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The Puzzle of Strikes: Class and State Strategies in Postwar Italy
     

The Puzzle of Strikes: Class and State Strategies in Postwar Italy

by Roberto Franzosi, Robert H. Bates, Peter Lange
 

ISBN-10: 0521452872

ISBN-13: 9780521452878

Pub. Date: 05/28/1995

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Focusing on the strategic interaction among workers, employers, and the state, this book examines the temporal movement of postwar Italian strikes. Incorporating several theoretical approaches and based on many forms of empirical evidence (statistical, historical, ethnographic, and survey), The Puzzle of Strikes is unique in its broad concern with a variety of

Overview

Focusing on the strategic interaction among workers, employers, and the state, this book examines the temporal movement of postwar Italian strikes. Incorporating several theoretical approaches and based on many forms of empirical evidence (statistical, historical, ethnographic, and survey), The Puzzle of Strikes is unique in its broad concern with a variety of actors, theories, and forms of empirical evidence.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521452878
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/28/1995
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics Series
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.42(d)

Table of Contents

List of tables, figures and equations; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. The puzzle box; 2. Labor-market conditions and bargaining power; 3. When do workers strike? How the economy matters; 4. Organizational resources and collective action; 5. The structure of collective bargaining; 6. Class power, politics and conflict; 7. Mobilization processes: the 1969 autunno caldo; 8. Countermobilization processes: reactions by the state and employers to strike waves; Epilogue; Appendix; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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