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Cecilia M Shelley Western Australian Labour Activist 1893-1986

Batterham, L. (1994) Cecilia M Shelley Western Australian Labour Activist 1893-1986. Papers in Labour History (14).

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Western Australia, as a western nation, experienced a growth in industrialisation and service industries, albeit gradually, during the twentieth century. The consequent division of labour and deskilling of the workforce increased management control. This was tempered by the growth of union power. Union leadership, worker unity and the market economy governed the degree of success of worker demands. Until the late twentieth century union leadership rose from the ranks of the male union members...

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Publisher: Australian Society for the Study of Labour History, Inc.
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