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That disreputable firm : the inside story of Slater & Gordon

Author: Michael Cannon
Publisher: Carlton South, Vic. : Melbourne University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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How Slater & Gordon achieved its reputation as a representative of the Aussie battler against the might of large and powerful organisations.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Cannon
ISBN: 0522847870 9780522847871
OCLC Number: 55846522
Description: viii, 324 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. William Slater and Hugh Gordon --
2. Surviving the 1940s --
3. How much is a worker worth? --
4. Putting out fires --
5. Yesterday's people, yesterday's dreams --
6. Crises of the 1950s --
7. The times they were a'changing --
8. Inside the skunk works --
9. Fighting the asbestos wars --
10. Wittenoom, thy name is death --
11. The long trail of the snail in the bottle --
12. The tragedy of medially-acquired HIV --
13. More medical mishaps --
14. Taming the sexual tiger --
15. Workers' compensation revisited --
1 6. Ok Tedi --
paradise lost.
Responsibility: Michael Cannon.

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Historian Michael Cannon describes hundreds of cases in which this controversial Australian law firm has exposed social evils and tried to remedy them. The text also covers recent much-publicised  Read more...

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