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New trade union activism

Sian Moore

New trade union activism

class consciousness or social identity?

by Sian Moore

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Basingstoke, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shop stewards,
  • Industrial relations,
  • Labor unions

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSian Moore
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD6476 .M66 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 192 p. ;
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24848807M
    ISBN 100230244114
    ISBN 109780230244115
    LC Control Number2011281311
    OCLC/WorldCa655652022

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    The New Transnational Activism, first published in , shows how even the most prosaic activities can assume broader political meanings when they provide ordinary people with the experience of crossing transnational space. This means that we cannot be satisfied with defining transnational activists through the ways they : Sidney Tarrow. At the height of the building industry boom in the s a remarkable campaign stopped billions of dollars worth of indiscriminate development that was turning Australian cities into concrete jungles. Enraging employers and politicians but delighting many in the wider community, the members of the New South Wales Builders Labourers' Federation risked their jobs in order to preserve buildings.

      Because the union's activism was concerned not merely with the environment, but a wide range of social issues, the subject matter of this book raises many currently fashionable concerns about the rights of women, indigenous Australians and homosexuals, while confounding many of the paradigms within which these concerns are : Verity Burgmann. New model activism: Putting Labour in office and the people in power and by a trade union leadership threatened by the multi-union unity and political consciousness of its shopfloor activists. about what kind of political organisation and activism can both prefigure and prepare for a transformative left government. The important point.


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She has published on gender and class, trade union recognition, learning and activism. She previously worked on the Leverhulme Future of Unions programme at the London School of Economics, at the Labour Research Department and in local government, where she was a NALGO by: The past decade has seen the emergence of new types of trade union representatives attracting new and more diverse activists; this book explores their motivations and values, drawing upon the voices of the activists themselves and capturing the relationship between work, social identity and class.

New Trade Union Activism: Class Consciousness or Social Identity. - Kindle edition by S. Moore. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading New Trade Union Activism: Class Consciousness or. The past decade has seen the emergence of new types of trade union representatives attracting new and more diverse activists; this book explores their motivations and values, drawing upon the voices of the activists themselves and capturing the relationship between work, social identity and.

The past decade has seen the emergence of new types of trade union representatives attracting new and more diverse activists; this book explores their motivations and values, drawing upon the voices of the activists themselves and capturing the relationship between work, social identity and Brand: Palgrave Macmillan UK.

"The past decade has seen the emergence of new types of trade union representatives attracting new and more diverse activists; this book explores their motivations and values, drawing upon the voices of the activists themselves and capturing the relationship between work, social identity and class consciousness."--Publisher description.

New trade union roles and contexts have encouraged the emergence of new representatives and provided the basis for a more diverse activism. This book asks whether trade union activity and ideologies allow for the expression and mobilisation of different social identities and whether, in a changed and changing economic and political context, these eclipse class.

New trade union roles and contexts have encouraged the emergence of new representatives and provided the basis for a more diverse activism. This book asks whether trade union activity and ideologies allow for the expression and mobilisation of different social identities and whether, in a changed and changing economic and political context Cited by: Early union activity s.

The Collar Laundry Union was formed in in Troy, New York by Kate Mullany. It was the first entirely female labor union in the United States. For five months, Mary Kenney O'Sullivan was appointed as a part-time organizer of the American Federation of Labor in The Women's Trade Union League.

The book is structured around interviews with 30 trade union activists. 'The sample is diverse in terms of gender, race, sexuality, disability and ethnicity with 11 women, including 1 who underwent gender reassignment in the course of the writing of the book; 11 black activists; 6 migrant worker activists and 3 gay male activists' (p.

New unionism is a term which has been used twice in the history of the labour movement, both times involving moves to broaden the trade union agenda.

Ben Tillett was a prominent leader of the London Dock strike of He formed the Dock, Wharf, Riverside and General Labourers' Union inwhich had support from skilled workers. members won an advance in wages and working conditions.

Mechanic's Free Press. Google Books. The modern concept of trade unionism was born in Philadelphia in For the first time, the established labor organizations from several industries came together under one banner, the Mechanics' Union of Trade Associations. Skip to main content.

MENU. Search Browse; Resources. Authors; Librarians; Editors; SocietiesAuthor: Tim Fowler. "The Social Life of Politics brings a sensitively deployed interdisciplinary approach to the study of Argentine trade unionism in the contemporary era. Lazar's fine blend of ethnographic research, theoretical sophistication and genuine compassion for trade unionists offers fresh insight into activism and political identity in the complex and.

Frank provides a broad yet thorough history of trade union activism from an LGBT perspective, from union locals and rank and file activists, to national executives and their radical challengers. She prioritises those stories that highlight the strengths that come from solidarity, without undermining the necessary criticisms of the trade union.

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New trade union roles and contexts have encouraged the emergence of new representatives and provided the basis for a more diverse activism.

This book asks whether trade union activity and ideologies allow for the expression and mobilisation of different social identities and whether, in a changed and changing economic and political context Author: S.

Moore. Outside of traditional labor structures, a new labor activism is surging, often supported by traditional unions.

This new activism ranges from the “Fight for $15” movement’s struggle for a new labor wage minimum to the statewide teacher strikes that broke out in the United States last spring. According to Sec. 2 (b) of the Trade Unions Act, “A trade union is any combination of persons, whether temporary or permanent, primarily for the purpose of regulating the relations between workers and employers, or between workers and workers, and for imposing restrictive conditions on the conduct of any trade or business and includes the federation of two or more trade unions.”.

base of union activists, candidates for social elections, or union r epresentatives. In any case, across the v e regimes, today’ s school- to- work transitions are m ore o en than not comp lex Author: Kurt Vandaele. Gabrielle Union Gives a Voice to Those Suffering in Silence In her new book, "We're Going to Need More Wine," Gabrielle Union continues to .New Trade Union Activism: Class Consciousness or Social Identity?, by Sian Moore Article in Capital & Class 36(3) October with 5 Reads How we measure 'reads'.Available in the National Library of Australia collection.

Format: Book; xvii, p.: ill. ; 25 cm. Unions a blueprint for trade union activism | National Library of Australia.