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Black Workers in White Unions: Job Discrimination in the United States
Gould, William B.,
ISBN: 0801410622
Cornell University Press, Ithaca & London, 1977. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. Inscribed By Author. 1.0 kg; 512 pages, in original black cloth over cardboard, with photographic illustrated dust jacket. The dust jacket has faded on the back strip section, and is rubbed at each of the corners, with a 0.75 inch split at the top of the rear fold over crease. There is a full-page inscription on the front end page to Julian Phillips, Australian legal academic from the author, dated 1977, and signed "Bill Gould Stamford California". There is no indication that this William B Gould is any relation to a slave of the same name who escaped to a Union gunboat and served in the Union Navy during the American Civil War. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Sociology; Politics; Unions; America; Inscribed By Author. ISBN: 0801410622. ISBN/EAN: 9780801410628. Inventory No: 0224608. Very Good Condition
Price: $88.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0224608  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Employment Relationships: Workers, Unions and Employers in New Zealand
Rasmussen, Erling editor,
ISBN: 1869404491
Auckland University Press, Auckland, 2010. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: tables. First Edition. second-hand copy, no damage to describe. The front panel states "new edition", but in reality the book is a new publication, "the 1st edition of this book assessed the new legislation on arrival. Now, with Labour's regulatory regime in place for 10 years and the return of National to power, the present edition considers issues, changes and trends under the ERA and canvases some of the major issues associated with employment relations: public policy, trends in collective-bargaining, employee representation, labour market adjustments, changes in employment law and movements in the employment institutions." Page VII Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. VIII, 232 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: tables. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Politics & Government; Unions; New Zealand; ISBN: 1869404491. ISBN/EAN: 9781869404499. Inventory No: 0279238. Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0279238  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Politics in a Union: The Hursey Case
Bull, Tas. (Tasnor),
Alternative Publishing Cooperative Limited, Sydney, 1977. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. introduction by Manning Clark, list of illustrations, references and index. The text is illustrated with black-and-white photographs, reproductions of cartoons and reproductions of newspaper articles. Blue coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. Photographic dustwrapper with black coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Black-and-white photograph of author to the rear dustwrapper panel. When Frank Hursey and his son refused to pay their union's levy to support the Australian Labor Party, the Union expelled them. Bull, the author, was the general secretary of the Waterside Workers' Federation and played a leading part in this Tasmanian dispute. This is the story of that clash from an insider's perspective. Softening to the backstrip edges with a little rubbing to the lower book edges. Very light age toning of the textblock edges and pages. Chipping to the dustwrapper corners and top backstrip edge. Creasing to the dustwrapper edges with quite heavy rubbing to the panels. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [6], VII - IX, [2, 2-134, [4] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Politics & Government; Unions; Australia; Groups, Clubs & Associations. Inventory No: 0117332. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0117332  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Postal Unions and Politics; A History of the Amalgamated Postal Workers' Union of Australia
Waters, Frank (Denis Murphy -- Editor],
ISBN: 0702211982
University of Queensland Press, St Lucia, Brisbane, 1978. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. (5) VI-XVIII, 311 pages, (3), list of illustrations, foreword by R.J. Hawke, President, ACTU, acknowledgements, introduction by editor, eight appendices and index. Pale yellow coloured endpapers. The text is illustrated with black and white photographs throughout the text. Brown coloured boards with white and yellow titles to the backstrip. Rubbing to the book corners and backstrip corners. Age toning to the top text block edge and to the internal text. Illustrated dust wrapper, against a yellow coloured background, with blue, brown and dark brown titles to the front panel and dark brown and blue titles to the backstrip. A little rubbing to the dustwrapper edges and quite noticeable fading to the backstrip. "The book traces the history of the Amalgamated Postal Workers' Union up to until December, 1974, when the union became The Australian Postal and Telecommunications Union." -- From the front fold over panel blurb. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; History -- Australia; Politics -- Australian; Unions ; Australia; ISBN: 0702211982. ISBN/EAN: 9780702211980. Inventory No: 0110751. Very Good
Price: $22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0110751  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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regulating for job creation [monographs on Australian labour law series]
Howe, John,
ISBN: 1862876835
The Federation Press, Annandale New South Wales, 2008. First Edition
 Hardcover (Imitation Leather) Hardcover (Imitation Leather). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. there are 2 small nicks on the bottom edge of the bright red vinyl covered binding. No other damage, no annotations. Please refer to the 2nd of the images provided. "this book employs ideas and theories drawn from scholarship in regulation studies to render visible the role of non-traditional labour market regulation and law in the implementation of job creation programs between 1974 and 2008. It does so at a time when Australian labour market policy and regulation is about to undergo somewhat of a transformation." Page 4 Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. XVI, 240 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Law & Criminal Studies; Unions; Australia; ISBN: 1862876835. ISBN/EAN: 9781862876835. Inventory No: 0279240. Very Good Condition
Price: $88.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0279240  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The Dockers' Tragedy
Oram, Colonel R.B.,
Hutchinson of London, London, 1970. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. X, 196 pages, list of illustrations, introduction by author, appendix and index. Pale gray coloured endpapers. The text is illustrated with 27 black-and-white photographs/illustrations and one diagram of a container ship. Navy blue coloured boards with gilt titles to the back strip. Bumping to the top back strip age and bumping and rubbing to the lower back strip edge. Rubbing to the book corners and there is a shelf wear to the lower book edges. Dust marks and light browning to the top text block edges. Photographic dustwrapper, showing a somewhat abstract view of London docks, with a gilt background and black titles to the front panel and back strip. On the back panel is a black-and-white illustration and black-and-white photograph showing dockers from 1855 and 1969. Author photograph to the back fold over panel. Rubbing to the dustwrapper corners. Rubbing and chipping to the head of the back strip rubbing to the liar and fading to the entire length. There has been rubbing to all edges of the dustwrapper. The back dustwrapper has become slightly dull and grubby. Clipping of the dustwrapper, font folder, lower right-hand corner. " For more than two hundred years the dockers [ workers who worked loading and unloading ships ] fought for decasualisation of labour. Finally, in September 1967, it came, together with the announcement that within 10 years most of the existing labour force would be redundant. This is the dockers' tragedy." -- from the front fold over blurb. This is the first UK edition. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Unions ; Britain; Inventory No: 0105733. Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0105733  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The History of the Municipal Employees Union in Victoria, 1885 -1985
Best, Alleyn,
ISBN: 0958824908
Federated Municipal And Shire Council Employees' Union of Australia, Carlton, Victoria, 1986. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. acknowledgements, foreword by Simon Crean, President Australian Council of Trade Unions, introduction by Paul Slape, General Secretary May 1986, and index. The text is illustrated with black-and-white photographs, reproductions of cartoons and some documents. Green coloured textured boards with gilt embossed titles to the front panel and gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. The Centenary celebration of Municipal Employees Union in Victoria. Rubbing to the book corners and backstrip corners along with some rubbing to the rear book panel. Age toning of the textblock edges and pages. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. [8], 87, [1] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Groups, Clubs & Associations; Unions; Australia; Politics & Government. ISBN: 0958824908. ISBN/EAN: 9780958824903. Inventory No: 0116890. Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0116890  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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