Goodbye to all that?: A Review of Literature on the 1984/5 Miners' Strike

  title={Goodbye to all that?: A Review of Literature on the 1984/5 Miners' Strike},
  author={David Howell},
  journal={Work Employment \& Society},
  pages={388 - 404}
  • David Howell
  • Published 1 September 1987
  • Political Science, History
  • Work Employment & Society
He knew where the responsibility lay. He had been a Labour Minister, one of those who had taken office in the optimism of 1964, and now more than two decades later, had a promising future behind him. 'Look at Scargill, he's ruined the coal industry, he's split his Union, he's undermined the Labour Party's electoral prospects.' Here was a judgement from the metropolitan heartland, patrician in its assurance, but tabloid in its crudity. As a verdict on complex events lasting a year, and directly… 
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