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Trade unions and social research

Trade unions and social research

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Published by Avebury in Aldershot, England, Brookfield, Vt., USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Labor unions -- Cross-cultural studies.,
  • Research -- Cross-cultural studies.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Keith Forrester and Colin Thorne.
    SeriesAvebury business school library
    ContributionsForrester, Keith., Thorne, Colin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD6483 .T672 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 215 p. :
    Number of Pages215
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1736234M
    ISBN 101856283542
    LC Control Number92041276

      This book looks at all aspects of New Labour’s policies in relation to employment relations and trade unionism. The first half of Trade Unions in a Neoliberal World presents an overview of industrial politics, the evolution of New Labour and an anatomy of contemporary trade unionism. This book addresses a number of fundamental questions raised by the record of these years. It examines the reasons for membership loss and the implications for trade union influence in the workplace. It looks at the steps the unions took in reaction to the membership problem and .

    This book is the product of twenty years’ detailed research and general reflection on the course of trade-union development, and ranges over the whole field of British trade-union history, from the early craft societies to the structure of modern trade unionism. The Labour Research Department is the independent, trade union based research organisation. LRD's publications Labour Research, Workplace Report, Fact Service and LRD Booklets, along with our unique Enquiry Service provide a wealth of detailed information for supporting negotiations and campaigns.

      Abstract. Trade unions have a number of functions, some of which have been more prominent than others at different periods in history. But over the course of time trade unions have developed five principal functions. Theories of Trade Unions Trade unionism is born out of industrialization which caught momentum after industrial revolution in England during the mod-nineteenth century. The evolution of the trade unions has been interpreted in different ways by different authorities. Their views are expressed in the form of ideologies, approaches, theories etc. John T. Dunlop has been of [ ].


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Posted by Edda Nicolson 17/08/ Posted in Research Tags: Emotions, Emotions history, Emotions in the labour movement, Labour History, PhD, Trade Unions At last year’s Social History Society conference, a fellow PhD student asked me if I had ever thought about emotions history.

Book Description. Growing interest in corporate social responsibility (CSR) has focused attention on the relationship between businesses and key stakeholders, such as NGOs and local communities.

Curiously, however, commentators on CSR rarely discuss the role of trade unions, while commentators on employment relations seldom engage with CSR.

If you want to know about what has been happening at the frontier of recent research on unions, this is the book for you.'- Office trade union / trade union attitude / social dialogue. Book Description. Richard B. Freeman and James L.

Medoff’s now classic book What Do Unions Do?stimulated an enormous theoretical and empirical literature on the economic impact of trade unions. Trade unions continue to be a significant feature of many labor markets, particularly in developing countries, and issues of labor market regulations and labor institutions remain critically Cited by: 3.

From my phenomenological research, i found that the essence of trade union is 'COLLECTIVE ACTION' which has been explain by Marx and Engels (communist manifesto) and also by. A trade union (or a labor union in the U.S.) is an association of workers forming a legal unit or legal personhood, usually called a "bargaining unit", which acts as bargaining agent and legal representative for a unit of employees in all matters of law or right arising from or in the administration of a collective unions typically fund the formal organization, head office.

Trade union, also called labour union, association of workers in a particular trade, industry, or company created for the purpose of securing improvements in pay, benefits, working conditions, or social and political status through collective bargaining. Historical development. As an organized movement, trade unionism (also called organized labour) originated in the 19th century in Great.

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British Trade Unions since By Chris Wrigley Cambridge University Press, Read preview. ROLE OF TRADE UNIONS & MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATIONS AND THEIR PRESENT TREND IN INDIA INTRODUCTION With the changed social, political and educational environment in terms of awareness of right, trade unions are considered a major component of industrial relations system.

Workers union plays an crucial role to protect. the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) - Africa, especially the General Secretary Kwasi Adu Amankwah, for the political support and encouragement of trade union research in general and in particular this study.

Finally, we are grateful to Dr. Rose Meleko Letsholo, University of. This book explores the changing role of trade unions as products of, and agents for, democracy. Despite conventionally being portrayed as politically marginalised and in terminal decline, trade unions continue to represent a significant component of society within most industrialised countries and have demonstrated a capacity for revival and renewal in the face of difficult corcumstances.

The title of his PhD research is 'A Sociological Analysis of Trade Union Responses to Technological Changes at the Arcelor Mittal Vanderbijlpark Plant, '.

His areas of research include trade union responses to production technologies, work re-organisation, trade union responses to xenophobia, social movements and political economy.

Trade Unions, Political Unions and Social Movement Unions: A Case Study of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) in the context of Polokwane A research report submitted to the Faculty of Humanities, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, in partial fulfilment.

These 15 papers originate from a conference that brought together researchers and trade unionists from a number of countries to examine the potential for a more democratic, active, and participative form of collaboration or "research as engagement." The first half contains chapters that explore, theoretically, the nature of research within a collaborative framework.

Trade unions are not merely economic (or ‘industrial relations’) actors: they are necessarily protagonists in the political arena. Regulating the labour market is a question of power resources. Yet if unions are inescapably both economic and political actors, the relationship between the two roles is complex and contradictory, and the.

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Theories relating to introduction of trade unions, history of trade unions in Finland and collective agreement in Finland was presented in the beginning of the theoretical study and general information about industrial relations were also presented. The study applied both the qualitative as well as quantitative research methods.

The past decade has seen the emergence of new types of trade union representatives attracting new and more diverse activists; this book explores their motivations and values, drawing upon the voices of the activists themselves and capturing the relationship between work, social identity and class.

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Therefore, the term should not be restricted to mean merely the relations between the union and the management, but a vast complex of relationship between the union and the management, management and employers, union and employees and between employees themselves.Trade Unions and Social Science Research in India 5 the country has by now a tradition of over half a century of trade union movement.

The national climate has been prepared to accept unionism as a welcome and worthwhile voluntary organization, notwithstanding reservations in certain quarters.

In more than one way trade unions have.