COSATU IN CRISIS, the fragmentation of an African trade union federation

: Satgar (V.) & Southall (R.) eds.

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305pp., paperback, Johannesburg, 2015

 

A collection of essays that analyse the causes of the crisis in Cosatu and provide perspectives on why organised labour is central to understanding the future of Alliance politics, industrial relations and democracy.

Foreword by Zwelinzima Vavi.

Contributions include:
"Cosatu in Crisis: analysis and prospects" by Vishwas Satgar and Roger Southall
"Lessons from the Political Strategies of Post-Independence African Trade Unions" by Ben Scully
"Cosatu and the Alliance: falling apart at the seams" by Devan Pillay
"Militants of Managers? Cosatu and democracy in the workplace" by Themba Masondo, Mark Orkin and Edward Webster
"Strike Violence After South Africa's Democratic Transition" by Crispen Chinguno