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Author Phelan, E. J. (Edward Joseph), 1888-1967.

Title Edward Phelan and the ILO : Life and Views of an International Social Actor
Published Geneva : International Labour Office, 2009


Description 1 online resource (346 pages)
Contents Half title page; Title page; Copyright information; Preface; CONTENTS; Foreword by Seán Lemass; Foreword by Brian Cowen; Introduction by C. Wilfred Jenks; Part I. Phelan, the man; Edward Phelan: A biographical essay, by Emmet O'Connor; Part II. The memoirs of Edward Phelan: The birth of the ILO; Chapter 1. Young Irishman in Liverpool; Chapter 2. Student life; Chapter 3. Apprenticeship with the Lloyd George New Deal; Chapter 4. Wartime civil servant; Chapter 5. Russia during the Revolution; Chapter 6. The birth of the International Labour Organization; Chapter 7. Albert Thomas takes over
Summary This book is a remarkable portrait of Edward J. Phelan (1888-1967), a man who dedicated his life to social justice and whose views and actions guided the work of the ILO for decades. One of a small group of people who mapped out the design of the ILO in the Treaty of Versailles in 1919 and one of the principal authors of the ILO Constitution, Phelan became the ILO's fourth Director-General in 1941 until his retirement in 1948
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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SUBJECT Phelan, E. J. (Edward Joseph), 1888-1967.
Phelan, E. J. (Edward Joseph), 1888-1967 fast
Subject International Labour Organisation -- Officials and employees -- Biography
International Labour Organisation -- History
SUBJECT International Labour Organisation fast
Subject BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Labor.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Labor & Industrial Relations.
Genre/Form Biographies
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789221219842