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Strikes in the United States, 1881-1972

Subtitle:
a critical examination of the theory of the institutionalisation of industrial conflict
Abstract:

This thesis examines strike activity in the United States from 1881 to 1972. Although part of its aim is simply to describe and analyse trends of activity, its main concern is sociological: the explication and testing of the theory of the institutionalisation of industrial conflict.

Since official statistics on strikes are the basic data employed, chapter one considers the problems with the use of such statistics. Phenomenologists criticise the use of all official data, on the grou...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Nuffield College
Department:
Faculty of Social Studies
Publication date:
1977
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Barcode:
602329420
URN:
uuid:0b819fb8-0997-4bb4-8197-1a32ded436d5
Local pid:
td:602329420
Language:
English
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