Beardsmore, J. 2006, 'Labour disputes in 2005', Labour Market Trends, pp.174-190.

Bird, D. 1992, 'International comparisons of labour disputes in 1991', Employment Gazette, pp.609-614.

Bordogna, L. and Cella, P.G. 2002, 'Decline or transformation? Change in industrial conflict and its challenges', Transfer, vol. 8, no. 4, pp.585-607.

Chernyshev, I. 2003, 'Decent work statistical indicators: strikes and lockouts statistics in the international context', Bulletin of Labour Statistics, vol. 3, no. 2, pp.1-15 (web version

Creigh, S.W. and Poland, G. 1983, Differences in strike activity between industrial countries in the post-war period, National Institute of Labour Studies Working Paper No. 59, Flinders University of South Australia.

Cross, I. 1908, 'Strike statistics', Publications of the American Statistical Association, vol. 11, no. 82, pp.168-194.

Davies, J. 2001, 'International comparisons of labour disputes in 1999', Labour Market Trends, pp.195-201.

Edwards, P.K. 1983b, 'The pattern of collective industrial action', in Industrial Relations in Britain, ed. G. S. Bain, Oxford, Blackwell.

Edwards, P.K. 2004, 'Review of Beverly J. Silver, Forces of labor', Historical Studies in Industrial Relations, no. 18, pp.187-190.

European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions, 2008, Developments in industrial action 2003-2007, only available at:

Fisher, M. 1973, Measurement of labour disputes and their economic effects, Paris, OECD.

Forchheimer, K. 1948, 'Some international aspects of the strike movement', Bulletin of the Oxford University Institute of Statistics, vol. 10 (reprinted in Evans, E.W. and Creigh, S.W. (eds.) 1977, Industrial conflict in Britain, London, Frank Cass).

Franzosi, R. 1989, 'One hundred years of strike statistics: methodological and theoretical issues in quantitative strike research', Industrial and Labor Relations Review, vol. 42, no. 3, pp.348-362.

Griffin, J.I. 1939, Strikes: a study in quantitative economics, New York, Columbia University Press.

Hyman, R. 1972, Strikes, London, Fontana.

International Labour Office 1926a, Methods of compiling statistics of industrial disputes, Series N (Statistics) no. 10, Geneva, ILO.

International Labour Office 1926b, The third international conference of labour statisticians, Series N (Statistics) no. 12, Geneva, ILO.

International Labour Organization 1993a, Fifteenth international conference of labour statisticians. Report 2: statistics of strikes, lockouts and other forms of industrial action, Geneva, ILO.

International Labour Organization 1993b, Fifteenth international conference of labour statisticians. Report of the conference, Geneva, ILO.

Perry, L.J. and Wilson, P.J. 2004, Trends in work stoppages: a global perspective, Working Paper no. 47, Geneva, ILO.

Peterson, F. 1937, 'Methods used in strike statistics', Journal of the American Statistical Association, vol. 32, no. 197, pp.90-96.

Shalev, M. 1978, 'Problems of strike measurement', in The resurgence of class conflict in western Europe since 1968. Volume 1, national studies, eds. C. Crouch and A. Pizzorno, London, Macmillan.

Silver, Beverly J., Giovanni Arrighi, and Melvyn Dubofsky, eds., Labor Unrest in the World-Economy, 1870 1990, in: Review of the Fernand Braudel Center, volume XVIII, no. 1, winter 1995

Silver, B.J. 2003, Forces of labor: workers' movements and globalization since 1870, New York, Cambridge University Press.

Sweet, T.G. and Jackson, D. 1978, The classification and interpretation of strike statistics: an international comparative analysis, University of Aston Management Centre, Working Paper no. 97.

Velden, Sjaak van der, et al. 2007, Strikes around the World, 1968-2005. Case-studies of 15 countries, Amsterdam, Aksant. Turner, H.A. et al. 1967, Labour relations in the motor industry, London, George Allen and Unwin.

Walsh, K. 1983, Strikes in Europe and the United States: measurement and incidence, London, Frances Pinter.