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By Peter Ackers, Alastair J. Reid (eds.)

This booklet poses a huge revisionist problem to twentieth century British labour background, aiming to appear past the Marxist and Fabian exclusion of operating category event, significantly faith and self-help, as a way to exaggerate ‘labour circulation’ category solidarity. rather than a ‘forward march’ to secular state-socialism, the examine provided here's dedicated to a wealthy range of social routine and concepts. during this choice of essays, the editors determine the liberal-pluralist culture, with the next chapters masking 3 unique sections. half One, ‘Other varieties of organization’ covers topics akin to exchange unions, the Co-operative social gathering, women’s group activism and Protestant Nonconformity. half , ‘Other Leaders’, covers business enterprise Edward Cadbury; Trades Union Congress chief Walter Citrine; and the electricians’ chief, Frank Chapple. half 3, ‘Other Intellectuals’, considers G.D.H. Cole, Michael younger and left libertarianism by way of Stuart White. Readers attracted to the British Labour circulate will locate this a useful resource.

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Many did not join trade unions, shop at the Co-op or vote Labour; moreover, many of those who did so only felt lukewarm attachment and more of their time was spent in the family, the pub, the football ground and the dance hall. 66 Nevertheless, the ‘labour question’ remained central to twentieth-century British society and politics until 1979 and many working people did continue to form or join social movements. So we agree with the state-socialists that labour history is still worth looking at as an interesting field in its own right.

Goodway, Anarchist Seeds beneath the Snow.  53. 48. R. Beevers, The Garden City Utopia.  1–39. 49. M. Miller, Letchworth.  39–40, 77, 82, 89. G. Armytage, Heavens Below.  342–5, 374–5. C. Ward and D.  309– 25; C. ), Colin Ward. Life, Times and Thought (London, 2013). 26 P. J. E. Mottram, ‘The British Poetry Revival’, in R. Hampson and P. Barry (eds), New British Poetries.  Sheppard, The Poetry of Saying.  40–7. 52.  Reid, ‘The dialectics of liberation: the old left, the new left and the counter-­ culture’, in D.

47–8. P.  81–4, 89. 30.  Ackers, ‘An industrial relations perspective on employee participation’, in A. Wilkinson et al.  52–75. 31.  88–123, 168–98. 32.  207–8. 33. See also Lyddon, ‘Walter Milne-Bailey’. 34.  54–6. 35.  Ackers, ‘Game changer: Hugh Clegg’s role in drafting the 1968 Donovan Report and redefining the British industrial relations policy-problem’, Historical Studies in Industrial Relations, 35 (2014), pp. J. Reid, United We Stand.  121–8. 36.  Crouch, The Politics of Industrial Relations (London, 1979).

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