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The dynamics of white collar unionism a study of local union participation by Nigel Nicholson

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Published by Academic Press in London, New York .
Written in English



  • England,
  • Sheffield (Yorkshire)


  • National Association of Local Government Officers.,
  • Government employee unions -- England -- Sheffield (Yorkshire),
  • Social psychology -- Case studies.

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Edition Notes

StatementNigel Nicholson, Gill Ursell, Paul Blyton.
SeriesOrganizational and occupational psychology
ContributionsUrsell, Gill., Blyton, Paul.
LC ClassificationsHD8005.2.G73 S486
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 268 p. :
Number of Pages268
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3789057M
ISBN 100125180209
LC Control Number81066682

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White Collar Worker. 1. All shop-floor workers (Pari of production system who operate machines and related systems) are termed as blue-collar workers, as their work is not generally clean. All clerical or office staff who do not work on the shop floor, are termed as white-collar workers as their work and working places are clean. was their union. White collar workers are not likely to behave any differently.2 If one were sure that white-collar unions behave exactly as do blue-collar unions, one simply could transfer knowl-edge of the latter to discussions concern-ing the former. One well-known ob-server of the behavior of white-collar employees suggests this is quite reason-. Get this from a library! The dynamics of white collar unionism: a study of local union participation. [Nigel Nicholson; Gill Ursell; Paul Blyton]. Early 20th century American labor and working-class history is a subfield of American social history that focuses attention on the complex lives of working people in a rapidly changing global political and economic system. Once focused closely on institutional dynamics in the workplace and electoral politics, labor history has expanded and refined its approach to include questions about the.