Book review: Australia's own cold war: The waterfront under Menzies

Waters, Christopher 2008, Book review: Australia's own cold war: The waterfront under Menzies, Australian historical studies, vol. 39, no. 1, pp. 138-139.

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Title Book review: Australia's own cold war: The waterfront under Menzies
Author(s) Waters, Christopher
Journal name Australian historical studies
Volume number 39
Issue number 1
Start page 138
End page 139
Total pages 2
Publisher Taylor & Francis
Place of publication Abingdon, Eng.
Publication date 2008-05-02
ISSN 1031-461X
Keyword(s) Arts & Humanities
History
Summary In recent years, political debate about industrial relations has been dominated by the Howard government’s tendency to strengthen the position of employers against employees. As Tom Sheridan’s fine book, Australia’s Own Cold War: The Waterfront Under Menzies, demonstrates, there has been nothing new in Australian history in the Howard government’s concentration on the relationship between business and labour. The long era of the Menzies governments during the 1950s and 1960s was also dominated by industrial struggles and ideological conflict in the workplace.
Language eng
Field of Research 210303 Australian History (excl Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History)
Socio Economic Objective 970121 Expanding Knowledge in History and Archaeology
HERDC Research category C4 Letter or note
ERA Research output type C Journal article
Copyright notice ©2008, Taylor & Francis
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