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Aitken, William (1812?–1869), Chartist and factory reformer

Robert G. Hall.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Politics. 1042 words.

Aitken, William (1812?–1869), Chartist and factory reformer, was born in a barrack room near Dunbar, possibly on 2 June 1812, the youngest but one of nine children of Scottish parents,...

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‘An inborn restlessness’: Migration and exile in a turbulent world

Alan Gamlen.

in Migration Studies

November 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Labour and Demographic Economics; Human Geography; International Relations; Migration Studies. 3628 words.

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Austin, Harriet N.

Jane B. Donegan.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Ethical Issues and Debates; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 986 words.

Austin, Harriet N. (1825–1891), hydropathic physician and health and dress reformer, was born in Connecticut but raised in Moravia, New York. Little is known about her parentage or early...

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Baker, Robert (1803–1880), surgeon and factory inspector

Margaret Pelling.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Surgery. 598 words.

Baker, Robert (1803–1880), surgeon and factory inspector, was born on 15 August 1803 in York, the second son of John Baker, druggist, of High Ousegate, York, and his wife, Hannah. His...

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Beyond conditionality versus cooperation: Power and resistance in the case of EU mobility partnerships and Swiss migration partnerships

Rahel Kunz and Julia Maisenbacher.

in Migration Studies

July 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Labour and Demographic Economics; Human Geography; International Relations; Migration Studies. 11247 words.

Migration partnerships (MPs) have become a key instrument in global migration governance. In contrast to traditional unilateral approaches, MPs emphasize a more comprehensive and inclusive...

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Biggs, Hermann Michael

Howard Markel.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Medicine and Health; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Pathology; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 994 words.

Biggs, Hermann Michael (29 September 1859–28 June 1923), pathologist, bacteriologist, physician, and public health official, was born in Trumansburg, New York, the son of Joseph Hunt Biggs...

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Birtwistle, Thomas (1833–1912), trade unionist and factory inspector

Duncan Bythell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1154 words.

Birtwistle, Thomas (1833–1912), trade unionist and factory inspector, was born at Great Harwood, Lancashire, on 16 October 1833, the son of Jonathan Birtwistle, a calico printer, and Ann...

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Blackwell, Elizabeth

Regina Morantz-Sanchez.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Medicine and Health; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 1615 words.

Blackwell, Elizabeth (03 February 1821–31 May 1910), physician, reformer, and medical educator, was born in Bristol, England, daughter of Samuel Blackwell, a prosperous sugar refiner, and...

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Blain, Sir Herbert Edwin (1870–1942), safety campaigner and political agent

Mike Esbester.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Politics; Elections and Electoral Studies. 1100 words.

Blain, Sir Herbert Edwin (1870–1942), safety campaigner and political agent, was born at 341 Upper Parliament Street, Liverpool, on 14 May 1870, the son of Arbuthnot Harrisson Blain...

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<i>Blurred borders: Transnational migration between the Hispanic Caribbean and the United States.</i> By Jorge Duany.

Hector R. Cordero-Guzman.

in Migration Studies

March 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Labour and Demographic Economics; Human Geography; International Relations; Migration Studies. 1559 words.

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