The 1972 miners' strike: popular agency and industrial politics in Britain

Pickets during the 1972 miners' strike

A detailed and informative account of the successful nationwide strike of UK miners in 1972, written as an academic paper by Jim Phillips.

1972-miners-strike.pdf153.59 KB

Posted By

Feb 20 2017 17:58


  • …strikes in most sectors were generally shaped more by the attitudes of union members than the inclinations of union leaders. To retain influence and credibility in their organisations union leaders had to respond to these attitudes…

    Jim Phillips

Attached files