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Author Sheridan, Tom, 1938-

Title Australia's own cold war : the waterfront under Menzies / Tom Sheridan
Published Carlton, Vic. : Melbourne University Press, 2006


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Description xiv, 391 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Part I: the industry and the parties -- Part II: 1950-1956: The parties adjust -- Part III: 1957-1967: Labour demand, workforce discipline and technical change
Summary Tom Sheridan's authoritative account of the complex interplay between government, shipowners, management and waterside workers is a compelling tour de force of labour history. By focusing on the personalities, strategies and values of the players on all he challenges our understanding of the era and the issues
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages [372] - 379
Subject Waterside Workers' Federation of Australia.
Collective bargaining -- Container industry -- Australia.
Collective bargaining -- Stevedores -- Australia.
Industrial policy -- Australia.
Industrial relations -- Australia.
Australia -- Politics and government -- 1945-1965
LC no. 2007386332
ISBN 0522853854 (paperback)
0522853862 (pdf)
9780522853858 (paperback)
9780522853865 (pdf)