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Comparative union democracy

organisation and opposition in British and American unions

by J. David Edelstein

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Published by Transaction Books in New Brunswick, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Labor unions -- Great Britain.,
    • Labor unions -- United States.,
    • Labor union democracy -- Great Britain.,
    • Labor union democracy -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJ. David Edelstein, Malcolm Warner.
      ContributionsWarner, Malcolm, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6664 .E27 1979
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 388 p. ;
      Number of Pages388
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4565676M
      ISBN 100878556230
      LC Control Number77080874

      3. Bryce first articulated the institutions of political system with democracy as a teleological outcome. 4. According to Strauss, Political philosophy and law became the foundation for the international study of comparative politics. 5. Roy Macridis challenged the way comparative political analysis had been practised in the past.


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