Stalled Democracy: Capital, Labor and the Paradox of State-Sponsored Development

Stalled Democracy: Capital, Labor and the Paradox of State-Sponsored Development

by Eva Bellin
     
 

This ambitious book examines the dynamics of democratization in Tunisia and other late-developing countries where the process has stalled.See more details below

Overview

This ambitious book examines the dynamics of democratization in Tunisia and other late-developing countries where the process has stalled.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801439421
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
01/28/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
252
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Eva Bellin is Myra and Robert Kraft Professor of Arab Politics in the Department of Politics and the Crown Center for Middle East Studies, Brandeis University.

Table of Contents

Introduction

1. Genesis of the Private Sector in Tunisia: The Logic of State Sponsorship

2. The Developmental Paradox: Capital's Emergent Power and Autonomy

3. A Checkered Alliance: State Sponsorship of Labor

4. Influence under Constraint: The Trajectory of Labor's Power and Autonomy

5. Capital and Labor: Agents of Democratization?

6. Stalled Democracy in Comparative Perspective

Appendix 1: Comparative Wage Rates in Forty-one Countries, 1990

Appendix 2: Number of Strikes in Tunisia, 1970–1994

Appendix 3: Organizational Structure of the Union Générale de Travailleurs Tunisiens

Appendix 4: Membership Numbers in the Union Générale de Travailleurs Tunisiens

Notes
References
Index

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