Subject: Political Science / Labor & Industrial Relations

Subject: Political Science / Labor & Industrial Relations

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State, Labor, Capital

|9780822985792|Democratizing Class Relations in the Southern Cone| Organized labor has played a critical role in political transition away from authoritarianism in Argentina, Brazil, and Uruguay. Buchanan views the institutional networks where these new governments strive to maintain democracy, focusing on the role of national labor administrations. This book argues that because democratic capitalist regimes are founded on a state-mediated class compromise, institutionalizing labor relations is a major concern. Institutions that foster equitable labor-management bargaining are at the foundation of workers' acquiescence to bourgeois rule. | Paul G. Buchanan| Pitt Latin American Series| History / Latin America / South America Political…

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Steel, State, and Labor

|9780822956020|Mobilization and Adjustment in France|The creation of wealth depends on the capacity of economic actors to adapt to market changes. Such adaptation, in turn, poses fundamental questions about the distribution of resources. Daley investigates the interaction among business, labor, and the state in France in the second half of the twentieth century and reveals how political dynamics refract market pressures. He explains how and why profitability came at the expense of union mobilization, unemployment, and management autonomy, vast amounts of state aid, and less national control over industrial decision making.| Anthony Daley|| Political Science / General Political Science / Labor…

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