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Wolverhampton Intellectual Repository and E-Theses > Research Institutes > History and Governance Research Institute > Trade, Retailing and Consumption History Group > Two Kinds of Reform: Left Leadership in the British National Union of Mineworkers and the United Mineworkers of America, 1982-1990

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Title: Two Kinds of Reform: Left Leadership in the British National Union of Mineworkers and the United Mineworkers of America, 1982-1990
Authors: Gildart, Keith
Citation: Labor, 3(2): 67-89
Publisher: Durham, NC: Duke University Press
Journal: Labor: Studies in Working-Class History of the Americas
Issue Date: 2006
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2436/27175
DOI: 10.1215/15476715-2005-010
Additional Links: http://labor.dukejournals.org/cgi/reprint/3/2/67
http://web.ebscohost.com/ehost/detail?vid=1&hid=107&sid=e7692982-5545-4cd8-9d5e-08a92c782b21%40sessionmgr103
Abstract: Explores the efforts of two left labor leaders, Arthur Scargill of the British National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and Richard Trumka of the United Mineworkers of America (UMWA), to address the crisis of deindustrialization in 1980s. Role of leadership in determining industrial and political outcomes; Impact of the development of alternative sources of energy on British and U.S. coalfields; Background on the development of the UMWA and the NUM. (EBSCO)
Type: Article
Language: en
Keywords: Coalmining
Industrial relations
National Union of Mineworkers
Labour movement
United Mineworkers of America
Mining history
20th century
Political history
Economic history
Social history
De-industrialization
Leadership
British history
American history
ISSN: 1547-6715
1558-1454
Appears in Collections: Trade, Retailing and Consumption History Group
History

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