Citizenship, Labour Markets and Democratization

Citizenship, Labour Markets and Democratization : Chile and the Modern Sequence

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This book presents a re-examination of classical issues in the relationship between different forms of democratization, civil, political and social, and examines Chile's transition to democracy during the 1990s as a typical case of the modern sequence. It highlights the lasting institutional limits to social democratization in countries that are democratizing in the context of radical market reforms and provides an account of the politics of limiting social deepening in the crucial early years of Chile's transition, including a detailed examination of the influence of local union history and labour relations.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 291 pages
  • 140 x 216mm
  • Basingstoke, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1st ed. 2002
  • XXVIII, 291 p.
  • 1349422126
  • 9781349422128

Table of contents

List of Tables List of Figures Acknowledgements Glossary of Abbreviations Introduction PART ONE: THEORETICAL ISSUES Citizenship and Democratization Human Resources and Market Reforms PART TWO: LABOUR POLITICS AND CHILE'S TRANSITION Business Leaders and Democracy's Limits Unions, Parties and the Sacrifice for Democracy The Transition to Democracy and the Enforcement of Markets PART THREE: SOCIAL CITIZENSHIP AND CHILE'S LABOUR REFORMS Democratic Legitimation and the New Labour Code That Was Not Training Policy and De-Centralisation Labour Relations and Investment in Workers Union Strength, Union History and Union Effects Appendices Select Bibliography Index
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About Louise Haagh

LOUISE HAAGH is a British Academy Research Fellow at St Antony's College, Oxford.
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