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Trade unions in West Africa : historical and contemporary perspectives

Author: Craig Phelan
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Peter Lang, ©2011.
Series: Trade unions past, present and future, v. 7.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tells the story of how trade unions, in the face of seemingly insurmountable obstacles, have achieved a measure of success and how they remain today a weakened but still potent source of potential  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Craig Phelan
ISBN: 9783034301176 3034301170
OCLC Number: 741103458
Description: vi, 282 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: West African trade unionism past and present / Craig Phelan --
The Confédération générale du travail (CGT) in West Africa: the difficulties of constructing trade union internationalism / Anne-Catherine Wagner --
The 1947-48 railway strike in West Africa / James Jones --
Trade unions and nationalism in French Guinea, 1945-58 / Elizabeth Schmidt --
Trade unions in The Gambia, 1929-2010 / David Perfect --
Trade unionism among teachers in Benin since 1945 / Azizou Chabi Imorou --
Trade unions, democratic transition and organisational challenge: the Ghana Trades Union Congress, 1989-2009 / Kwamina Panford --
Political pluralism and the trade union movement in Mali / Ousmane Oumarou Sidibe --
Trade unions and the informal economy in Ghana / Akua Britwum --
Trade unions and politics in Guinea since independence / Mohamed Saliou Camara --
On social partnership in West Africa / George Minet.
Series Title: Trade unions past, present and future, v. 7.
Responsibility: Craig Phelan (ed).

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