Union militancy and left-wing leadership on London underground

Darlington, RR 2001, 'Union militancy and left-wing leadership on London underground' , Industrial Relations Journal, 32 (1) , pp. 2-21.

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The article provides evidence from case study research into trade union organisation and activity on the London Under-ground during the 1990s. It explores the extent to which left-wing political leadership influenced the collectivisation and mobilisation of workers in an adversarial direction, and whether or not this militant trade unionism was self-defeating compared with a more moderate approach.

Item Type: Article
Themes: Subjects / Themes > H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Subjects outside of the University Themes
Schools: Schools > Salford Business School > Salford Business School Research Centre
Journal or Publication Title: Industrial Relations Journal
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 0019-8692
Depositing User: RR Darlington
Date Deposited: 22 Sep 2010 10:08
Last Modified: 15 Feb 2022 15:39
URI: https://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/10106

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