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1st Edition

Organised Labour
An Introduction to Trade Unionism

ISBN 9781138336285
Published April 28, 2020 by Routledge
200 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 1924. This book provides a balanced picture of Trade Unionism as it was in the 1920s. The study opens with a brief outline of Trade Union history, before examining Trade Unions’ structure, its place in government, and the internal issues that Trade Unions faced. Organised Labour will be of great interest to students and scholars of labour and political history.

Table of Contents

Preface;  Note on Books;  1. Historical Introduction  2. The Structure of Trade Unionism  3. The Government of Trade Unionism  4. Internal Trade Union Problems  5. Trade Unions at Work  6. Trade Unionism and the State;  Appendices;  Index

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George Douglas Howard Cole (25 September 1889 - 14 January 1959) was an English political theorist, economist, writer and historian. As a libertarian socialist he was a long-time member of the Fabian Society and an advocate for the co-operative movement.