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1974—Marking Time

Douglas Wass

in Decline to Fall: The Making of British Macro-economic Policy and the 1976 IMF Crisis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199534746
eISBN:
9780191715884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534746.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter looks at the origins of the inflation which struck the developed world in the early 1970s, and the huge balance of payments imbalances which followed the explosion of oil prices in 1973. ... More


1976 Part 1—The Markets Take Over

Douglas Wass

in Decline to Fall: The Making of British Macro-economic Policy and the 1976 IMF Crisis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199534746
eISBN:
9780191715884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534746.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter goes through the climactic events of 1976 up to the point where the negotiations with the IMF began, starting with the continuing uncertainty in the minds of some members of the Cabinet ... More


The Scope and Structure of the Study

Roger Undy, Patricia Fosh, Huw Morris, Paul Smith, and Roderick Martin

in Managing the Unions: The Impact of Legislation on Trade Unions' Behaviour

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289197
eISBN:
9780191684685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289197.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

Throughout the 1980s and until the first half of the 1990s, Conservative governments were experiencing problems regarding unions and union management. Seeing this situation as both an economic and ... More


Fighting Fascism: the British Left and the Rise of Fascism, 1919-39

Keith Hodgson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719080555
eISBN:
9781781702406
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719080555.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

In the years between the two world wars, fascism triumphed in Italy, Germany, Spain and elsewhere, coming to power after intense struggles with the labour movements of those countries. This book ... More


Half-Hearted Regulation in the United Kingdom

Mark Hall and John Purcell

in Consultation at Work: Regulation and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199605460
eISBN:
9780191746062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605460.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

UK legislative initiatives concerning consultation were a reluctant response to EU requirements, resulting from European Court of Justice (ECJ) rulings and EU directives on EWCs and ICE. The ECJ ... More


From Managing Decline to Organizing for the Future

Melanie Simms, Jane Holgate, and Edmund Heery

in Union Voices: Tactics and Tensions in UK Organizing

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451201
eISBN:
9780801466021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451201.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter underlines the key themes that set up the evaluation of organizing policy and practice in British unions in order to make a clear statement about what has happened since the start of the ... More


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