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The limits of trade union militancy

the Lancashire textile workers, 1910-1914

by White, Joseph L.

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Lancashire (England),
  • England,
  • Lancashire
    • Subjects:
    • Strikes and lockouts -- Textile industry -- England -- Lancashire -- History,
    • Lancashire (England) -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementJoseph L. White.
      SeriesContributions in labor history ;, no. 5
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD5366.T4 W47
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 258 p., [1] leaf of plates :
      Number of Pages258
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4569450M
      ISBN 100313200297
      LC Control Number77087965
      OCLC/WorldCa3446978

      The Industrial Relations Act (c) was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, since was based on proposals outlined in the governing Conservative Party's manifesto for the general goal was to stabilize industrial relations by forcing concentration of bargaining power and responsibility in the formal union leadership, using the . The two barriers are closely linked, in that their commitment to the maintenance of social peace, born of their dependence on the state, makes the higher-level trade union organisations very reluctant to sanction or encourage activism on the part of workplace trade unions which might give rise to labour conflicts and even to : Tim Pringle, Simon Clarke.

      1. Trade Union militancy 2. Militant suffragettes 3. House of Lords crisis people's budget 3. Opponents of Irish Home Rule. Free Trade Agreements are not, though, an economic game changer, or particularly quick to agree. The European Union has been negotiating an FTA with the South American “Mercosur” countries since We hear there may be a breakthrough soon. Then again we heard that earlier this year, and indeed in previous years.

        (The following is the text of a talk I gave at a recent conference, in June The fact that it was written for oral delivery accounts for some of its features, e.g., the minimal references, etc.) In recent years, Jane McAlevey, the influential labour organizer and labour studies academic, has mounted a vigorous case.   Martin Kraemer is member of the biggest trade union in the world, , and of a Socialist mass party he is ashamed to mention for the constant corporatist failure to realize its promises. He has been living in Eastern Poland for 7 years to compile a PhD on agricultural labour and revolutionary politics () in one single village.


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