Alan Tuckman

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"Alan Tuckman received a PhD in 1985 for a thesis entitled Industrial Relations and Hegemony: Workplace Occupation in Britain 1971-1981 surveying the occupation wave of the period, as well as of the past, and detailed a number he was directly involved in. He has taught Sociology and Employment Relations at a number of UK Universities while researching and publishing on industrial conflict, trade unionism, and employment issues. He has recently published a number of articles on worker occupation in the 1970s, including in 2011, 'Workers' Control and the Politics of Factory Occupation in Britain in the 1970s', in Ours to Master and to Own: Workers' Control from the Commune to the Present, eds. I. Ness & D. Azzellini, Haymarket Books, Chicago, pp. 284-301. He is involved in and currently a Fellow at the Centre for Industrial Relations at the Universities of Keele, and in the School of Economics and Business, University of Loughborough. He wrote Challenging Health as a Commodity: The Work-in at the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson (EGA) Hospital 1976 to 1979." (