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Friends with benefits? Nine things worth knowing about the links between centre-left parties and trade unions

Bale, Tim (2017) Friends with benefits? Nine things worth knowing about the links between centre-left parties and trade unions. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (21 Apr 2017). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Many European parties have a formal or informal relationship with trade unions. While such alliances can often prove beneficial for parties, they can also generate disagreement between unions and politicians, as events in the UK’s Labour Party have often illustrated. Based on a new study, Tim Bale outlines nine key points for understanding the relationship between centre-left parties and unions.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/europpblog/
Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HS Societies secret benevolent etc
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
Sets: Collections > LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog
Date Deposited: 05 May 2017 14:12
Last Modified: 05 May 2017 14:12
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/75689

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