Joint conference of the journal Historical Studies in Industrial Relations and The Society for the Study of Labour History:
UK Industrial Relations in the Twentieth Century
27-28 September 2002, Keele University, Staffordshire, UK
To reserve a place, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org (copy to email@example.com) and you will be sent a programme and costs for residential or non-residential participation.
Simon Deakin (Cambridge) - The Role of Law in Twentieth-Century
UK Industrial Relations.
Richard Croucher (Cranfield) and John L. Halstead (Sheffield) - 'Theory' and Industrial Relations.
Ralph Darlington (Salford) - British Syndicalism and the Critique of Trade Union Officialdom
Paul Smith (Keele) - The Liverpool and District Carters' and Motormen's Union, 1889-1946.
Alan Campbell (Liverpool) and John McIlroy (Manchester) -
Betraying the Red Army? The Communist Party, Left-Wing Radicalism and
Industrial Militancy in the Scottish Coalfields during the Second World
Terry Harrison (former Betteshanger NUM Secretary) - History of
Industrial Struggle at Betteshanger Colliery, 1936-85.
Whyeda Gill-McLure (Keele) - The Rise of Manual Municipal Unionism Obstacles and Pressures to the Establishment of a National Wage Rate, 1919-47
Boyd Black (Queen's, Belfast) - The Extension of Collective Bargaining in the Inter-War Years: Evidence from a Region under Devolution.
Don Watson (Walsall) - Law, Industrial Action and the British
Merchant Fleet: A Case Study of the Spanish Civil War
James Jaffe (Wisconsin) - Order 1305 and the Ambiguities of Compulsory Arbitration.
Nina Fishman (Westminster) - A Giant's Strength Untrammelled:
Conservative Governments' Relations with Trade Unions and Their Failure to Reform Industrial Relations, 1951-64
Alan Roe (Keele/MSF) and Jim Telford (Hertfordshire/GPMU) - Myth and Reality of Conflict-ridden Industrial Relations in General Print: The 1959 National Strike.
Nick Hayes (Nottingham Trent) - 'Humanising Construction?': Full
Employment, Productivity and the Languages of Industrial Relations Reform after 1945
Ken Brown (Queen's, Belfast) - Redressing the Balance: Unions and Management in Engineering: A Case Study, 1964-79.
Dave Neville (former Parsons worker) - The 1972 Dispute at C.A.Parsons
Janet Winters (Canterbury Christ Church) - 'We Just Don't Want to Frighten the Horses': The 1975 Stable Lads' Strike.
John Lockey (Boston College/ Staff Nurse) - Hospital Cleaning Services during the 1980s: Learning the Lessons of Privatisation the Hard Way
Pete Cooper (UNL/CWU) - Project Newgrid: Ambiguous Militancy in the Late 1990s.
Mike Richardson (UWE) - Leadership, Mobilization and the 1986-7
News International Dispute
Mike Ironside and Roger Seifert (both Keele) - The Significance of Comparability in National Pay Bargaining in the Public Services: Case Studies of the 1980 and 1989 National Local-Government Strikes amongst White-Collar Workers.
Sandy Clark (Keele; former MSF full-time official) - The Limits
of Amalgamation: TASS and MSF, 1981-2001
David Allsop (Hertfordshire) and David Wray (Northumbria) - Legally Damaged by Democracy: The Case of the NUM.
Jeremé Snook and Derek Watling (both Nottingham Trent) - Observing the Decline of Non-Union Representation? The Non-Statutory Company Works Council: Sweet or Sour?
Edmund Heery, Hazel Conley, Rick Delbridge (all Cardiff) and Paul Stewart(UWE) - Positively Part-Time: Trade Union Representation of Part-Time Workers, 1970-2001.
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