Historical information

Introduction to trade unions in the Western world, with a focus upon the British experience. Chapter titles: 1. Introduction 2. Trade union growth and development 3. White collar and non-manual trade unionism 4. Internal democracy 5. The challenge from the shop floor 6. Collective bargaining and economic objectives 7. Trade unions: conflict or compromise 8. Trade unions and governments: new directions? 9. Conclusions: trade unions as mature organisations

Significance

Relevant to trade unionism in Western countries.

Physical description

Book; paper.

Inscriptions & markings

Front cover: Author's name and title.