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Author Pocock, Barbara.

Title Strife : sex and politics in labour unions / edited by Barbara Pocock
Published St. Leonards, NSW : Allen & Unwin, 1997


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 W'PONDS  331.478 Poc/Ssa  AVAILABLE
Description xix, 242 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Series Studies in society
Studies in society (Sydney, N.S.W.)
Contents Foreword / Jennie George -- Introduction / Barbara Pocock -- 1. Gender, strife and unions / Barbara Pocock -- 2. Gender and union organising in Australia / Sally McManus -- 3. Organising and representing women: Lessons from the United States / Margaret Hallock -- 4. Moving on from masculinity? Australian unions' industrial agenda / Claire Thomson and Barbara Pocock -- 5. A rising voice: Canadian women get organised / Julie White -- 6. Making democratic unions: from policy to practice / Jude Elton -- 7. Sexual politics in trade unions / Suzanne Franzway -- 8. Women union leaders: Mongrels, martyrs, misfits, or models for the future? / Leena Sudano -- 9. Difference or deficiency: Gender, representation and meaning in unions / Kathie Muir -- 10. Women's self-organising and union democracy in the UK: Proportionality and fair representation in UNISON / Marian Mann, Sue Ledwith and Fiona Colgan
Analysis Enterprise level bargaining
Equal pay
International comparisons
Labor unions
Sex discrimination
Trade union membership
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 222-232) and index
Notes John Garland collection (S0104769869)
Subject Industrial relations -- Australia.
Industrial relations.
Labor unions.
Women labor union members.
Women in the labor movement.
Women labor union members -- Australia.
Women labor union members -- Canada.
Women labor union members -- Great Britain.
Women labor union members -- United States.
Author Pocock, Barbara.
LC no. 97197609
ISBN 1864483121