Trade unions and politics

past patterns, future problems by Moran, Michael

Publisher: Department of Politics, University of Hull in [Hull]

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Statementby Michael Moran.
SeriesHull papers in politics ;, no. 4
LC ClassificationsHD8395 .M67
The Physical Object
Pagination[2], 10 leaves ;
Number of Pages10
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Open LibraryOL4488345M
LC Control Number79317617

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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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This book, written by two people with a long involvement in and support for the trade union movement, puts the links between trade unions and the Labour Party, the state of trade union political contributions and the scope of the changing relationship between the unions - the effects both of economic conditions on collective bargaining and the Cited by: Trade Unions and Party Politics provides a finely tuned critique of the impact achieved by these strategies, within the context of both the unique forces shaping them and the looming shadow of the new global economy.

"@en; schema:description " Introduction: Trade unions and party politics in Africa / Björn Beckman and Lloyd Sachikonye. The book examines the influence of British trade unions over government policy during the first two New Labour administrations from the late s to mids.” (Edmund Heery, Transfer, Vol.

22 (2), August, ) "This is a sophisticated yet highly readable account of relations between unions and political parties in today's hard economic times. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. The clearest Trade unions and politics book of this struggle arose with the publication of the book Liberalism is a Sin.

The book was rapidly referred to Rome, where it received a positive, albeit cautious welcome. Catholic/Christian trade unions were created, which fought for worker's rights: Political Catholicism in Europe Routledge.

Jan 17,  · Drawing on the results of extensive field research based on a qualitative study among trade unions from Hungary, Poland, Sweden, and Germany, as well as representatives from the European level, this book points to a significant gap in European trade union politics between pretensions and by: 1.

This book explores the changing role of trade unions as products of, and agents for, democracy. Despite conventionally being portrayed as politically marginalised and in terminal decline, trade unions continue to represent a significant component of society within most industrialised countries and have demonstrated a capacity for revival and renewal in the face of difficult corcumstances.

Trade Unions. A trade union is an organized association of workers formed for the protection and promotion of their common interests.

The standard view of trade unions is that they are monopoly organizations that improve the welfare of members, principally by raising wages above the competitive level.

This article investigates the conditions. Oct 08,  · Trade unions Goodnight sweetheart Amicus wants to close the book on the expediency deals of the 80s and replace it with a redefined template for partnership, says Derek Simpson Author: Derek Simpson.

Serving workers or serving the party?: trade unions and politics in Namibia / Herbert Jauch; Trade unions and th politics of national liberation in Africa / Sakhela Buhlungu. Summary Examines the political role of trade unions in seven African countries (Nigeria, South Africa, Namibia, Uganda, Ghana, Senegal and Zimbabwe) and the various ways.

Trade union, also called labor union, an association of workers in a particular trade, industry, or company created for the purpose of securing improvements in pay, benefits, working conditions, or social and political status through collective bargaining. Read more about trade unions in this article.

Are Unions Democratic. The Internal Politics of Labor Unions and Their Implications Daniel DiSalvo. September 10, Public Sector Other. Labor unions in the United States are supposed to be democratically governed.

Federal law mandates that privatesector union elections be conducted by secret ballot and that elections be held for choosing. The unions have already become a part of the several tendencies toward a political realignment that are now apparent on every hand.

What we witness in actuality is the early beginnings of a People’s Front movement in the United States, for which the trade unions (the C.I.O. alone or a united federation) will furnish the basis. Synopsis. Comparing the political role of trade unions in seven African countries, this collection of essays sorts out the way trade unions across the continent have engaged with political groups—usually by forming their own political party, joining an existing party, or refusing to join party politics altogether.

Trade union is pure simple a class struggle, and proletarians have nothing to lose but their chains and they a world to win. Webbs Theory of Industrial Democracy: Webb’s book ‘Industrial democracy’ is the Bible of trade unionism.

According to Webb, trade unionism is an extension of democracy from political sphere to industrial sphere. Internationally, world trade unionism was split after between two rival organizations: the, largely Communist, World Federation of Trade Unions (WTFU), originally set up inand the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU), founded in by member unions that had withdrawn from the WTFU in protest against its.

Abstract. The party-union relationship sprang from the political weakness of unions. As unions were outside the established power structure it was unlikely they would find allies amongst the established parties, though there were exceptions such as the alliance of some British unions with the Liberal Party in the late nineteenth by: 3.

comparative approach of how and why trade unions engaged in opposition politics in Zambia and Zimbabwe. The reason why the trade unions were chosen as a focus of the research are numerous. Firstly, trade unions usually function as significant collective interest groups whose role is fundamental to the reproduction of the Russell Muusha.

This book is an account of protests organized by trade unions from the late socialism to the 21 st century. It uses protest event analysis and mass surveys to examine the impact of trade unions on institutions before and after systemic change.

The book Transformations of Trade Unionism is a historical analysis of the development of the labour movement in European countries and in the United States, covering case studies on unions during the eighteenth century through to their recent developments in the late s.

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. Mar 28,  · Trade, Labor, and Politics. Serious economic analysis has never supported the Panglossian view of trade as win-win for everyone that is popular in.

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Well organized and elegantly written, it is a major contribution to the field of industrial relations."—David Coates, Wake Forest University. These brief essays frequently comment on the political point of view of the editors of the publications or describe the internal politics within the unions that were reflected in it publications.

Volumes 2 and 3 of the set index the actual publications of 53 trade unions and federations by subject. “Labor activist McAlevey delivers a persuasive argument that the power of ‘strong, democratic’ trade unions can fix many of America’s social problems in this timely cri de coeur She offers a useful primer on how labor organizing works, and effectively refutes common assumptions about unions.

In Western Europe, professional associations often carry out the functions of a trade union. In these cases, they may be negotiating for white-collar and/or professional workers, such as physicians, engineers, or teachers.

Typically such trade unions refrain from politics or pursue a more liberal politics than their blue-collar counterparts.In the last decade or so there have been numerous instances of the French trade union movement demonstrating its capacity for mobilization—including street demonstrations and strikes—from the December movement to more recent conflicts over pensions and employment contracts for young workers.

1 French unions’ ability to organize large Author: Guy Groux.Trade Unions and Politics: A Comparative Introduction, Andrew J Taylor, Macmillan,pages, £ paperback, £ hardback.

The question of trade unions and the part they play in society is once again appearing on the agenda of political concerns. Whilst over the last decade liberal.