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Power in coalition : strategies for strong unions and social change

Author: Amanda Tattersall
Publisher: Ithaca : ILR Press/Cornell University Press, 2010.
Series: Cornell paperbacks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The labour movement sees coalitions as a key tool for union revitalization & social change, but there is little analysis of what makes them successful or the factors that make them fail. This is a comparative study of coalitions between unions & community organizations.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amanda Tattersall
ISBN: 9780801448997 0801448999 9780801476068 0801476062
OCLC Number: 526803717
Description: xii, 209 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: The elements of coalition unionism --
The public education coalition in New South Wales --
Living wages and the grassroots collaborative in Chicago --
The Ontario Health Coalition --
Power in coalition --
Conclusion : the possibilities of successful coalitions.
Series Title: Cornell paperbacks.
Responsibility: Amanda Tattersall.

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Tattersall argues that coalition success must be measured by two criteria: whether campaigns produce social change and whether they sustain organizational strength. The book contributes new,  Read more...

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"Essential reading for anyone who wants to understand how to build the power of working people in a changing world, Amanda Tattersall's book is at once timely, practical, inspiring and challenging. Read more...

 
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