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Work relations in the coal industry

Keith Dix

Work relations in the coal industry

the hand-loading era, 1880-1930

by Keith Dix

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Published by Institute for Labor Studies, Division of Social and Economic Development, Center for Extension and Continuing Education, West Virginia University in [Morgantown] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Coal miners -- United States -- History,
    • Industrial relations -- United States -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementKeith Dix.
      SeriesWest Virginia University bulletin ; ser. 78, no. 7-2
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD8039.M62 U6232
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 127 p. :
      Number of Pages127
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4378308M
      LC Control Number78622355

      This book looks at British coal through the lens of disability, using an interdisciplinary approach to examine the lives of disabled miners and their families. A diverse range of sources are used to examine the economic, social, political and cultural impact of disability in the coal industry, looking beyond formal coal company and union From the early day of mining in colonial Virginia and Maryland up to the time of World War II, blacks were an important part of the labor force in the coal industry. Yet in this, as in other enterprises, their role has heretofore been largely ignored. Now Roland L. Lewis redresses the balance in this comprehensive history of black coal miners in ://

      In places such as the Hunter Valley in New South Wales, coal miners helped workers organise in the new base metal mines of the s, and later in the Newcastle iron and steel industry from   About this journal. The ILR Review has published the top, peer-reviewed theoretical and empirical research on work and employment relations for more than 65 years. Published five times a year, the Review features international and interdisciplinary research that advances new theory, presents novel empirical work, and informs organizational and public ://

        Keith Dix, the leading authority on work relations in the Appalachian coal region, has written an important book about mechanization in the mining industry. He emphasizes the workers' response to new machines at the point of production and explains the tension that developed between some of these workers and their national union, the United 's+a+Coal+Miner. A touching and inspiring narrative, this history chronicles the vital role played by women in the coal mining industry in central and southeastern Queensland, Australia. From the early days when wives supported their coal mining husbands through the women's auxiliaries to the fight for better working conditions and the recent move out of the home and into the mines, this well-researched record


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