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Labor disputes. Strikes and lockouts

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  • The 1984-85 Miners Strike in Nottinghamshireby Jonathan Symcox

    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 Colliery’s 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 Encyclopedia of Strikes in American Historyby Aaron Brenner; Benjamin Day; Immanuel Ness

    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...

  • 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...

  • The Miner's Strikeby Brian Elliot

    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...

  • The Miners' Strikeby Mark Harvey; Martin Jenkinson; Mark Metcalf

    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...

  • Molecular Geometry of Body Pattern in Birdsby Antonio Lima-de-Faria

    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...

  • 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...

  • Thunder in the Mountainsby Craig Collins

    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...