'An enormous sense of solidarity': London and the 1984-5 miners' strike

Featherstone, D., Kelliher, D. , Donovan, D., Conway, T. and Davison, S. (2018) 'An enormous sense of solidarity': London and the 1984-5 miners' strike. Soundings: A Journal of Politics and Culture, 69, pp. 99-112. (doi:10.3898/SOUN:69.06.2018)

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Abstract

Alongside the 1984–5 miners' strike there developed a large and diverse support movement. Too often in accounts of the 1970s and 1980s, class politics is seen in opposition to liberation movements organised around gender, sexuality and race. This is to ignore important forms of alliance and solidarity which cross–cut these differences in powerful and innovative ways. Three personal testimonies from activists involved in this support give a sense of the depth and diversity of that solidarity.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:No
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Kelliher, Dr Diarmaid and Featherstone, Dr David
Authors: Featherstone, D., Kelliher, D., Donovan, D., Conway, T., and Davison, S.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Geographical and Earth Sciences > Geography
Journal Name:Soundings: A Journal of Politics and Culture
Publisher:Lawrence and Wishart
ISSN:1362-6620
ISSN (Online):1741-0797
Published Online:18 July 2018

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