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- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00
Based on qualitative work in car plants in Argentina, this book offers new insights for an understanding of workers' collective struggles in a radical perspective. Criticizing the use of injustice as the basis of mobilization, it argues that workers' collective resistance should be seen as a function of the development of solidarity. more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2012; US$ 28.00
In 1950, Mexican American miners went on strike for fair working conditions in Hanover, New Mexico. When an injunction prohibited miners from picketing, their wives took over the picket lines--an unprecedented act that disrupted mining families but ultimately ensured the strikers' victory in 1952. In On Strike and on Film , Ellen Baker examines the... more...
- Constable & Robinson 2009; US$ 18.94
A controversial new investigation in the 1984 Miners strike and how it changed Modern Britain.The Miners' strike was a dividing line in Modern British history. Before 1984, Britain was an industrial nation, reborn from the ashes of the Second World War by Clement Atlee's vision of a welfare state. Most of the great industries were nationalised and... more...
- Franz Vahlen 2011; US$ 34.53
Hauptbeschreibung Nach einer allgemeinen Einordnung der Finanzierung von Unternehmen werden die einzelnen Instrumente der Außen- und Innenfinanzierung mit ihren theorie- und praxisrelevanten Merkmalen vorgestellt und mit zahlreichen Beispielen untermauert. Darüber hinaus wird auf Finanzinnovationen und Finanzderivate eingegangen. Einführendes Lehrbuch... more...
- University of Wales Press 2010; US$ 70.00
Work on the miners' Lock-Out of 1926 tends to focus on the perspective of the National Union of Mineworkers, while nothing has been written which attempts to examine, for example, how miner's wives coped for six months without pay. This book investigates the Lock-Out from the perspective of gender relations. more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2003; US$ 48.00
In June 1986, a Japanese watch factory in Hong Kong tried to fire 36 of its women workers. This provoked an unprecedented sit-in by 300 of the women employed at the plant. The sit-in lasted for 13 days and accounted for over half the days lost to labour unrest that year. more...
- Taylor and Francis 1977; US$ 90.00
Work stoppages - the British experience: strikes, H.A. Clegg; work stoppages in the United Kingdom 1951-1964 - a quantitative study, P. Galambos and E.W. Evans; strikes in the United Kingdom - recent statistics and trends, J.F.B. Goodman; strikes and the economy, T.G. Whittingham and B. Towers; recent British strike trends - a factual analysis, M.... more...
- Wharncliffe 2010; US$ 8.99
Facing probable redundancy in his mid-fifties, South Elmsall miner Arthur Wakefield, fought for jobs and communities throughout the great strike of 1984/85. He also kept a marvellous diary, recording his experiences, impressions and events in considerable detail. The diary is a unique personal day by day account of the most bitter industrial dispute... more...
- Wharncliffe 2004; US$ 8.99
Bruce Wilson's diary is an honest and action-packed account of what life was like for five young men on picket duty during the longest and most bitter industrial dispute in modern times: the 1984-85 miners' strike. Bruce and, younger brother Bob, along with mates Shaun, Darren and 'Captain' Bob crammed themselves into an old car or... more...