New Trade Union Activism: Class Consciousness or Social Identity?

New Trade Union Activism: Class Consciousness or Social Identity?

by S. Moore

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349318759
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/01/2011
Edition description: 1st ed. 2011
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 8.27(w) x 11.69(h) x (d)

About the Author

SIAN MOORE Reader at the Working Lives Research Institute at London Metropolitan University, UK.She has published on gender and class, trade union recognition, learning and activism. She previously worked on the Leverhulme Future of Unions programme at the London School of Economics, at the Labour Research Department and in local government, where she was a NALGO activist.

Table of Contents

Introduction Identity and Consciousness: An Unstable Relationship? Structure and Agency: The Dynamics of Workplace Activism The Role of Activists in Collective Mobilisation: Statutory Recognition Ballots Agents of Neoliberalism? : The Contested Role of the ULR From Self-organisation to Equality? The Emergence of Equality Reps Legacies of Self-organisation? Migrant Worker Activists The Ideological Dimensions of Activism: Excavating Class? Conclusions Notes

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