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- 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...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 1992; US$ 32.95
Paul Krause calls upon the methods and insights of labor history, intellectual history, anthropology, and the history of technology to situate the events of the lockout and their significance in the broad context of America?s Guilded Age. Utilizing extensive archival material, much of it heretofore unknown, he reconstructs the social, intellectual,... more...
- 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, 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 University of North Carolina Press 2001; US$ 30.00
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...
- 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...