6 edition of Democracy and government in European trade unions found in the catalog.
Democracy and government in European trade unions
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Call for contributors & participants Workshop ‘Trade unions, democracy and political power in France, the UK and Europe’ Co-hosted by the Maison Française d’Oxford, and the European Studies Centre, University of Oxford, and supported by the Europaeum Network Date & venue: 30th May, Maison Française d’Oxford, Norham Rd, Oxford, OX2 6SE, UK (tbc). that trade unions face due to globalisation, with reference to Europe. A further critical analyses are done on the current movement of refugees to Nordic and Western European countries. British Trade Union Movement The trade unions began first in Europe in the sixteenth century, starting from craft guilds and later to mutual aid societies.
Governance and Democracy in the European Union Our research themes Governance in the European Union is continuously in flux: powers are transferred from member states to EU institutions while traditional assumptions about the nature and scope of European integration are subjected to a greater degree of scrutiny and public criticism than at any time in its history. Get this from a library! European unions: labor's quest for a transnational democracy. [Roland Erne] -- "Roland Erne's view of transnational trade union networks challenges the assertion that no realistic prospect exists for remedying the European Union's democratic deficit - that is, its domination by.
We also analyse the successful right2water European Citizens Initiative (ECI) of the European Federation of Public Service Unions and the failed fair transport ECI of the European Transport Workers’ Federation at EU level. Whereas unions have successfully used direct democratic instruments to (i) defend social achievements or (ii) as a lever Cited by: 2. This book does not set out to confirm either of those two visions. no choice but to note that the trade union-party relationship had W estern European Social Democracy has lost its.
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Get this from a library. Democracy and government in European trade unions. [Anthony Carew]. Trade Unions and Democracy Democracy and government in European trade unions book the role of trade unions as products of, and agents for, democracy.
As civil society agents, unions may promote democracy within the wider society, especially in the case of authoritarian regimes or other rigid political systems, by acting as watchdogs and protecting hard-won democratic : $ Trade Unions and Democracy book.
Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Trade Unions and Democracy explores the role of trade unions as Pages: Trade Unions and Democracy explores the role of trade unions as products of, and agents for, democracy.
As civil society agents, unions may promote democracy within the wider society, especially in the case of authoritarian regimes or other rigid political systems, by acting as watchdogs and protecting hard-won democratic ished democratic institutions in many Cited by: Democracy in the European Union.
DOI link for Democracy in the European Union. Democracy in the European Union book. Towards the Emergence of a Public Sphere. democracy, government and institutions are being raised anew and are major political concerns at European and Member State by: Trade Unions and Democracy explores the role of trade unions as products of, and agents for, democracy.
As civil society agents, unions may promote democracy within the wider society, especially in the case of authoritarian regimes or other rigid political systems, by acting as watchdogs and protecting hard-won democratic gains.
Established democratic institutions in many advanced societies. political tactics and policy-making in government, ensured that the DGB Deutscher Gewerkschaftsbund / German Trade Union Congress x - Christian Democracy and the Origins of European Union Wolfram Kaiser Frontmatter More information.
Title: 6 x. Unions and Democracy 5 Introduction It Is well known that unions and collective bargaining allow workers to achieve gradual progress in the areas of compensation, working con-ditions, and other “economic” issues.
But unions also play a deeper role in enhancing the level of democracy, inclusion and participation in soci-ety as a whole. In this book, top scholars look at the efficacy of trade union and worker protest in overthrowing authoritarian governments in Africa.
The analytical introduction and case studies from major African countries argue that unions were often the most important single social force in the democratization.
ponse from the unions until the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) was finally found-ed 15 years later. Despite all the ideas deve-loped between the Wars, there was no common voice of the European trade union movement when European unification got under way. There was not even a common position on the EEC itself.
Supporters and opponents. The European Trade Union Confederation is the major trade union organisation representing workers at European level. European integration has reinforced the EU's role in economic, employment and social policy throughout the 28 Member States.
The ETUC is a European social partner, which means that the European Commission consults it when developing social and economic policies. It also negotiates autonomous agreements and work programmes with European employers Country: European Union. Unions enjoy a direct connection to policy-making independent of government composition, and they hold ties to parties across the political spectrum due to the specific trade union traditions present in.
Book Description: Roland Erne's view of transnational trade union networks challenges the assertion that no realistic prospect exists for remedying the European Union's democratic deficit-that is, its domination by corporate interests and lack of a cohesive European people.
Chapter 1: Introduction: Dilemmas, Contradictions and the Future of European Democracy Part I: Numerical Democray, Corporative Pluralism and Lobbying in European Politics. Chapter 2: Euro-parties and European Parties: New Arenas, New Challenges and New Strategies Chapter 3: EU-Lobbying: Between Representativity and Effectiveness Chapter 4: The Modern West European State and the European Union.
The issue of trade union democracy has been the subject of considerable controversy in recent years. The government has pursued a policy designed in part to 'give unions back to their members' and the decline in the numbers of employees joining unions raises the question of whether trade unionism is losing its relevance.
European Unions: Labor's Quest for a Transnational Democracy [Roland Erne] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Roland Erne's view of transnational trade union networks challenges the assertion that no realistic prospect exists for remedying the European Union's Cited by: SATUCC welcomes this book and therefore hopes that it will assist trade unions in the SADC and the whole of Africa to go soul searching for the real and true workers‘ victory.
Austin C. MunekuFile Size: 2MB. The link between trade unions and democracy has been of paramount importance since the emergence of the ‘labour problem’, as reflected by the concept of ‘Industrial Democracy’ (Webb and Webb, ).This concept systematically linked the workplace to the broader political context in which it Author: Lucio Baccaro, Lucio Baccaro, Chiara Benassi, Guglielmo Meardi.
The condition that political reforms be undertaken is now attached at least rhetorically to almost all Western aid. Actual donor practices vary: France proposes greater liberty and democracy, Great Britain recommends good government, the United States focuses on good governance, Japan talks about linking aid to reductions in military expenditures.
Overview. The book addresses the factors that influence the socialist parties and trade unions).  The book is a Robert K. Merton, who encouraged him to develop those ideas into an article, and later, a book, a task that Lipset approached with the help of two.
Carefully analyzing the changes that characterize workers' political orientations, this study considers the results of a survey of the political attitudes of members of the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) undertaken prior to South Africa's third democratic general election in Key issues--such as internal union and parliamentary democracy, black empowerment, and the /5(3).Democracy and constitutional culture in the Union of Europe Author: Ellis Maule Read related entries on Uncategorised, Constitutional aspects of political integration, Constitutional law, England, Europe--European Union countries, Europe.
Organization and integration law, European Union countries, Intergovernmental (Internal) relations. Community and member nations, Law of Europe, Lothian Author: Ellis Maule.Europe and Africa, particularly towards the end of the Cold War era, makes interesting reading.
The ambitions of some trade union leaders to compete with the ruling parties’ heads of state in.