Paying for the Piper: Capital and Labour in Britain's Offshore Oil Industry

Paying for the Piper: Capital and Labour in Britain's Offshore Oil Industry

by Charles Woolfson, John Foster, Matthais Beck
     
 

First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.See more details below

Overview

First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780720123487
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/07/2005
Series:
Routledge Studies in Employment and Work Relations in Context Series
Pages:
624
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.38(d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables
List of Figures and Illustrations
Foreword
Acknowledgements
Abbreviations
Introduction
1Oil, Imperialism and the British State: The Origins of the Crisis3
2Problems of Union Mobilization Offshore: The 1970s and 1980s44
3Prelude to Action133
4The Summer of Discontent177
5Lord Cullen's Report237
6A 'Profound Change of Culture'301
7The Strategy of Containment328
8Paying for the Piper?367
9Striking Out: Setting a New Agenda437
10The Future of Offshore Trade Unionism477
11The Restructuring of Britain's Offshore Oil and Gas Industry526
12Conclusion: An Unsafe Future544
Postscript564
Afterword569
Bibliography571
Index588

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