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Trade Unions and Democracy

Strategies and Perspectives (Perspectives on Democratization)

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Published by Transaction Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Trade unions,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Labor unions,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Labor & Industrial Relations - Unions,
  • Political Science / General,
  • Democracy,
  • Political activity

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMark Harcourt (Editor), Geoffrey Wood (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages422
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8432777M
    ISBN 101412805716
    ISBN 109781412805711
    OCLC/WorldCa62084473


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Carefully analyzing the changes that characterize workers' political orientations, this study considers the results of a survey of the political attitudes of members of the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) undertaken prior to South Africa's third democratic general election in Key issues--such as internal union and parliamentary democracy, black empowerment, and the /5(3).

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The crisis facing established democratic institutions in the advanced societies has been widely noted. In response, there has been increasing interest in the role Author: Mark Harcourt.

Trade Unions and Democracy by Mark Harcourt,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. A rousing and electrifying call to arms, A Collective Bargain shows us why we must strengthen and defend the only force capable of fighting back against social injustice and the alarming right-wing shift in our politics: a strong, democratic union movement.

For decades, intractable social and economic problems have been eating away at the social and political fabric of the United States. Unions work like a democracy. They hold elections for officers who make decisions on behalf of members, giving workers more power on the job.

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Bjrn Beckman is a professor of Political Science at Stockholm University in Sweden. He has written extensively on African trade unions, state and civil society, especially on Nigerian union politics. He co-authored Union power in the Nigerian textile industry with Gunilla Andrae (Nordic Africa Institute,UppsalaCRD, Kano ) and co-edited Labour regimes and liberalization: The.

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Unions and Democracy 5 Introduction It Is well known that unions and collective bargaining allow workers to achieve gradual progress in the areas of compensation, working con-ditions, and other “economic” issues.

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