Strategies for revitalizing labour movements: Union organizing and building alliances with community in Argentina

  title={Strategies for revitalizing labour movements: Union organizing and building alliances with community in Argentina},
  author={Ayşe Serdar},
  journal={Economic and Industrial Democracy},
  pages={403 - 420}
  • A. Serdar
  • Published 13 July 2012
  • Political Science, History
  • Economic and Industrial Democracy
This article examines the labour renewal strategies implemented by Central de Los Trabajadores de la Argentina. It argues that union organizing is conditioned by historical legacies and structural constraints, while social movement unionism, which for the most part promotes building alliances with community groups, can be achieved by taking advantage of political opportunities and mobilizing resources. To maintain these alliances, trade unions and social movement organizations need to build… 

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