CESR Review: January 2014

Articles by CESR members

Globalization and Work
Steve Williams, Harriet Bradley, Ranji Devadason and Mark Erickson, Polity, December 2013

Despite the extensive literature devoted to globalization in general, there is no single general text which draws on sociological insights to tackle the important subject of work and employment in the context of a globalizing world. This book is designed to fill that gap.

The Making of Militancy: The Bliss Tweed Mill Strike 1913-14
Written by
 Dr Mike Richardson

This article draws upon Mike Richardson's pamphlet on the Bliss Tweed Mill strike, published as part of the Bristol Radical Pamphleteer series by the Bristol Radical History Group. 

Blacklisting in construction: Questions for the research communityWritten by Dave Smith

This article reports on an under-research aspect of employment relations - the existence of a blacklist of construction workers in the UK, most of whom were union members who had raised concerns on a building site about issues such as unpaid wages or safety. 

Research impact with a difference - Bristol Women’s Commission
Written by
 Penny Gane and Dr Margaret Page

A report on the inaugural meeting of the Bristol Women's Commission, held in Bristol in May 2013. 

Interview with Frances O'Grady 
General Secretary, TUC

The Bristol Distinguished Executive Address, 30 October 2013

Book review 
The psychology of negotiations in the 21st Century: New challenges and new solutions, Barry M. Goldman and Debra l. Shapiro (eds.), Routledge, May 2012. Reviewed by Anthony Fenley

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