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Comprehending the weakness of Russia’s unions


Crowley, Stephen (2002). Comprehending the weakness of Russia's unions. Demokratizatsiya: The Journal of Post-Soviet Democratization, 10(2), 230–255.


Examines the weakness of Russia's unions and the obstacles that prevent them from becoming a more active part of civil society. Weaknesses and strengths of the Federation of Independent Trade Unions of Russia; Numbers of workers involved in strikes from 1992-1999; Responses to surveys of public opinion on the trustworthiness of Russian labor unions from 1994-2000.

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Demokratizatsiya: The Journal of Post-Soviet Democratization


Crowley, Stephen