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The Impact of Political Action on Labour Movement Strength

Trade Union Revitalisation in Africa


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Overview

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Michael A. Oyelere
      Pages 3-9
    3. Michael A. Oyelere
      Pages 25-33
  3. The Nigerian Context and Case Study Organisations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 35-35
    2. Michael A. Oyelere
      Pages 37-72
    3. Michael A. Oyelere
      Pages 73-93
  4. Politics and Trade Unions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 95-95
    2. Michael A. Oyelere
      Pages 97-127
    3. Michael A. Oyelere
      Pages 128-143
    4. Michael A. Oyelere
      Pages 144-166
  5. The State and Predicament of the Labour Movement

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 167-167
    2. Michael A. Oyelere
      Pages 169-193
    3. Michael A. Oyelere
      Pages 194-207
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 208-222

About this book


In light of the decline of trade union membership and the role TU are expected to play in industrial relations, this book explores the consequences of government action and the economic policies on TU membership, investigating the forms of political action undertaken by TU and reviewing the conditions under which these actions succeed or fail.


government industrial relations Organisation organization Political Action politics unions

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Regent’s Business School LondonUK

About the authors

Michael Oyelere is a lecturer in the Business and Management Faculty at Regent's University London, UK. Previously, he was Doctoral Research Student at Middlesex University Business School, UK, during which he taught HRM and OB modules at different levels. He has also taught on the MA and MBA programmes at the University of East London, UK.

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