Left-of-Centre Parties and Trade Unions in the Twenty-First Century
Allern, Elin Haugsgjerd (EDT)
Bale, Tim (EDT)
Oxford Univ Pr 2017/04
379 p. 24 cm
This volume examines and assesses the contemporary relationships between old left-of-centre parties and trade unions in twelve countries that have been democracies since at least the mid- to late-1940s.
Table of Contents
1: Elin Haugsgjerd Allern and Tim Bale: The Relationship between Left-of-Centre Parties and Trade Unions 2: Elin Haugsgjerd Allern, Tim Bale, and Simon Otjes: Mapping Party-Trade Union Relationships in Contemporary Democracies 3: Phil Larkin and Charles Lees: The Australian Labor Party and the Trade Unions: 'til Death Do Us Part'? 4: Kurt Richard Luther: A Dying Embrace? Interlocked Party-union Directorates in Austria's Cartel Democracy 5: Tapio Raunio and Niko Laine: Finland: Strong Party-union Links under Challenge 6: Nick Parsons: Left-wing Parties and Trade Unions in France 7: Tim Spier: Growing Apart? Trade Unions and Centre-left Parties in Germany 8: Ronen Mandelkern and Gideon Rahat: Parties and Labour Federations in Israel 9: Liborio Mattina and Mimmo Carrieri: Left-of-Centre Parties and Trade Unions in Italy: From Party Dominance to a Dialogue of the Deaf 10: Simon Otjes and Anne Rasmussen: The Legacy of Pillarization: Trade Union Confederations and Political Parties in the Netherlands 11: Jenny Jansson: Two Branches of the Same Tree? Party-union Links in Sweden in the 21st Century 12: Roland Erne and Sebastian Schief: Strong Ties between Independent Organizations. Unions and Political Parties in Switzerland 13: Paul Webb and Tim Bale: No Place Else To Go: The Labour Party and the Trade Unions in the UK 14: Christopher Witko: Still So Happy Together? The Relationship between Labour Unions and the Democratic Party 15: Elin Haugsgjerd Allern, Tim Bale, and Simon Otjes: The Relationship between Left-of-Centre Parties and Trade unions in Contemporary Democracies 16: Elin Haugsgjerd Allern, Tim Bale, and Simon Otjes: Variations in Party-union Relationships: Explanations and Implications