Between Cross and Class: Comparative Histories of Christian Labour in Europe 1840-2000

Between Cross and Class: Comparative Histories of Christian Labour in Europe 1840-2000


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783039100446
Publisher: Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Publication date: 10/26/2005
Series: International and Comparative Social History Series , #8
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 5.91(w) x 8.66(h) x (d)

About the Author

The Editors: Lex Heerma van Voss is senior research fellow at the International Institute of Social History in Amsterdam and Professor of the History of Labour and Labour Relations at Utrecht University.
Patrick Pasture is Associate Professor at the Department of History at the University of Leuven. He mainly studied twentieth century Belgian and European labour history from an international and transnational/comparative perspective, but is currently working on a transatlantic history of Christendom in Western Europe and North America 1650-2000.
Jan De Maeyer is Director of KADOC – Documentation and Research Centre on Religion, Culture, and Society and Professor of Church History at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven.

Table of Contents

Contents: Lex Heerma van Voss/Patrick Pasture/Jan De Maeyer: Acknowledgments – Patrick Pasture: Introduction: Between Cross and Class. Christian Labour in Europe 1840-2000 – Wilhelm Damberg/Claudia Hiepel/Alfredo Canavero: The Formation of Christian Working-Class Organizations in Belgium, Germany, Italy and the Netherlands (1840s-1920s) – Jan De Maeyer: The Formation of a Christian Workes’ Culture in Pillarized Societies: Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands, c. 1850-1950 – Paul Misner: The Roman Catholic Hierarchy and the Christian Labor Movement: Autonomy and Pluralism – Pieter van Duin/Zuzana Poláčková: «Against the Red Industrial Terror!»: The Struggle of Christian Trade Unions in Austria and Czechoslovakia Against Socialist Trade-Union and Workplace Domination, 1918-1925 – William Patch: Fascism, Catholic Corporatism, and the Christian Trade Unions of Germany, Austria, and France – Andrea Ciampani/Massimiliano Valente: The Social and Political Dynamics of the Christian Workers in Unified Trade Union Movements: The Experiences of Italy and West Germany after World War II – Frank Georgi/Lex Heerma van Voss: Christian Trade Unionism and the Organization of Industry: From the Organized Profession to Democratic Planning and Self-Management – Patrick Pasture: Building the Social Security State: A Comparative History of Belgium, the Netherlands, and Germany, from the Nineteenth Century to the 1960s – Hugh McLeod: Religion and the Organization of the Working Class in Great Britain, c. 1830-1960 – Iriana Novichenko: A Christian Labour Movement in Eastern Europe? – Carl Strikwerda: «L’organisation, clé du succès!»: European Christian Labor Movements in Comparative Perspective.

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