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Bevin’s Union: Loyalism and Iconoclasm

David Howell

in MacDonald's Party: Labour Identities and Crisis 1922-1931

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198203049
eISBN:
9780191719530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203049.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

As the Labour Party's political and industrial leaderships moved rapidly to define and to consolidate their position after the August 1931 collapse of the Labour Government led by Ramsay MacDonald, ... More


The TGWU 6/612 Branch of the Unemployed: working-class politicisation and mobilisation

Brian Marren

in We shall not be moved: "How Liverpool's working class fought redundancies, closures and cuts in the age of Thatcher"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719095764
eISBN:
9781526109668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095764.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Chapter 4 demonstrates that the activists who were involved in the defeated Standard-Triumph strike of 1977-78 (highlighted in the preceding chapter) were instrumental in initiating a popular ... More


‘The Second Stalingrad’: The Road Haulage Strikes

Tara Martin López

in The Winter of Discontent: Myth, Memory, and History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380291
eISBN:
9781781381588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380291.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter briefly outlines the broader social, political, and industrial forces that incited road haulage disputes of the Winter of Discontent and then focuses on the lives of two key participants ... More


The Floodgates Open: The Strike at Ford

Tara Martin López

in The Winter of Discontent: Myth, Memory, and History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380291
eISBN:
9781781381588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380291.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter chart developments within Ford, laying specific emphasis on the shifts occurring amongst the rank and file, especially the gendered and racialized forces at play. In particular, the ... More


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