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Union democracy

Alice Hanson Cook

Union democracy

practice and ideal : an analysis of four large local unions

by Alice Hanson Cook

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Published by Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Labor unions -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Alice H. Cook.
      SeriesCornell studies in industrial and labor relations ;, v. 11
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6508 .C728
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 248 p. ;
      Number of Pages248
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5902287M
      LC Control Number63063908
      OCLC/WorldCa986821

      The European Union (EU), which is the largest aid donor in the world, has been no exception to this trend. This book focuses on the development aid provided by the EU to the South African democracy during its first ten years of life. Read this book on Questia. The title of this volume must be regarded as suggestive rather than as strictly accurate, for the beginnings of union are to be found farther back than , and democracy in its largest sense has even yet been only imperfectly realized.

        In her excellent new book on Russia’s transition from the faltering democracy of the s to the Putinist present, Masha Gessen shares the tale of the sociologist Yuri Levada, who conducted a. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Union Democracy: The Internal Politics of the International Typographical Union by Martin A. Trow, James Coleman and Seymour Martin Lipset (, Paperback) at the best online prices at .

      While Empire of Democracy’s title might suggest the continents-spanning nature of the current moment’s quandaries, much of this goes unexplored. The book offers a . Billionaires are investing some of those riches to further undermine unions. One of the best chapters in the book is an account of the assault on public-sector labor, the last bastion of high union density in the U.S. economy, where percent of workers still belong to a union (compared to about percent in the private sector).


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