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The Special Relationship

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/9780198203049.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

When the Labour Party led by Ramsay MacDonald took office for the second time in June 1929, Walter Citrine, the General Secretary of the Trades Union Congress (TUC), hoped that his organization's ... More


Labour Law

Hiroshi Oda

in Japanese Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199232185
eISBN:
9780191705335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232185.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter discusses Japanese labour law. Topics covered include the development of labour law legislation, constitutional guarantees, employment relations, collective labour relations, and ... More


Industrial Protest, Custom, and Law

Adrian Randall

in Riotous Assemblies: Popular Protest in Hanoverian England

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259908
eISBN:
9780191717444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259908.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines industrial protest in England before the 1790s. As in all other forms of popular protest, the development of industrial protest depended not just upon an evolving capitalist ... More


Conflict and Negotiation

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/9780198203049.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The first week of the first Labour Government, led by Ramsay MacDonald, saw a national strike by members of the Associated Society of Locomotive Engineers and Firemen (ASLEF). Most of their footplate ... More


Resisting Yankee Capitalism

Andrew Gordon

in Fabricating Consumers: The Sewing Machine in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520267855
eISBN:
9780520950313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267855.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Employees of the Singer Sewing Machine Company organized two labor disputes. The disputes were notable for the leading role played by managers and sellers, for their tactics—a virtual takeover of the ... More


Services

Robert J. Bennett

in Local Business Voice: The History of Chambers of Commerce in Britain, Ireland, and Revolutionary America, 1760-2011

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199584734
eISBN:
9780191731105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584734.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Chambers bundled the activities of voice and places to meet with a range of other services. This chapter gives the first long-term and detailed analysis of how these evolved. It covers commercial ... More


Labour dispute at the Hong Kong Artificial Flower Works:: The immediate trigger of the 1967 riots

Gary Ka-wai Cheung

in Hong Kong's Watershed: The 1967 Riots

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090897
eISBN:
9789882207011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090897.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

The political struggle between the colonial government and the leftist camp started in a plastic flower factory in San Po Kong, Kowloon. The plastic flower industry had emerged as a booming industry ... More


Rewriting the Meaning of Silence: Latin American Migrant Workers from Kanagawa City Union

Reiko Shindo

in Belonging in Translation: Solidarity and Migrant Activism in Japan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781529201871
eISBN:
9781529201918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201871.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses how migrant workers of Kanagawa City Union (KCU), who are largely from Latin American countries, participated in the annual negotiation meeting with government representatives ... More


Female Strikers in Recent Decades and the Politics of Memory

Hwasook Nam

in Women in the Sky: Gender and Labor in the Making of Modern Korea

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781501758263
eISBN:
9781501758287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501758263.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter steps into the post-1987, post-developmental period of democratization and neoliberal transformation in South Korea and considers the conditions that shaped the invisibility of yŏgong ... More


Reconversion and the Origin of Bargained Plans

Michael A. McCarthy

in Dismantling Solidarity: Capitalist Politics and American Pensions since the New Deal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780801454226
eISBN:
9781501708206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454226.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter offers a explanation of the proliferation of occupational pension plans after World War II. Principally, it shows that private pension development was neither the result of policy ... More


Confronting the Barons: Immigrant Workers and Individual Moguls

Robert F. Zeidel

in Robber Barons and Wretched Refuse: Ethnic and Class Dynamics during the Era of American Industrialization

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748318
eISBN:
9781501748332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748318.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter evaluates how the fundamental question of whether business interests bore responsibility for attracting pernicious foreigners dominated the 1890s. Personal connections, such as the one ... More


Prelude to the 1967 riots

Gary Ka-wai Cheung

in Hong Kong's Watershed: The 1967 Riots

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090897
eISBN:
9789882207011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090897.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter begins by discussing a hunger strike, staged by a young man named So Sau-chung, for the purpose of encouraging the Star Ferry Concourse to withdraw its proposal to increase the fare of ... More


Porfirian Industrial Relations and the Rights of Labor

in The Making of Law: The Supreme Court and Labor Legislation in Mexico, 1875-1931

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804775519
eISBN:
9780804783484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804775519.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Under the administration of Porfirio Díaz, the Mexican government often intervened in labor disputes between 1875 and 1910, invoking their police power to maintain peace during strikes or acting upon ... More


The Supreme Court and Labor Law, 1917–1924

in The Making of Law: The Supreme Court and Labor Legislation in Mexico, 1875-1931

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804775519
eISBN:
9780804783484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804775519.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter focuses on the Mexican Supreme Court's adjudication of labor cases between 1917 and 1924 and argues that its political position, shaped by external factors, was affected more generally ... More


Labor Protest in Russia’s Hybrid Regime

Stephen Crowley

in Putin's Labor Dilemma: Russian Politics between Stability and Stagnation

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781501756276
eISBN:
9781501756306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501756276.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This chapter assesses Russia's labor relations and labor protest. The avenues for resolving labor disputes have become so restricted under Vladimir Putin that often the only recourse is spontaneous ... More


Individual Dispute Resolution

Wenfang Tang

in Populist Authoritarianism: Chinese Political Culture and Regime Sustainability

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190205782
eISBN:
9780190461928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190205782.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 7 continues the theme of contentious politics by focusing on dispute resolution at the individual level. This chapter demonstrates at least three interesting findings. First, labor disputes ... More


Free Labor and the Federal Judiciary, 1875–1910

in The Making of Law: The Supreme Court and Labor Legislation in Mexico, 1875-1931

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804775519
eISBN:
9780804783484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804775519.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

A look at the cases handled by Mexico's Supreme Court involving labor issues between 1874 and 1910 suggests that the high court always sided with the laborer against the local authority and hacendado ... More


Introduction

in The Making of Law: The Supreme Court and Labor Legislation in Mexico, 1875-1931

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804775519
eISBN:
9780804783484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804775519.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book documents the development of labor law in Mexico from 1875 to 1931. It examines the role of labor law and workers' movements in the organization of the new state and its corresponding ... More


Afterword: Unfinished Business

Cecelia Tichi

in Jack London: A Writer's Fight for a Better America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469622668
eISBN:
9781469625065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622668.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This afterword discusses some of the social issues that became Jack London's unfinished business because of his death. London supported the nationwide ban on alcoholic beverages, which could be ... More


Saint Franklin: Journeymen Printers and the Medium of Democratic Virtue

in A Nation of Speechifiers: Making an American Public after the Revolution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226180199
eISBN:
9780226180212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226180212.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

After his death in 1790, Benjamin Franklin was lavished with praise by many men and women, the most vocally ardent of whom were American journeymen printers. Two such printers were Adoniram Chandler, ... More


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