Making strikes pay

Part of the Springer Studies in Work and Industry book series (SSWI)


This has been an analysis of the relationship between strike strategy and the wages of late Third Republic French coal miners. Late Third Republic French coal miners by themselves are only of interest to a small number of French historians; however, the question that motivated this study—what strategies of class conflict will maximize the economic well-being of the working class—is of very general interest indeed. The title of this book promised that French coal miners would have lessons in the strategy of class conflict from which other workers could learn. What are these lessons precisely?


Labor Movement Premium Wage Union Leader Strike Activity Class Conflict 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1993

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