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Facing up to Thatcherism : the history of NALGO 1979-1093

Author: Mike Ironside; Roger V Seifert
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

Throughout the 1980s, Margaret Thatcher dominated political life in the UK. This work analyzes the responses of NALGO (The National and Local Government Officers Association) members, activists,  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Ironside; Roger V Seifert
ISBN: 0199240752 9780199240753
OCLC Number: 46329266
Description: xxiv, 420 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. NALGO: What Kind of Trade Union? ; 2. NALGO 1905 to 1978 ; 3. The Advent of Thatcherism ; 4. The Squeeze Tightens ; 5. Thatcherites Versus the Trade Union Movement ; 6. Privatization and the Retreat from National Bargaining ; 7. Storms: Financial, Climatic, and Industrial ; 8. Shake it All About: Into the 1990s ; 9. NALGO's Last Year ; 10. In UNISON
Responsibility: Mike Ironside and Roger Seifert.


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If you think this is just another self-congratulatory trade union history, wherein aged ex-activists celebrate their trade union careers, you are mistaken. This is a bit of a cracker ... This book Read more...

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