CATS Essay

I have come to the decision to do my essay on the full miners strike 1984-85 as the amount of information is quite substantial in regards to LGBT, Feminism, Marxism, Capitalism along with other information some of it quite controversial as it has to do with the military  allegedly been in evolved and dressed as police officers and maybe other dubious actions.

Which brings in the idea of Hegemony.

[hi-jem-uh-nee, hej-uh-moh-nee]

noun, plural hegemonies.

1. leadership or predominant influence exercised by one nation over others, as in a confederation.
2. leadership; predominance.
3. (especially among smaller nations) aggression or expansionism by large nations in an effort to achieve world domination. (hegemony. (n.d.)).

The control of one class over others or indeed one state or organisation over others.

“In the 1971 NUM Annual Conference, it was decided to ask for a 43% pay rise, at a time when the Tories’ were offering around 7-8%. In late 1971, the miners voted to take industrial action if their pay demands were not met. Coal Miners Strike 1972 & 74

A plan was set up in 1977 to see best to deal with Industrial and union action after the 1972 and 1974 miners strikes under the then NUM President Joe Gormley. This was the 1st time since 1926 that miners had been on strike in the UK.


(hegemony. (n.d.)). Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition. Retrieved December 7, 2016, from website


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