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The politics of French trade unionism

Jeff Bridgford

The politics of French trade unionism

party-union relations at the time of the union of the left

by Jeff Bridgford

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Published by Leicester University Press in Leicester, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France,
  • France.
    • Subjects:
    • Labor unions -- France -- Political activity,
    • Socialism -- France,
    • France -- Politics and government -- 1958-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 186-193) and index.

      StatementJeff Bridgford.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6687 .B74 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 196 p. :
      Number of Pages196
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1870004M
      ISBN 100718513509
      LC Control Number90028740

      A dominant theme is the complex relationship between changing experiences of work, shifting trade union strategies and political identities. The result is a new perspective on a significant sector of trade unionism and on the character of labour politics from the s to the s. 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).

      In the late s, H. Slomp classified French trade unionism as being an example of the "Latin model" (Slomp, , pp. ). According to him, similar to Italian unions, French unions valued the initiative and input of their members and activists.   Shelves: french-studies, history, non-fiction, philosophy, politics This is an in depth study of socialism in France. The book is broken up into a series of long chapters, each covering a critical period of the political left in France/5.

      Malcolm Chase – Early Trade Unionism Fraternity, Skill and the Politics of Labour. this book argues for its reinstatement. Trade unionism is shown to be both intrinsically important and to provide a window onto the broader historical landscape; the evolution of trade union principles and practices is traced from the seventeenth century to. 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.


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