The Growth of the Post-entry Closed Shop since the mid-1960s: Explanations

  • Stephen Dunn
  • John Gennard

Abstract

To test the two theories of closed-shop growth we divided the British economy into three: nationalized industries, local authorities and private-sector manufacturing.

Keywords

Placebo Steam Rubber Income Diesel 

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Notes and References

  1. 1.
    See W. E. J. McCarthy, The Closed Shop in Britain, Blackwell, Oxford, 1964, p. 167Google Scholar
  2. The Royal Commission on Trade Unions and Employers’ Associations, Minutes of Evidence 11, The Gas Council, HMSO, London, 1965, para. 1803.Google Scholar
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    For a detailed discussion on railway pay problems, see P. Bagwell, The Railwaymen, vol. 2, Allen & Unwin, London, 1982, ch. 5.Google Scholar
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    See C. McCleod, All Change: Railway Industrial Relations in the Sixties, Gower Press, Aldershot 1970.Google Scholar
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    R. Pryke, The Nationalised Industries, Martin Robertson, Oxford 1980, p. 35.Google Scholar
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    The Royal Commission on Trade Unions and Employers’ Associations, Minutes of Evidence 17, The National Union of Railwaymen, HMSO, London, 1966, para. 2606.Google Scholar
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    M. Moran, The Union of Post Office Workers: A Study in Political Sociology, Macmillan, London, 1974, pp. 56–7.Google Scholar
  8. 21.
    The Royal Commission on Trade Unions and Employers’ Associations, Minutes of Evidence 5, London Transport Board, HMSO, London 1966, para. 910.Google Scholar
  9. 31.
    R. Undy, V. Ellis, W. E. J. McCarthy and A. M. Halmos, Change in Trade Unions, Hutchinson, London, 1981.Google Scholar
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    E. Batstone, I. Boraston and S. Frenkel, Shop Stewards in Action, Blackwell, Oxford, 1977.Google Scholar
  11. 46.
    William Brown (ed.), The Changing Contours of British Industrial Relations, Blackwell, Oxford, 1981, ch. 7, p. 118.Google Scholar
  12. 48.
    See, for example, J. Goodman, E. Armstrong, J. Davis and A. Wagner, Rule Making and Industrial Peace: Industrial Relations in the Footwear Industry, Croom Helm, London, 1977.Google Scholar

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© Stephen Dunn and John Gennard 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Stephen Dunn
    • 1
  • John Gennard
    • 2
  1. 1.Kingston PolytechnicUK
  2. 2.University of StrathclydeUK

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