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The development of skilled work in the British coal mining industry, 1870-1985.

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Journal publication date12/1986
JournalIndustrial Relations Journal
Journal number4
Volume17
Number of pages11
Pages339-349
Original languageEnglish

Abstract

Here the trajectory of manual work in the British coal mining industry since the late nineteenth century is examined in relation to five sociological models of development of modern skilled work. Each of the models is examined in the four main phases of the labour process in coal mining.