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Labor disputes. Strikes and lockouts

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  • Thunder In the Mountainsby Lon Savage

    University of Pittsburgh Press 1985; US$ 14.95

    The West Virginia mine war of 1920-21, a major civil insurrection of unusual brutality on both sides, even by the standards of the coal fields, involved thousands of union and nonunion miners, state and private police, militia, and federal troops.  Before it was over, three West Virginia counties were in open rebellion, much of the state was... more...

  • The Homestead Strike of 1892by Arthur Burgoyne

    University of Pittsburgh Press 1979; US$ 24.95

    In 1893 Arthur Burgoyne, one of Pittsburgh?s most skilled and sensitive journalists, published Homestead , a complete history of the 1892 Homestead strike and the ensuing conflict between the Carnegie Steel Company and the Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel Workers.  Accurate, readable, and judiciously balanced in assigning blame, this... more...

  • The River Ran Redby David P. Demarest

    University of Pittsburgh Press 1992; US$ 25.95

    The violence that erupted at Carnegie Steel's giant Homestead mill near Pittsburgh on July 6. 1892, caused a congressional investigation and trials for treason, motivated a nearly successful assassination attempt on Frick, contributed to the defeat of President Benjamin Harrison for a second term, and changed the course of the American labor movement.... more...

  • Industrial Conflict in Britainby S.W. Creigh; Eric Wyn Evans

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 90.00

    First Published in 1977. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Strikebreaking and Intimidationby Stephen H. Norwood

    The University of North Carolina Press 2002; US$ 30.00

    This is the first systematic study of strikebreaking, intimidation, and anti-unionism in the United States, subjects essential to a full understanding of labor's fortunes in the twentieth century. Paradoxically, the country that pioneered the expansion of civil liberties allowed corporations to assemble private armies to disrupt union organizing,... more...

  • Workplace Conflictby Dr Maurizio Atzeni

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 115.00

    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...

  • Colours of Money, Shades of Prideby Fred Y.L. Chiu

    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...

  • The Battle of Blair Mountainby Robert Shogan

    Basic Books 2006; US$ 16.95

    This long-neglected slice of American history is a saga of the conflicting political, economic, and cultural forces that shaped the power structure of twentieth-century America. more...

  • Yearbook of Labour Statisticsby International Labor Office

    International Labour Office 2010; US$ 275.00

    Since its first edition in 1935-36, the Yearbook of Labour Statistics has established itself as the world's foremost work of statistical reference on labour questions, bringing together in systematic form a mass of data from a vast network of authoritative sources of information in some 190 countries... more...

  • New Forms and Expressions of Conflict at Workby Gregor Gall

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 110.00

    This collection analyses new forms and expressions of conflict at work under capitalism. Using theoretical and empirical approaches, it demonstrates an underlying historical continuity to new forms and expressions of conflict at work and a path dependency by country and culture. more...