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British trade unions, 1945-1995

Author: Chris Wrigley
Publisher: Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press : Distributed in the U.S. by St. Martin's Press, 1997.
Series: Documents in contemporary history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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British Trade Unions 1945-1995 examines one of the most contentious areas of post 1945 British political and economic history. Chris Wrigley provides an analysis of trade union development, trade union relations with government and trade union impact on industrial relations and the economy generally. In setting trade union history in a broad context, Professor Wrigley offers a fresh and succinct reassessment. He  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wrigley, Chris.
British trade unions, 1945-1995.
Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press : distributed in the U.S. by St. Martin's Press, 1997
(OCoLC)605237915
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Wrigley
ISBN: 0719041465 9780719041464 0719041473 9780719041471
OCLC Number: 36648576
Description: ix, 221 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: The trade unions as widely respected parts of post-war society: the Attlee and Churchill years, 1945-1955 --
Moving towards consultation: the conservatives and the trade unions, 1955-1964 --
The Donovan Commission and diagnosing ailments of British industrial relations in the mid to late 1960s --
Governments, legislation and the trade unions after Donovan, 1969- 1976 --
Incomes policies, 1964-1979 --
Workers' participation in industry --
Strikes --
Conservative governments' trade union legislation, 1979-1993 --
Trade union recruitment, organisation and other concerns.
Series Title: Documents in contemporary history.
Responsibility: edited by Chris Wrigley.
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A collection of essays, focusing mainly on the trade unions and public policy. The text draws on trade union journals and other records to provide a history of the unions in this period. Trade union  Read more...

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