State, labour and market in post-revolution Serbia

Upchurch, Martin (2006) State, labour and market in post-revolution Serbia. Capital and class, 89 . pp. 1-89. ISSN 0309-8168


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Workers played a key role in the October 2000 revolution in Serbia that overthrew Miloševió and his Socialist Party regime. Since then, the trade union movement has begun to consolidate itself into three separate union federations, each with its own distinct orientation. Serbia’s economic problems have persisted, leading to heavy dependence on privatisation, foreign direct investment and loans and grants from international financial institutions. This environment has both constrained and shaped the strategies of the unions. This labour experience is difficult to compare with those of advanced western democracies, and is still conditioned by legacies from the past.

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Research Areas:Middlesex University Schools and Centres > Business School > Leadership, Work and Organisations
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