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Trade unionism and politics in Niger.

George R. Martens

Trade unionism and politics in Niger.

by George R. Martens

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Published by Regional Economic Research and Documentation Center in Lome, Togo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Niger
    • Subjects:
    • Labor unions -- Niger -- Political activity,
    • Labor unions -- Niger -- History,
    • Niger -- Economic conditions

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesLabor and development. Special issue.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6882.Z65 M37 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination93 p. ;
      Number of Pages93
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2299845M
      LC Control Number86172446

      These series are a celebration of trade unionism in Nigeria in the last one hundred years. Politics and the Unionist: Colonialism was about domination, subjugation and exploitation of the human. the spread of trade unionism globally including nigeria Wherever capitalist industrialists expand their profit-seeking activities across the globe, the idea of trade unionism follows. By the late s and early s British capitalists set up industries in many countries in .

      Strategic and Proactive Trade Unionism. For the speedy growth and sustenance of trade unionism in Nigeria, the only way (although it looks simplistic on the surface) is to adopt the system of what. that trade unionism is an integral part of complicated yet on the whole smoothly working system of industrial relations. ―Allen‖ () mentioned that trade unionism is an attempt to rectify the power imbalance. It is a substitute for individual action and is an integral part of the relationship between the buyers and sellers of labor power.

      At its best 1 May, May Day, is about the unity of socialist politics and the power of the working class. A hundred years ago the Second International grouping of socialist parties called on all socialists and trade unionists in every country to "demonstrate energetically" each 1 May "for the legal establishment of the eight-hour day, for the. the developments in the sphere of politics and trade unionism in the last ten years in the city can be understood only in the context of these personal loyalties. Thus the move to organise the local branch of the INTUC was opposed by the local Congress chief as he thought that this might weaken the position of his former colleagues who.


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Trade unionism and politics in Niger by George R. Martens Download PDF EPUB FB2

This is the thirteenth and concluding edition of the serial on OWEI LAKEMFA's latest work: "One hundred years of trade unionism in Nigeria". The twelfth part was published yesterday. Since the publication of the History of Trade Unionism () by Sidney and Beatrice Webb, the predominant historical view is that a trade union "is a continuous association on wage earners for the purpose of maintaining or improving the conditions of their employment." Karl Marx described trade unions thus: "The value of labour-power constitutes the conscious and explicit foundation of the.

Read the full-text online edition of Trade and Politics in the Niger Delta, An Introduction to the Economic and Political History of Nigeria ().

Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Trade and Politics in the Niger Delta, Trade Unions and the State is a powerful rewriting of the UK story, one whose strength derives from its capacity to link a detailed and scholarly understanding of industrial relations detail with a wider theoretical framework.

Well organized and elegantly written, it is a major contribution to the field of industrial relations."—David Coates, Wake Forest University.

The History of Trade Unionism (, new edition ) is a book by Sidney and Beatrice Webb on the British trade union movement's development before River Niger and its important tributary, River Benue that flows into a network of rivers that enter the Atlantic Ocean (Nnabugwu and Ekop, ; Ugbudian, ) The country is inhabited by numerous ethnic groups, namely, Edo, Yoruba, Hausa, Ijaw, Igbo, Idoma, Efik and among others.

These groups are over two hundred and fifty () in Size: KB. comparative approach of how and why trade unions engaged in opposition politics in Zambia and Zimbabwe.

The reason why the trade unions were chosen as a focus of the research are numerous. Firstly, trade unions usually function as significant collective interest groups whose role is fundamental to the reproduction of the Size: KB.

Once the heartland of British labour history, trade unionism has been marginalised in much recent scholarship. In a critical survey from the earliest times to the nineteenth century, this book argues for its reinstatement.

Trade unionism is shown to be both intrinsically important and to provide a w. 1st Edition Published on Ma by Routledge This book analyses the politics and political issues associated with Trade Unions and Trade Unionism in Wes Trade Unions and Politics in Western Europe - 1st Edition - J.

The collapse of Britain's powerful labor movement in the last quarter century has been one of the most significant and astonishing stories in recent political history.

How were the governments of Margaret Thatcher and her successors able to tame the unions. In analyzing how an entirely new industrial relations system was constructed afterHowell offers a revisionist history of British.

Examining the policies and practices of trade unions during the s, the authors investigate the tension between bureaucratic and collective participative relations within and between unions. Trade union is pure simple a class struggle, and proletarians have nothing to lose but their chains and they a world to win.

Webbs Theory of Industrial Democracy: Webb’s book ‘Industrial democracy’ is the Bible of trade unionism. According to Webb, trade unionism is an extension of democracy from political sphere to industrial sphere. Trade and Politics in the Niger Delta, (Acls History E-book Project Reprint Series - Oxford Studies in African Affairs) [Dike, Kenneth Onwuka] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Trade and Politics in the Niger Delta, (Acls History E-book Project Reprint Series - Oxford Studies in African Affairs)Cited by: The relationship between trade unionism and politics in South Africa reminds us of th e relationship that existed or stillexists in other parts of the world, especially in.

TAfricarade unionism and politics in South Africa presents some due to South Africa’s particularities historical. Trade unionism was the first training school in proletarian virtue, in solidarity as the spirit of organised fighting.

It embodied the first form of proletarian organised power. In the early English and American trade unions this virtue often petrified and degenerated into a narrow craft-corporation, a.

TRADE UNION SERVICES AND BENEFITS IN AFRICA Edited by: Trywell Kalusopa Kwabena Nyarko Otoo trade unions, and researchers who contributed to the production of this book. It is not possible to list all of them here, but we do certainly make mention of some of them.

trade unions in Africa need to re-orient their operations so that workers File Size: 2MB. If our big trade unions ditched party political affiliation it would send a clear message that they exist for all workers. The future of Unite, and unionism, is more important than party politics. UK PLC needs strong worker voices.

Nick Denys is Head of Policy at. of keeping social peace. British and French trade unionists acted as development workers, and introduced their respective models of trade unionism. Following the example of the ‘metro-pole’, competing communist, socialist and Chris-tian trade unions with distinct political orientations were formed in the French colonies,File Size: 81KB.

Other articles where Political unionism is discussed: organized labour: Characteristics of the continental labour movement: but to define themselves as political movements—at least until conditions for independent, economic unionism had been created—and in fact they typically started out as industrial arms of political parties, usually socialist or Roman Catholic.

Women and trade unionism in Nigeria. Sokunbi Women Employment and Trade Unionism. The Role of Women in National Development participation of women political problems production professions promote protection purdah responsibilities role of women Royal Niger Company rural women Secretary situation social society stress trade.

Abstract. For a long time, French trade unionism constituted a clear illustration of what has been dubbed the “French exception.”This is no longer the case.

The fact remains that the actions of French trade unions seem paradoxical to many foreign observers. In today’s Europe French trade unions are : Guy Groux.In Western Europe, professional associations often carry out the functions of a trade union.

In these cases, they may be negotiating for white-collar and/or professional workers, such as physicians, engineers, or teachers. Typically such trade unions refrain from politics or pursue a more liberal politics than their blue-collar counterparts.In book: Trade Unions and the Coming of Democracy in Africa (pp) question whether politics is merely a struggle among dominant elites or involves and In Niger, the trade unions.