Resistance and Integration: Peronism and the Argentine Working Class, 1946-1976

Resistance and Integration: Peronism and the Argentine Working Class, 1946-1976

by Daniel James
     
 

Drawing on a variety of untapped sources, this account covers such crucial issues as the role of the Peronist union bureaucracy and the impact of its ideology on workers. It confronts many of the dominant myths that have surrounded Peronism's relationship with the Argentine working class. See more details below

Overview

Drawing on a variety of untapped sources, this account covers such crucial issues as the role of the Peronist union bureaucracy and the impact of its ideology on workers. It confronts many of the dominant myths that have surrounded Peronism's relationship with the Argentine working class.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521346351
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/28/2007
Series:
Cambridge Latin American Studies Series, #64
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part I. The Background: 1. Peronism and the working class, 1943–55; Part II. The Peronist Resistance, 1955–8: 2. The survival of Peronism: resistance in the factories; 3. Commandos and unions: the emergence of the new Peronist union leadership; 4. Ideology and consciousness in the Peronist resistance; Part III. Frondizi and Integration: Temptation and Disenchantment, 1958–62: 5. Resistance and defeat: the impact on leaders, activists and rank and file; 6. The corollary of institutional pragmatism: activists, commandos and elections; Part IV. The Vandor Era: 1962–6; 7. The burocracia sindical: power and politics in Peronist unions; 8. Ideology and politics in Peronist unions: different currents within the movement; Part V. Workers and the Revolución Argentina: from Onganía to the Return of Perón, 1966–73; 9. The Peronist union leaders under siege: new actors and new challenges; 10. Conclusion; Notes; Select bibliography; Index.

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