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Who Controls the Waterfront?

William J. Mello

in New York Longshoremen: Class and Power on the Docks

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034898
eISBN:
9780813038681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034898.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The characteristics that consolidated the waterfront labor process are indicative of the dialectical nature of power and work. Control over the workforce was vital. The longshoremen constituted one ... More


The Sufis of the Khānqāh

Nathan Hofer

in The Popularisation of Sufism in Ayyubid and Mamluk Egypt, 1173-1325

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780748694211
eISBN:
9781474416115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694211.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

In the previous chapter I argued that the Ayyubid and early Mamluk sultans’ interests in sponsoring Sufism at the Saʿīd al-Su ʿadāʾ were primarily two-fold: to support juridical Sufis in order to ... More


The Temper of the Times: Trade Unionism and Industrial Relations

Trevor Griffiths

in The Lancashire Working Classes c.1880-1930

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199247387
eISBN:
9780191714429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247387.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Over the half-century from 1880, class identities in Britain appeared to find their most overt expression in the growth of trade-union organisation. Associational ties, for long confined to craft ... More


Popular allegiance and side-changing among rank-and-file soldiers

Andrew Hopper

in Turncoats and Renegadoes: Changing Sides during the English Civil Wars

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199575855
eISBN:
9780191744617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575855.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Military History

This chapter establishes that many common soldiers changed sides when they were ordered to do so by their officers, or were required to do so when vanquished by the enemy. However, it suggests that ... More


Who Speaks for New York's Dockworkers?

William J. Mello

in New York Longshoremen: Class and Power on the Docks

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034898
eISBN:
9780813038681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034898.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The recurring wildcat strikes on the Port of New York between 1945 and 1951 had left business elites and political authorities alike searching for new devices to regain control. Placed within the ... More


The War Within: Battling for the Soul of the Union

Clarence Taylor

in Reds at the Blackboard: Communism, Civil Rights, and the New York City Teachers Union

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152693
eISBN:
9780231526487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152693.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the rise of left caucuses and their battle with the New York City Teachers Union's (TU) social democratic leadership. Communist control of the TU can be traced to the battles ... More


Orders Are Orders: The Rank and File

Erik Ching

in Stories of Civil War in El Salvador: A Battle over Memory

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628660
eISBN:
9781469628684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628660.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter looks at the last of the four memory communities that dominate the public discourse of collective memory about the civil war in El Salvador. This fourth group, comprised of rank-and-file ... More


Class Structure and the British Army

Nick Mansfield

in Soldiers as Workers

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781781382783
eISBN:
9781781383964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382783.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter argues that the army’s structure reflected class distinctions as they were developing in industrialising Britain, with officers, who purchased their commissions, coming from the gentry ... More


Religious People Are Not Scientists

Elaine Howard Ecklund and Christopher P. Scheitle

in Religion vs. Science: What Religious People Really Think

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190650629
eISBN:
9780190650650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190650629.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

It is often assumed that working in science precludes being religious. This assumption is reinforced by vocal atheist scientists. This chapter provides narratives from religious people who are ... More


Conclusion

Lewis H. Mates

in The Great Labour Unrest: Rank-and-file movements and political change in the Durham coalfield

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719090684
eISBN:
9781526109620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090684.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The conclusion ties together the main elements of the argument. The DFM, though comparatively unsuccessful in material terms, proved a highly effective vehicle in propelling a grouping of generally ... More


Rregarding the War from Campo Muslim

Thomas M. McKenna

in Muslim Rulers and Rebels: Everyday Politics and Armed Separatism in the Southern Philippines

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520210158
eISBN:
9780520919648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520210158.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter considers the armed separatist rebellion in Cotabato and its immediate aftermath from the perspective of its rank-and-file supporters, describing the Bangsamoro Rebellion as experienced ... More


The Great Labour Unrest: Rank-and-file movements and political change in the Durham coalfield

Lewis H. Mates

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719090684
eISBN:
9781526109620
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090684.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book analyses the ideological battle for control of the prestigious, influential and important––regionally and nationally–Durham Miners’ Association in the fascinating "Great Labour Unrest" ... More


The Tide of Democracy: Shipyard Workers and Social Relations in Britain, 1870-1950

Alastair J. Reid

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719081033
eISBN:
9781781702949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081033.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This study examines British shipbuilding and industrial relations from 1870 to 1950, addressing economic, social, and political history to provide a holistic approach to industry, trade unionism, and ... More


The struggle for control of the Durham Miners’ Association, 1890s–1915*

Lewis H. Mates

in Labour united and divided from the 1830s to the present

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526126320
eISBN:
9781526138798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526126320.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter addresses the complex interplay of disunities on three main levels; intra-organisational, inter-organisational and between labour organisations and spontaneous working-class protests. It ... More


The Selection of the Party Leader

VERNON BOGDANOR

in Conservative Century: The Conservative Party since 1900

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202387
eISBN:
9780191675317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202387.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter serves as a trenchant attack upon the received wisdom that the procedure has been antidemocratic, and shows that the main concern of the party during the 13 leadership changes which ... More


Rising Expectations and Brewing Conflict

Philip F. Rubio

in Undelivered: From the Great Postal Strike of 1970 to the Manufactured Crisis of the U.S. Postal Service

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655468
eISBN:
9781469655482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655468.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter looks at the low pay and poor working conditions in the late 1960s and the upsurge of rank-and-file postal worker reform campaigns against what they called “collective begging” of ... More


‘Not exactly the millennium’: The minimum wage campaign1

Lewis H. Mates

in The Great Labour Unrest: Rank-and-file movements and political change in the Durham coalfield

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719090684
eISBN:
9781526109620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090684.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter considers the re-emergence of the demand for a miners’ minimum wage and the origins and activities of a growing rank-and-file movement in the Durham coalfield advocating it. It begins by ... More


The Politics of Professionalism

RICHARD L. ABEL

in English Lawyers between Market and State: The Politics of Professionalism

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260349
eISBN:
9780191682094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260349.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Mature professions — of which late twentieth-century English law was a leading example — share several essential features. Disturbances in any of them can compel reconfiguration of all the others. ... More


Introduction

Philip F. Rubio

in Undelivered: From the Great Postal Strike of 1970 to the Manufactured Crisis of the U.S. Postal Service

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655468
eISBN:
9781469655482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655468.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter argues that this strike was a ground-breaking, successful rebellion against the federal government and postal union leadership. Both organized and spontaneous, it was a ... More


War and Revolution

Jakub S. Beneš

in Workers and Nationalism: Czech and German Social Democracy in Habsburg Austria, 1890-1918

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198789291
eISBN:
9780191831140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198789291.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter focuses on the Austrian workers’ movement during the First World War and the Habsburg Monarchy’s collapse, 1914–18. In these cataclysmic years, a new rift opened between the Social ... More


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