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Understanding European trade unionism [electronic resource] : between market, class and society / Richard Hyman.

By: Hyman, Richard.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE, 2001Description: 1 online resource (xi, 196 p.) : ill.ISBN: 0761952217; 9780761952213; 0761952209 (HBK.); 9780761952206 (HBK.); 9781412932493 (electronic bk.); 1412932491 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): 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 | Electronic books | Syndicats -- Europe -- Cas, �Etudes de | Relations industrielles -- Europe -- Cas, �Etudes de | March�e du travail -- Europe -- Cas, �Etudes de | Classes sociales -- Europe -- Cas, �Etudes de | Syndicats -- Grande-Bretagne | Syndicats -- Allemagne | Syndicats -- Italie | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Labor | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Labor & Industrial Relations | Vakbeweging | ArbeidsmarktGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Understanding European trade unionism.DDC classification: 331.88/094 Online resources: EBSCOhost
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.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [177]-190) and index.

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.

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.

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Understanding European trade unionism by Hyman, Richard. ©2001
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