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- Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 21.99
In August 1981, the Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization (PATCO) called an illegal strike. The new president, Ronald Reagan, fired the strikers, establishing a reputation for both decisiveness and hostility to organized labor. As Joseph A. McCartin writes, the strike was the culmination of two decades of escalating conflict between controllers... more...
- Hong Kong University Press 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...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2001; US$ 28.95
In May 1914, workers walked off their jobs at Atlanta's Fulton Bag and Cotton Mills, launching a lengthy strike that was at the heart of the American Federation of Labor's first major attempt to organize southern workers in over a decade. In its celebrity, the Fulton Mills strike was the regional contemporary of the well-known industrial conflicts... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 28.75
De macht van de statistiek (1892?1899) is een ?koppige? geschiedenis van de Centrale Commissie voor de Statistiek, de voorgangster van het Centraal Bureau voor de Statistiek. Het is een collectief portret van de leden van de eerste commissie in 1892. Het waren wetenschappers, directeuren van onderwijs-, onderzoeks- en zorginstellingen, hoge ambtenaren,... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2009; US$ 23.95
The Great Industrial War , a comprehensive assessment of how class has been interpreted by the media in American history, documents the rise and fall of a frightening concept: industrial war. Troy Rondinone examines how the mainstream press along with the writings of a select group of influential reformers and politicians framed strike news,... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00
In light of the experience of the global financial crisis, this book develops concrete recommendations for financial sector reform and regulation in Asian economies aimed at preventing the recurrence of systemic financial crises, improving the ability to manage and resolve crises, managing capital flows and promoting the development of Asian bond markets.... 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...