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Varieties of Unionism: Strategies for Union Revitalization in a Globalizing Economy

Carola Frege and John Kelly (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199270149
eISBN:
9780191710353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270149.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

As unions face an ongoing crisis all over the industrialized world, they have often been portrayed as outmoded remnants of an old economic structure. This book argues that despite structural shifts ... More


Student Politics

Donatella della Porta, Lorenzo Cini, and César Guzmán-Concha

in Contesting Higher Education: Student Movements against Neoliberal Universities

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529208627
eISBN:
9781529208665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208627.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter examines the different dimensions of student politics and their differences in the four cases. Student organizations differ significantly across countries. Previous research has singled ... More


Radicals and Reformers: Anarchists, Electoral Politics, and the Unions, 1900–1910

Kirwin R. Shaffer

in Black Flag Boricuas: Anarchism, Antiauthoritarianism, and the Left in Puerto Rico, 1897-1921

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037641
eISBN:
9780252094903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037641.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter illustrates that during the first decade of U.S. rule, anarchists cautiously joined the AFL-linked Federación Libre de Trabajadores (FLT), assuming leadership roles in local unions, ... More


Beyond the Functionalist Bias in Urban Theory

Kian Tajbakhsh

in The Promise of the City: Space, Identity, and Politics in Contemporary Social Thought

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222779
eISBN:
9780520924642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222779.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the work of David Harvey concerning urban theory. It identifies the place that Harvey's reaffirmation of classical Marxism occupies within the discourse of Marxian urbanism and ... More


Freezers of Corpses and Sea Burials: The Liverpool Gravediggers' Strike

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/9781781380291.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The chapter examines the most notorious strike of the Winter of Discontent: the Liverpool gravedigger’s strike. The author immediately clarifies the popular claim that the Left-wing National Union ... More


The Scottish industrial politics of the strike

Jim Phillips

in Collieries, Communities and the Miners' Strike in Scotland, 1984-85

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719086328
eISBN:
9781781704691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086328.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This explores the strike's distinctive Scottish industrial politics. The chronological focus is mainly from March to October 1984, when support for the strike among miners was generally strong, but ... More


Meet Joe Copper: Masculinity and Race on Montana's World War II Home Front

Matthew L. Basso

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226038865
eISBN:
9780226044224
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226044224.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

“I realize that I am a soldier of production whose duties are as important in this war as those of the man behind the gun.” So began the pledge that many home front men took at the outset of World ... More


Crosscurrents: Myth, Memory, and Counter-Memory

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/9781781380291.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The chapter details the evolution of the myth of the Winter of Discontent, beginning in during the General Election campaign of 1979 and continuing on into 1980s when the Conservative Party ... More


Ending and aftermath

Jim Phillips

in Collieries, Communities and the Miners' Strike in Scotland, 1984-85

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719086328
eISBN:
9781781704691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086328.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This explores the ending and aftermath of the strike at a macro-level in Scotland, from October 1984 onwards. The roles of the Conservative government, NCB management and the police are considered. ... More


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