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Worker protests in post-communist Romania and UkraineStriking with tied hands

Worker protests in post-communist Romania and Ukraine: Striking with tied hands

Mihai Varga

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719091124
eISBN:
9781781707777
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091124.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The book’s main idea is to study why and how successful forms of workers’ interest representation could emerge in a hostile context. The post-communist context makes it difficult for workers and ... More

Workers and revolution in SerbiaFrom Tito to Miloevic and beyond

Workers and revolution in Serbia: From Tito to Miloevic and beyond

Martin Upchurch and Darko Marinkovic

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719085086
eISBN:
9781781706114
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085086.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book offers a refreshing new analysis of the role of workers both in Tito's Yugoslavia and in the subsequent Serbian revolution against Milošević in October 2000. The authors argue that Tito and ... More

Working in a world of hurtTrauma and resilience in the narratives of medical personnel in warzones

Working in a world of hurt: Trauma and resilience in the narratives of medical personnel in warzones

Carol Acton and Jane Potter

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090363
eISBN:
9781781708965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090363.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Working in a World of Hurt uncovers and analyses the range of responses to psychological trauma by male and female medical personnel in wartime in the 20th and early 21st centuries. Until now, ... More

Working men's bodiesWork camps in Britain, 1880-1940

Working men's bodies: Work camps in Britain, 1880-1940

John Field

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719087684
eISBN:
9781781706015
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087684.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

The book provides a comprehensive account of work camp movements in Britain before 1939, based on thorough archival research, and on the reminiscences of participants. It starts with their origins in ... More

World Bank Group Interactions with EnvironmentalistsChanging International Organisation Identities

World Bank Group Interactions with Environmentalists: Changing International Organisation Identities

Susan Park

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079474
eISBN:
9781781703335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079474.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This book shows how environmentalists have shaped the world's largest multilateral development lender, investment financier and political risk insurer to take up sustainable development. It ... More

The Wounds of NationsHorror Cinema, Historical Trauma and National Identity

The Wounds of Nations: Horror Cinema, Historical Trauma and National Identity

Linnie Blake

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075933
eISBN:
9781781700914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075933.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book explores the ways in which the unashamedly disturbing conventions of international horror cinema allow audiences to engage with the traumatic legacy of the recent past in a manner that has ... More

Writing British MuslimsReligion, class and multiculturalism

Writing British Muslims: Religion, class and multiculturalism

Ahmed Rehana

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719087400
eISBN:
9781781708972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087400.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The Rushdie affair, 9/11 and 7/7 pushed British Muslims to the forefront of increasingly fraught debate about multiculturalism. Stereotyping images of the submissive veiled woman, the bearded fanatic ... More

Writing disenchantmentBritish First World War prose, 1914-30

Writing disenchantment: British First World War prose, 1914-30

Andrew Frayn

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719089220
eISBN:
9781781707333
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089220.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book argues that disenchantment is not only a response to wartime experience, but a condition of modernity with a language that finds extreme expression in First World War literature. The ... More

Writing Local History

Writing Local History

John Beckett

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719029509
eISBN:
9781781700679
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719029509.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

This book looks at how local history developed from the antiquarian county studies of the sixteenth century through the growth of ‘professional’ history in the nineteenth century, to the recent past. ... More

Writing otherwiseExperiments in cultural criticism

Writing otherwise: Experiments in cultural criticism

Jackie Stacey and Janet Wolff (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719089428
eISBN:
9781781707340
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089428.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Writing Otherwise is a collection of essays by established feminist and cultural critics interested in experimenting with new styles of expression. Leading figures in their field, such as Marianne ... More

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