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Professor Craig Phelan

Professor of Modern History

About

Specialist in labour and trade union history. Editor of the journal Labor History, and editor of the Peter Lang book series "Trade Unions Past, Present, and Future". Research interests are wide-ranging geographically, and current research focuses on labour in French West Africa. 

Areas of specialism

  • Labour history
  • World history
  • African history
  • American history

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Publications

Number of items: 22.

Article

Phelan, Craig (2016) Book Review: Tony Chafer and Alexander Keese (eds), Francophone Africa at Fifty. Political Studies Review, 14(2), p. 313. ISSN (print) 1478-9299

Phelan, Craig (2016) Plus ca change : trade unions, the military and politics in Burkina Faso, 1966 and 2014. Labor History, 57(1), pp. 107-125. ISSN (print) 0023-656X

Phelan, Craig (2014) Trade unions and 'responsible participation': Dahomey, 1958-1975. Labor History, 55(3), pp. 346-364. ISSN (print) 0023-656X

Phelan, Craig, Nigam, Aditya, McKay, Sonia, Breman, Jan and Hensman, Rohini (2011) Labor History Symposium: Rohini Hensman, Workers, Unions and Global Capitalism: Lessons from India. Labor History, 52(4), pp. 533-538. ISSN (print) 0023-656X

Phelan, Craig (2011) Trade unions, democratic waves, and structural adjustment: the case of francophone West Africa. Labor History, 52(4), pp. 461-481. ISSN (print) 0023-656X

Phelan, Craig (2009) Trade unions and the European Union’s democratic deficit. Labor History, 50(2), pp. 187-192. ISSN (print) 0023-656X

Phelan, Craig (2006) The two worlds of skill, capitalism and welfare. Labor History, 47(3), pp. 397-404. ISSN (print) 0023-656X

Phelan, Craig (1999) The Warp of Fancy: the Knights of Labor and the Home Club takeover myth. Labor History, 40(3), pp. 283-299. ISSN (print) 0023-656X

Book

Connolly, Heather , Kretsos, Lefteris and Phelan, Craig, eds. (2014) Radical unions in Europe and the future of collective interest representation. Oxford, U.K. : Peter Lang. 267p. (Trade Unions Past, Present and Future) ISBN 9783034308038

Phelan, Craig, ed. (2011) Trade unions in West Africa: historical and contemporary perspectives. Bern, Switzerland : Peter Lang. 282p. (Trade unions past, present and future) ISBN 9783034301176

Phelan, Craig, ed. (2009) Trade unionism since 1945: towards a global history. Volume 1: Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Bern, Switzerland : Peter Lang. 451p. (Trade unions: past, present and future) ISSN (print) 1662-7784 ISBN 9783039114108

Phelan, Craig, ed. (2009) Trade unionism since 1945: towards a global history. Volume 2. The Americas, Asia and Australia. Bern, Switzerland : Peter Lang. 350p. (Trade unions: past, present and future) ISSN (print) 1662-7784 ISBN 9783039119509

Phelan, Craig, ed. (2007) Trade union revitalisation: trends and prospects in 34 countries. Bern, Switzerland : Peter Lang. 585p. ISBN 9783039110094

Phelan, Craig, ed. (2006) The future of organised labour: global perspectives. Bern, Switzerland : Peter Lang. 405p. ISBN 9783039113590

Phelan, Craig (2000) Grand Master Workman: Terence Powderly and the Knights of Labor. Westport, U.S.A. : Greenwood Press. 304p. ISBN 9780313309489

Phelan, Craig (1994) Divided loyalties: the public and private life of labor leader John Mitchell. Albany, U.S. : State University of New York Press. 438p. ISBN 0791420884

Phelan, Craig (1989) William Green: biography of a labor leader. Albany, U.S.A. : State University of New York Press. 223p. ISBN 0887068707

Book Section

Phelan, Craig (2014) The future of European unions: radical prospects? In: Connolly, Heather , Kretsos, Lefteris and Phelan, Craig, (eds.) Radical unions in Europe and the future of collective interest representation. Oxford, U.K. : Peter Lang. pp. 1-27. (Trade Unions Past, Present and Future, no. 20) ISBN 9783034308038

Phelan, Craig (2011) West African trade unionism past and present. In: Phelan, Craig, (ed.) Trade unions in West Africa: historical and contemporary perspectives. Bern, Switzerland : Peter Lang. pp. 1-22. (Trade unions past, present and future) ISBN 9783034301176

Phelan, Craig (2009) Trade unionism in the United States since 1945. In: Phelan, Craig, (ed.) Trade unionism since 1945: towards a global history. Volume 2. The Americas, Asia and Australia. Bern, Switzerland : Peter Lang. pp. 311-340. (Trade unions: past, present and future) ISSN (print) 1662-7784 ISBN 9783039119509

Phelan, Craig (2007) Worldwide trends and prospects for trade union revitalisation. In: Phelan, Craig, (ed.) Trade Union Revitalisation: Trends and Prospects in 34 Countries. Bern, Switzerland : Peter Lang. pp. 11-38. ISBN 9783039110094

Phelan, Craig (2006) The future of organised labour. In: Phelan, Craig, (ed.) The Future of Organised Labour: Global Perspectives. Bern, Switzerland : Peter Lang. pp. 11-36. ISBN 9783039113590

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