Murray, Stephen James

Dr. Stephen Murray is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Migration Policy Research and an Affiliate of the Richard Burton Centre for the Study of Wales, both at Swansea University in Wales. He was formerly Senior Lecturer at Buckinghamshire Chilterns University, UK and has taught at universities, on a visiting basis, in Europe, the USA and Russia. He completed his Ph.D. in History from Warwick University, UK where his doctoral research was concerned with nineteenth-century trade unions sponsored migration from the UK to North America.

Trade Union Sponsorship of UK Labour Migration to the United States 1850s to 1880s
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A new and contemporary examination of the emigration schemes utilized by the UK Trade/Craft Unions of the late 19th century to supply and channel workers to the USA. This fresh analysis on the subject fills a gap in the existing literature that has not been visited in scholarship for over fifty years.