Croucher, Richard
December 1993
Labour History Review (Maney Publishing);Winter93, Vol. 58 Issue 3, p20
Academic Journal
This article discusses the theme of workers' movements and ethnic conflict. The relevance of the wide social context in determining the nature of antagonism, especially the demographic changes, ethnic features and ideological preoccupations characterizing multi-ethnic society at a local level. Focus on the nature and evolution of trade union organization and the various inclusive or exclusive strategies employed by unions. The identification of ethnic positions in the labor market.


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