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Some intellectual origins of the Labour left’s thought about Ireland, c.1979–97

Stephen Howe

in The British Labour Party and Twentieth-Century Ireland: The cause of Ireland, the cause of Labour

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719096013
eISBN:
9781526103963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096013.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

There is a considerable, often highly polemical, literature on Labour’s 1980s-90s internal battles, as there is increasingly on British political debates and policies towards Northern Ireland in ... More


The Militant Tendency comes to Ireland, c.1969–89

John Cunningham

in The British Labour Party and Twentieth-Century Ireland: The cause of Ireland, the cause of Labour

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719096013
eISBN:
9781526103963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096013.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Established by veteran Trotskyists, the Militant Tendency emerged in Britain in 1964. As other elements of Trotskyism oriented themselves to students and the youth counterculture, Militant remained ... More


Cityscapes of Violence in Karachi: Publics and Counterpublics

Nichola Khan (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190656546
eISBN:
9780190848460
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190656546.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book enlists some controversies that understanding, writing about and publishing on violence in Karachi entails. It brings into conversation some prominent academics—including anthropologists ... More


Beating the Bully

Carolina Bank Muñoz

in Building Power from Below: Chilean Workers Take On Walmart

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501712883
eISBN:
9781501714771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501712883.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Chapter 1 introduces the context for understanding Walmart in Chile and explores the book’s principle question, how do we makes sense of worker success in Chile, the cradle of neoliberalism. The ... More


Leveraging Power: Two Models of Successful Unionism

Carolina Bank Muñoz

in Building Power from Below: Chilean Workers Take On Walmart

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501712883
eISBN:
9781501714771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501712883.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Chapter 3 presents the analytical framework for the book. The warehouse union can be characterized by strategic democracy, whereas the retail unions are characterized by flexible militancy. The ... More


The Flexible Militancy of Walmart Retail Workers

Carolina Bank Muñoz

in Building Power from Below: Chilean Workers Take On Walmart

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501712883
eISBN:
9781501714771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501712883.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Chapter 5 discusses the retail workers in detail. The chapter analyzes workplace abuses, including human rights abuses and Walmart’s anti-union practices, organizing strategy, and outcomes for these ... More


At the crossroads: the Labour Party, the trade unions and the choices of direction for the democratic left

Chris Wrigley

in Labour, British radicalism and the First World War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526109293
eISBN:
9781526136015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526109293.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Wrigley provides a vital sweeping overview of the path the British Labour Party took during the war. Utilising comparative data highlighting the labour movement across Europe, Wrigley shows how the ... More


Living through war, waging peace: comparing Mary Macarthur and Sylvia Pankhurst

Deborah Thom

in Labour, British radicalism and the First World War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526109293
eISBN:
9781526136015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526109293.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Deborah Thom compares two central figures who were organisers of women during the war: Mary Macarthur and Sylvia Pankhurst. The contrast between them shows some of the problems of historical ... More


The Government Attempts to Take a Stand: The Establishment of the UAB and Mass Action

Stephanie Ward

in Unemployment and the state in Britain: The means test and protest in 1930s south Wales and north-east England

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719086809
eISBN:
9781781705995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086809.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

The protests in early 1935 against the newly established Unemployment Assistance Board drew crowds of hundreds of thousands and contributed to the government introducing a legal standstill of the ... More


Conclusion

Stephanie Ward

in Unemployment and the state in Britain: The means test and protest in 1930s south Wales and north-east England

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719086809
eISBN:
9781781705995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086809.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

The conclusion explains the differences in the response to the means test in south Wales and the north-east of England and highlights the importance of place, topography and political culture. ... More


Militancy

Naomi Paxton

in Stage rights!: The Actresses' Franchise League, activism and politics 1908-58

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526114785
eISBN:
9781526139054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526114785.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter looks at actresses who were involved in militant actions, both non-violent and violent, narratives and experiences of radicalization, arrest and imprisonment, and the suffrage plays in ... More


Second term as general secretary

Gregor Gall

in Bob Crow: Socialist, Leader, Fighter: A Political Biography

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526100290
eISBN:
9781526124173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100290.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Crow was returned unopposed for a further five-year term of office in 2006. His second term of office indicated that he had reached a peak – on which he would continue – in terms of dominating the ... More


Legacy and legend

Gregor Gall

in Bob Crow: Socialist, Leader, Fighter: A Political Biography

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526100290
eISBN:
9781526124173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100290.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter brings together the different themes and threads of this biography to provide an overall assessment and critique. It returns to the measure Crow against the functions and components of ... More


Making miners militant?: The Communist Party of Great Britain in the National Union of Mineworkers, 1956–85

Sheryl Bernadette Buckley

in Waiting for the Revolution: The British Far Left from 1956

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526113658
eISBN:
9781526132451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526113658.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The Communist Party of Great Britain (CPGB) was a visible presence across many significant trade unions in the post-war period, largely due to its industrial strategy. The party envisaged that ... More


Migrants, Militants, and Merchants: Ahmed’s Story, from Trader to Talib

Magnus Marsden

in Trading Worlds: Afghan Merchants Across Modern Frontiers

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190247980
eISBN:
9780190492205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190247980.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter explores in greater detail the relationships between the professional, Islamic, and regional identities of traders. It does so by focusing on the northern Afghan town of Kunduz and on a ... More


Militancy, Monarchy and the Struggle to Desacralise Kingship in Arabia

Ahmed Dailami

in Islam after Liberalism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190851279
eISBN:
9780190943028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190851279.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Thirty years of scholarship on Saudi Arabia has assumed a fused relationship between religious and political authority at the helm of a petro-state. This chapter questions the fundamental theoretical ... More


Car workers, trade unions and public discourse

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:
10.7765/9781526133403.00007
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter looks at the development of public discourse around trade union militancy and car workers between the 1940s and 1970s. This chapter argues that car factory activists confronted an ... More


Organising the car factories, 1945–64

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:
10.7765/9781526133403.00008
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Chapter 2 traces the development of motor industry trade unionism from the 1945 to 1964. Prior to World War 2, car workers had little tradition of labour militancy. Car firms were generally ... More


The Narrative of Uyghur Terrorism and the Self-Fulfilling Prophecy of Uyghur Militancy

Sean Roberts

in Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism in China: Domestic and Foreign Policy Dimensions

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190922610
eISBN:
9780190943165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190922610.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter provides a history of how Uyghur terrorism evolved out of a long-standing conflict between Uyghurs and states based in China through a combination of PRC policies to stifle dissent in ... More


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