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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 219.00
The unexpected patterns on a bird?s body are often seen as bizarre events that demand little attention. This book presents findings in molecular biology related to avian structure and function. After reading this, you'll never see birds the same way again. more...
- 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...
- 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 2011; US$ 8.99
John Lowe was at the forefront of the fight for jobs during the twelve months of the miners strike from 1984-5 as the elected chairman of Clipstone Collierys strike committee in the largely working county of Nottinghamshire. The dirty war fought by the Thatcher Government to defeat the formidable National Union of Mineworkers transformed... more...
- Lyons Press 2014; US$ 23.99
In this beautifully written and powerful memoir, author Craig K. Collins ushers readers down a remarkable path ? one that wends from the American frontier to present-day suburbia. Along the way, he explores the meaning of a history ? of his family?s and his country?s ? that is infused with the culture of the gun. Stops include an Indian massacre... more...
- Pen and Sword 2014; US$ 9.99
In addition to being the most bitter industrial dispute the coalminers' strike of 1984/5 was the longest national strike in British history. For a year over 100,000 members of the National Union of Mineworkers, their families and supporters, in hundreds of communities, battled to prevent the decimation of the coal industry on which their livelihoods... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 210.00
Strikes have been part of American labor relations from colonial days to the present, reflecting the widespread class conflict that has run throughout the nation's history. Against employers and their goons, against the police, the National Guard, local, state, and national officials, against racist vigilantes, against their union leaders, and against... more...