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Published: 31 July 2014

272 Pages | 22 Tables, black & white, 9 Illustrations, black & white, 11 Line drawings, black & white

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719091124

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Worker Protests in Post-Communist Romania and Ukraine

Striking with tied hands

Mihai Varga

Published by Manchester University Press

  • First study about strategies of trade unions at the factory level in post-communist countries
  • First to develop a theory of effective trade union strategy in Eastern Europe
  • In exploring the workings of effective trade union strategy, the study is among the few to take into account the problems of coming up with strategies in regions where states largely fail to enforce laws and in economic sectors characterised by massive plant closures
  • Uses a combination of research methodologies that is rare in political science and sociology
  • a theoretically informed game theoretical model with empirically informed narratives of actual histories of conflict

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