Chartism and the miners: A reinterpretation
- CHARTISM. Royle, Edward // History Today;Dec85, Vol. 35 Issue 12, p46
Deals with chartism in Great Britain. Standard interpretation of chartism; Importance of social and economic considerations in determining the nature and incidence of chartist activity; Influential scholar to develop views on chartism; Origins of chartism as a political movement.
- Chartism's Black Activist. Chase, Malcolm // History Today;Oct2007, Vol. 57 Issue 10, p20
OFTEN FORGOTTEN TODAY, 160 years ago William Cuffay was a familiar figure in the popular politics of London. He was born in 1788 with a deformity of the spine and legs that prevented him from following his father into the Royal Navy and turned to the tailoring trade at an early age, eventually...
- Talking point. Crabb, Steve // People Management;9/13/2001, Vol. 7 Issue 18, p4
Introduces a series of articles which deals with trade unions in Great Britain.
- Comrades are on the march again. Kelly, John // New Statesman;1/28/2002, Vol. 131 Issue 4572, p18
Focuses on the trade union revival in Great Britain as of January 2002. Percentage of workers at the Honda car plant in Swindon, England, which voted to be represented by Amicus; Increase in total union membership as of January 2002; Factors which contributed to the union revival.
- Back on terms. Gall, Gregor; Cooper, Cathy // People Management;9/13/2001, Vol. 7 Issue 18, p40
Describes how trade-unions are pursuing their campaigns to be recognized in Great Britain's job market. How companies can make trade-unions valuable to the business; Success of the recognition campaigns; Possible outcomes of being recognized. INSETS: A package deal;Gains on paper;New dealers.
- Policing Chartism, 1839-1848: The Role of the 'Specials' Reconsidered. Swift, R. E. // English Historical Review;Jun2007, Vol. 122 Issue 497, p669
The article examines the nature and role of special constables in the policing of Chartism in England from 1839-1848. It investigates how these special constables were recruited, how they were deployed and how efficient they were. It describes the attitude of the Chartists towards the special...
- The workers are restless. Taylor, Robert // New Statesman;7/29/2002, Vol. 131 Issue 4598, p14
Discusses issues on labor movement in Great Britain. Information on trade union leader Derek Simpson; Condition of industrial politics in the country; Discussion on the history of labor movement and employment; Status of workers in various industries.
- GPMU takes hard look at its future. Ward, Gareth // Printing World;7/15/2002, Vol. 279 Issue 3, p4
Reports that GPMU delegates' conferences in June 2002 will discuss the long-term future of the union. Discussion with other unions in the British printing industry; Autonomy and proportion of membership fees retained by GPMU; Account deficit of GPMU.
- Nice suit. Is that the union rep? Clement, Barrie // Management Today;Mar99, p74
Focuses on the transformation undergone by union representatives in Great Britain. Legislative bill to enforce union recognition where 40% of a workforce supports the union; Background on the working population crisis dubbed as the `Winter of Discontent' in 1979; Tips for managers on dealing...