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Status and Prospects of German Trade-Unions and Works Councils: (May 27, 1946)

Herbert Marcuse

in Secret Reports on Nazi Germany: The Frankfurt School Contribution to the War Effort

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691134130
eISBN:
9781400846467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691134130.003.0031
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter evaluates the status and prospects of trade unions and works councils in Nazi Germany. The report details that the German trade-union movement has developed in a different direction from ... More


Change and Reform in the British Workplace

Brian Towers

in The Representation Gap: Change and Reform in the British and American Workplace

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289463
eISBN:
9780191684715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289463.003.0055
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

During the 1970s, in the UK little support was given for putting workers on private sector enterprise boards in measures for extending democracy into the workplace. In spite of how the Bullock ... More


Trade Unions Legalized

MARK CURTHOYS

in Governments, Labour, and the Law in Mid-Victorian Britain: The Trade Union Legislation of the 1870s

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199268894
eISBN:
9780191708466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268894.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In July 1869, the Liberal government in Britain had committed itself to allowing trade unions a recognized legal status on the condition that their objectives were not actually criminal. The ... More


Labor Control Regimes in Zambia and Kenya

Adrienne LeBas

in From Protest to Parties: Party-Building and Democratization in Africa

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199546862
eISBN:
9780191728594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546862.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Chapter 4 examines the different paths that state–labor relations took in the book’s two other cases, Zambia and Kenya. As in Zimbabwe, the Zambian state passed legislation that strengthened and ... More


Ballots, Elections, and Union Government

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/9780198289197.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

This chapter provides a detailed analysis on the impact of the changes in both the Trade Union Act (TUA) 1984 and the Employment Act (EA) 1988 on the union government. Because the Conservatives ... More


Corporatism in Zimbabwe

Adrienne LeBas

in From Protest to Parties: Party-Building and Democratization in Africa

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199546862
eISBN:
9780191728594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546862.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The first of the book’s six empirical chapters examines the origins and character of the labor movement in Zimbabwe. The chapter first addresses the state of trade unions at independence, pointing ... More


Workers

Alan Bullock and F. W. D. Deakin

in France 1848–1945

Published in print:
1973
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221043
eISBN:
9780191678400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221043.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The French Revolution had done little for the worker. He was given the right to practise any trade he pleased – the corporations were abolished – but subject to important and humiliating ... More


Weak Ties in Zambia and Kenya

Adrienne LeBas

in From Protest to Parties: Party-Building and Democratization in Africa

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199546862
eISBN:
9780191728594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546862.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Chapter 6 argues that civic life in both Zambia and Kenya was characterized by weak social ties, which impeded party-building before and after democratic transitions began. The structure of these ... More


Internationalization and the paradox of domestic trade union practices

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/9780719080975.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The chapter takes issue with a tendency for polar juxtapositions in the industrial relations literature on how internationalization affects domestic trade union practices. Instead of drawing a ... More


“Where There Are Workers, There Should Be Trade Unions”: Union Organizing in the Era of Growing Informal Employment

Mingwei Liu

in From Iron Rice Bowl to Informalization: Markets, Workers, and the State in a Changing China

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450242
eISBN:
9780801462931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450242.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter examines union organizing in China. It discusses the institutional innovations of regional unions that have organized community unions, market unions, office building unions, and union ... More


Women’s suffrage and women’s trade unionism

Sonja Tiernan (ed.)

in The Political Writings of Eva Gore-Booth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719088742
eISBN:
9781781708859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088742.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Gore-Booth was adamant that industrial and political reforms were intrinsically linked. In her many writings on this subject, she argued that it was not enough to grant women the vote with property ... More


Opposition and Collective Identity in Zimbabwe

Adrienne LeBas

in From Protest to Parties: Party-Building and Democratization in Africa

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199546862
eISBN:
9780191728594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546862.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Chapter 5 addresses the process by which the Zimbabwean labor movement moved from ally to adversary. As in other African countries, the implementation of economic structural adjustment in Zimbabwe in ... More


Socialist Alternatives in the Crisis of 1921

Robert Daniels

in The Rise and Fall of Communism in Russia

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106497
eISBN:
9780300134933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106497.003.0014
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Russian revolutions of 1917 were driven by socialism, embraced by revolutionaries of whatever party affiliation as a utopian antithesis to present reality rather than a projected set of ... More


The workers' movement

Martin Upchurch and Darko Marinković

in Workers and revolution in Serbia: From Tito to Miloevic and beyond

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719085086
eISBN:
9781781706114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085086.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the problems of labour weakness in post Communist transformation. Structural and agency factors are considered before presenting an account through social movement theory of ... More


Embodied spaces and violent protest

Katrina Navickas

in Protest and the Politics of Space and Place, 1789-1848

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097058
eISBN:
9781526104144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097058.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

The 1830s were the ‘age of reform’. This chapter examines the bodily and often violent protests against the Whig reforms and legislation of the 1830s, especially the 1832 Anatomy act, the new poor ... More


The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly: Eric Williams and the Labor Movement in Trinidad and Tobago, 1955–1981

Jerome Teelucksingh

in The Legacy of Eric Williams: Into the Postcolonial Moment

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628462425
eISBN:
9781626746985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462425.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter details Eric Williams’ relationship with various unions in the Trinidadian political scene. His ability to pacify the working masses through the University of Woodford Square is ... More


From Homeland to Statehood

Adam M. Howard

in Sewing the Fabric of Statehood: Garment Unions, American Labor, and the Establishment of the State of Israel

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041464
eISBN:
9780252050060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041464.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The 1939 McDonald White Paper proved calamitous for European Jews as it severely limited immigration to Palestine. This led the AFL and the recently formed CIO to pressure the British government to ... 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


Internationalization and the Paradox of Cross-Border Trade Union Cooperation

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/9780719080975.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The chapter demonstrates that investment competition was paradoxically the most important precondition for the emergence of cross-border trade union cooperation initiatives at Ford and General ... More


Gender, Rhetoric and Regulation: Women's work in the Civil Service and the London County Council, 1900-55

Helen Glew is Senior Lecturer in History at the University of Westminster

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719090271
eISBN:
9781526104458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090271.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Collectively, the Civil Service and the London County Council (LCC) employed tens of thousands of women in Britain in the early twentieth century. As public employers, these institutions remained ... More


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