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United Kingdom, Industrial Relations, Collective Bargaining


Professor Wedderburn's addition to the Pelican Law Series is, in keeping with the best of that series, an excellent introduction to the industrial law of the United Kingdom. Like its predecessors this book is written "both for the general reader and for the student of our social and legal system". However, general readers will have to be rather sophisticated in the law to stay with Professor Wedderburn from "The Foundations of Labour Law", through five chapters on the "law of industrial peace" and four on the "law of industrial conflict", to his conclusion.