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Labour and politics in South Africa 1939-1964

Fine, Robert

Labour and politics in South Africa 1939-1964

by Fine, Robert

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Published by typescript in [s.l.] .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D.) - University of Warwick, 1989.

Statementby Robert David Fine.
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Open LibraryOL20152319M

6 Black workers' organisations emerged from the “Durban moment”, a militant outbreak of (illegal) strikes in which had a dramatic impact on labour, capital and the state. The period would eventually produce the main industrial unions in South Africa – in auto, in steel, in chemicals and textiles, including the Metal and Allied Workers Union, and the National Union of Textile . He has published widely on a variety of subjects. His most recent publications include, A Paradox of Victory: COSATU and the democratic transformation in South Africa (UKZN Press, ) and Trade Unions and Party Politics: Labour Movements in Africa (edited with B. Beckman and L. Sachikonye) (HSRC Press, ).

Forty Lost Years The Apartheid State and the Politics of the National Party, to By Dan O'Meara. Forty Lost Years is a penetrating analysis of the rise and demise of the National Party’s long and violent rule in South Africa. Building on the author’s earlier study of Afrikaner nationalism (Volkskapitalisme), this pioneering new work is the first attempt to explain the . SOUTH AFRICAN INDIAN POLITICS AND LABOUR JOSEPH KELLY Submitted in partial fulfilment of tbe requirements for the degree of s in History at the Uni V62' si ty of l':ataI, Durban. NO V3!r:: :

Following the onset of democratic rule in South Africa in April , it soon became clear that the transition was a political one, in the narrowest sense of the term. Specifically, the new South African government has been, and indeed continues to be, beset with the longer term and more inertial consequences of apartheid. These consequences. The purpose of this book is to examine how the South African labour movement is responding to these challenges in the new millennium. in South Africa, where it had both political .


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Title first published in In recognition of the power of organised labour, the ANC Government elected in granted South Africa's unions unprecedented legal and constitutional rights. Despite these gains, the country's unions have faced a fresh set of challenges, many of them emanating from their political allies in by: Try the new Google Books.

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For more information, or to order this book, please visit 76, miners respond to AMWU's call for strike action. After a week, the police intervened, pushing miners back into the pits: 12 dead, 1, injured, 50 leaders arrested. Police open fire on and kill several black miners on a march to Johannesburg during a strike for pay parity.

South African police fire upon and kill 34 miners at Marikana. The main theme of this book, the determination of wages, is introduced by a historical analysis of the labour market in the mines and an examination of the economics and financial structure of the gold mining industry.

Dr Wilson believes that successive South African governments used the gold mining industry when planning labour policies, so that the mines' labour. Labor Law Reforms: In December ofSouth Africa’s government offered up a series of potential changes to its labor laws.

This was mostly done through amending several existing labor acts including The Labour Relations Act (LRA), Basic Conditions of Employment Act (BEC), Employment Equity Act (EEA) and also the Employment Services Bill (ESB). This text provides a revision of South African labour history and makes a contribution to the debate about apartheid's genesis.

Using a range of untapped sources, it shows that there was far more strike action during World War II than was officially acknowledged.5/5(1). South African Labour history There are different ways to tell every story, and the same is true of history.

For instance the story of the gold mining industry has often been told as the story of 'progress' - modernisation, technological achievements, an expanding economy: It is most often related to as the story of the 'Randlords', men like.This title analyses the results of a survey of the political attitudes of members of the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) undertaken in the run up to South Africas third democratic general election in The survey was the third in a series, two previous ones having been conducted by some of the authors writing in the present collection before the .Clifton Crais is Professor of History and Director of African Studies at Emory University.

He is the author of Poverty, War and Violence in South Africa; Sara Baartman and the Hottentot Venus: A Ghost Story and a Biography (with Pamela Scully); and The Politics of Evil: Magic, Power and the Political Imagination in South Africa.

Thomas V. McClendon is Professor of History at .