion and Labor Representation: Immigrants and Trade Unions in the European Context

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501736575
eISBN:
9781501736599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501736575.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter provides an overview of the challenges of studying and trying to understand the impact of new forms of immigration on labour and employment relations, considering questions of context ... More


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