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Author Hyman, Richard.

Title Understanding European trade unionism : between market, class and society / Richard Hyman.

Publication Info. London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE, 2001.


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Description 1 online resource (xi, 196 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-190) and index.
Contents Preface; Chapter 1 -- The Strategic Orientations ot Trade Unionism; Chapter 2 -- Trade Unions as Economic Actors; Chapter 3 -- Trade Unions and Class Struggle; Chapter 4 -- Trade Unions in Civil Society; Chapter 5 -- British Trade Unionism; Chapter 6 -- German Trade Unionism; Chapter 7 -- Italian Trade Unionism; Chapter 8 -- Challenges and Changes; References; Index.
Summary In this comprehensive overview of trade unionism in Europe and beyond, Richard Hyman offers a fresh perspective on trade union identity, ideology and strategy. He shows how the varied forms and impact of different national movements reflect historical choices on whether to emphasize a role as market bargainers, mobilizers of class opposition or partners in social integration.
Note Print version record.
Subject Labor unions -- Europe -- Case studies.
Industrial relations -- Europe -- Case studies.
Labor market -- Europe -- Case studies.
Social classes -- Europe -- Case studies.
Labor unions -- Great Britain.
Labor unions -- Germany.
Labor unions -- Italy.
Labor unions -- Europe.
Industrial relations -- Europe.
Labor market -- Europe.
Social classes -- Europe.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Labor & Industrial Relations.
Industrial relations. (OCoLC)fst00971609
Labor market. (OCoLC)fst00990036
Labor unions. (OCoLC)fst00990260
Social classes. (OCoLC)fst01122346
Europe. (OCoLC)fst01245064
Germany. (OCoLC)fst01210272
Great Britain. (OCoLC)fst01204623
Italy. (OCoLC)fst01204565
Genre/Form Case studies. (OCoLC)fst01423765
Other Form: Print version: Hyman, Richard. Understanding European trade unionism. London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE, 2001 0761952217 9780761952213 (DLC) 2001269919 (OCoLC)45991538
ISBN 9781412932493 (electronic bk.)
1412932491 (electronic bk.)
9781446217139 (electronic bk.)
1446217132 (electronic bk.)
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