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Liberalism, Socialism, and Labour

Michael Freeden

in Liberalism Divided: A Study in British Political Thought 1914-1939

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198274322
eISBN:
9780191599330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198274327.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Throughout the 1920s, liberalism operated on two levels — the ideological and organizational — making it appear to be engaged in a life and death struggle with the other main progressive force in ... More


Women and the Labour Movement in Scotland 1850–1914

Eleanor Gordon

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201434
eISBN:
9780191674884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201434.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This is a study of working women in Scotland in the period 1850–1914. In a scholarly analysis, based on a wide range of contemporary sources, the book uncovers the patterns of women's employment, ... More


NALGO—What Kind of Trade Union?

Mike Ironside and Roger Seifert

in Facing Up to Thatcherism: The History of NALGO 1979-93

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199240753
eISBN:
9780191696862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199240753.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter sets the scene, laying out the analytical framework and the position on industrial relations. It starts with a brief comment on the context of the National and Local Government Officers ... More


Artist Advocates: The Corporate and Entrepreneurial Generations of Arts Trade Union Activists

Daniel B. Cornfield

in Beyond the Beat: Musicians Building Community in Nashville

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160733
eISBN:
9781400873890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160733.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter looks at how a new generation of Nashville arts trade unionists is reinventing arts trade unionism for the contemporary generation of enterprising artists. With the advent of recorded ... More


Conclusion

Eleanor Gordon

in Women and the Labour Movement in Scotland 1850–1914

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201434
eISBN:
9780191674884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201434.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter concludes that the history of women's employment in Scotland from 1850 until the First World War is a strong confirmation of the view that women's subordinate position in the labour ... More


The Labour Problem

G. R. Searle

in Entrepreneurial Politics in Mid-Victorian Britain

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203575
eISBN:
9780191675874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203575.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In Britain, all businessmen were necessarily involved, in their day-to-day lives, in handling their work-force, and all would have had strong opinions on trade unionism and factory legislation. ... More


Trade-Union Strategies

J. E. M. Thirkell, K. Petkov, and S. A. Vickerstaff

in The Transformation of Labour Relations: Restructuring and Privatization in Eastern Europe and Russia

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289791
eISBN:
9780191684760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289791.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, International Business

The aim of the analysis in this chapter is to uncover the processes of strategy formulation and strategic choice in the trade unions, both in the wider context of the political transition as well as ... More


The Industrial Front and Trade Unionism

Geoffrey G. Field

in Blood, Sweat, and Toil: Remaking the British Working Class, 1939-1945

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199604111
eISBN:
9780191731686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604111.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

The chapter discusses British industrial mobilization and the introduction of a framework of manpower controls by Ernest Bevin, Minister of Labour. While limiting the freedom of workers, the controls ... More


NALGO: 1905–1978

Mike Ironside and Roger Seifert

in Facing Up to Thatcherism: The History of NALGO 1979-93

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199240753
eISBN:
9780191696862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199240753.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter provides an overview of National and Local Government Officers Association (NALGO)’s history up to 1978, and briefly looks forward to the 1980s. It identifies the changing forms of trade ... More


The Victorian Context

Mark Bevir

in The Making of British Socialism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150833
eISBN:
9781400840281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150833.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter explores Victorian culture using the concepts of tradition and dilemma to highlight both continuities and discontinuities. Continuities arose from the persistence of traditions from the ... More


Community, Agency, and Artistic Expression

Daniel B. Cornfield

in Beyond the Beat: Musicians Building Community in Nashville

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160733
eISBN:
9781400873890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160733.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter presents a new, post-bureaucratic research agenda in the new sociology of work derived from the sociological theory of artist activism. The agenda consists of three themes for future ... More


Disputes in Dundee's Jute Industry

Eleanor Gordon

in Women and the Labour Movement in Scotland 1850–1914

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201434
eISBN:
9780191674884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201434.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter deals with the women textile workers of Dundee, their unorganized action over wages and conditions, and their response to trade unionism. The analysis illustrates that despite the fact ... 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


Campaigns and Schisms, 1954–1964

STEPHEN HOWE

in Anticolonialism in British Politics: The Left and the End of Empire 1918-1964

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204237
eISBN:
9780191676178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204237.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Between 1954 and the election of the Labour Government in 1964, political decolonisation proceeded at an accelerated pace in Britain's remaining ... More


George Howell, the Webbs and the political culture of early labour history

Malcolm Chase

in Labour and Working-Class Lives: Essays To Celebrate the Life and Work of Chris Wrigley

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784995270
eISBN:
9781526128645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995270.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This essay focuses upon British trade unionism and examines the different interpretation of the formation and emergence of trade unions. George Howell, in his various writings, argued that trade ... More


The Union Context

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/9780198289197.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

Kessler and Bayliss (1992) illustrated how the union leaders were not prepared for the adverse political and economic changes that unions underwent in the 1980s. Since this study aims to analyse the ... More


Employers and Unions

Clair Brown, Yoshifumi Nakata, Michael Reich, and Lloyd Ulman

in Work and Pay in the United States and Japan

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195115215
eISBN:
9780199854820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195115215.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

How the Japanese system of management–union relations has contributed to economic growth by fostering productivity growth in excess of real wage growth is explored in this chapter. Specifically, it ... More


Workers, Unions, and Global Capitalism: Lessons from India

Rohini Hensman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231148009
eISBN:
9780231519564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231148009.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

While it's easy to blame globalization for shrinking job opportunities, dangerous declines in labor standards, and a host of related discontents, the “flattening” of the world has also created ... More


The Early Years in Sheffield, 1888–1917

in The Political Trajectory of J. T. Murphy

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237334
eISBN:
9781846313813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313813.003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

John Thomas Murphy was born in 1888 to a poor family in Wincobank, a small village on the outskirts of Sheffield. He received his elementary education at the Wincobank Council School, where he took ... More


Introduction: Globalisation and Labour Transnationalism

Ronaldo Munck (ed.)

in Labour and Globalisation: Results and Prospects

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238171
eISBN:
9781846313431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238171.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this book, which is about the impact of globalisation on labour and the so-called labour transnationalism. The book explores tensions between the ... More


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