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Understanding European trade unionism: between market, class and society

Hyman, Richard (2001) Understanding European trade unionism: between market, class and society. SAGE Publications, London. ISBN 9780761952213

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Abstract

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. The book demonstrates how these inherited traditions can serve as both resources and constraints in responding to the challenges which confront trade unions in today's working world.

Item Type: Book
Official URL: http://www.sagepub.co.uk/
Additional Information: © 2001 The author
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
D History General and Old World > D History (General) > D901 Europe (General)
Sets: Research centres and groups > Employment Relations and Organisational Behaviour Group
Departments > Management
Collections > Economists Online
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 06 Oct 2008 13:15
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/12981/

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