© 1989

The Political Economy of Industrial Relations

Theory and Practice in a Cold Climate


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Making Sense of Industrial Relations

  3. Problems of Contemporary Trade Unionism

  4. Back Matter
    Pages 255-259

About this book


This collection of essays attempts to demonstrate how an adequate analysis of trade unions, strikes and collective bargaining must be rooted in a broader understanding of their political and economic context. The second part of the book deals with the central problems of trade unionism.


Class struggle Collective Bargaining economy industrial relations pluralism political economy politics state strike trade union trade unions Union

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.University of WarwickUK

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