The purpose of this thesis is threefold: firstly, to serve as a contribution to the history of the Marseilles working class; secondly to illustrate the impact of the Popular Front at local level; and thirdly, to act as a case study of working-class mobilisation.
In the first section of the thesis the Marseilles working class is briefly described. It was highly heterogeneous, being made up of various racially, occupationally, and spatia ... [truncated at 450 characters in length]
|Author||Levy, D. A. L. (David Anthony Lipton);|
|Subject||France Marseille 20th century Marseille (France) Industrial relations History Labor movement Working class Political activity Politics and government|
The thesis investigates the factors determining the effort put forth by industrial workers in Britain during the second half of the nineteenth century and the first two decades of the twentieth. Why was so much energy and of such kinds put into work, and neither more nor less? What was the contribution of culture and institutions? And in which ways, if any, did the conduct of labour change over time? Labour effort contributes significantly to ... [truncated at 450 characters in length]
|Author||St. John, Ian;|
|Subject||Great Britain 19th century Industrial organization History Industrial relations Economic conditions|
The thesis examines the reactions of policy-making managements of large industrial firms to the challenges to their power and authority accompanying the organization of relatively strong unions in the later 1930s and 1940s.
It describes and explains the transformation in its approach to labour relations forced upon, American management during this period, setting this against a background account of the indus- trial relations strategie ... [truncated at 450 characters in length]
|Author||Harris, Howell John;|
|Subject||United States 20th century Business enterprises Personnel management History Collective bargaining Automobile industry Industrial relations|
|Abstract||This study sets out to explore employer response to the EU social dimension, in answer to the question, "How are employers in the UK and Germany responding to the EU social dimension, and why?" Using case study evidence from nine large British and German engineering companies, as well as material from employers' associations at all levels, it is argued that there is little employer support for extending the social dimension. Focusing on micro-eco ... [truncated at 450 characters in length]|
|Author||Faber, Pierre Anthony.;|
|Subject||European Union countries Germany Great Britain Social policy Industrial relations Industries Social aspects|
The text deals essentially with the workmen employed on the construction of royal tombs in the Valley of the Kings during the Nineteenth and Twentieth Dynasties in Egypt. Material from other sites and periods is used freely, but only for comparative purposes. Attention is paid, wherever possible, to placing this workforce within the context of Egyptian society as a whole, and to relating their behaviour and events concerning them to general hi ... [truncated at 450 characters in length]
|Subject||Egypt Thebes (Extinct city) To 332 B.C Thebes (Egypt : Extinct city) Industrial relations Economic conditions Tombs|