Workers' Organizations in Pakistan: Why No Role in Formal Politics?

  title={Workers' Organizations in Pakistan: Why No Role in Formal Politics?},
  author={Christopher Candland},
ABSTRACT Why have Pakistani workers failed to transform their evident street power into sustained influence in formal politics? Throughout South Asia, worker’ organizations formed alliances with political parties, political parties formed workers' organizations, and governments incorporated worker’ organizations into state consultation machinery. With the exception of Pakistan, in each of the countries of South Asia, representatives at these workers organizations have become members of… CONTINUE READING

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