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Syndicalism: Writings on Revolutionary Socialist Unions
Red and Black Publishers
A selection of writings, some sympathetic, some hostile, on the political and economic theory of syndicalism--the anarchist strategy of using revolutionary unions to seize control of the workplace and build a socialist system from the bottom up. Contains the complete texts of "Reflections on Violence", by Georges Sorel, "The New Unionism", by Andre Tridon, "Proposed Roads to Freedom", by Bertrand Russell, and "Syndicalism, Industrial Unionism, ...
Black Flame: The Revolutionary Class Politics of Anarchism and Syndicalism (Counter-Power vol 1)
Lucien van der Walt
Black Flame is the first of two volumes that reexamine anarchism's democratic class politics, its vision of a decentralized planned economy, and its impact on popular struggles in five continents over the last 150 years. From the nineteenth century to today's anticapitalist movements, it traces anarchism's lineage and contemporary relevance. It outlines anarchism's insights into questions of race, gender, class, and imperialism, significantly ...
Syndicalism and the Transition to Communism (Studies in Labour History)
During the first two decades of the twentieth century, amidst an extraordinary international upsurge in strike action, the ideas of revolutionary syndicalism developed into a major influence within the world wide trade union movement. Committed to destroying capitalism through direct industrial action and revolutionary trade union struggle, the movement raised fundamental questions about the need for new and democratic forms of power through ...
Radical Unionism: The Rise and Fall of Revolutionary Syndicalism
During the first two decades of the twentieth century the ideas of revolutionary syndicalism developed into a major influence within the trade union movement. Committed to destroying capitalism through direct industrial action and revolutionary trade union struggle, the movement raised fundamental questions for activists across the world. Radical Unionism provides an analysis of the dynamics and trajectory of the syndicalist movement in six ...
The Wobblies: The Story of the IWW and Syndicalism in the United States
Ivan R. Dee
Does anyone save historians remember the Wobblies? This nickname for the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), the revolutionary labor union founded in Chicago in 1905, not so long ago was part of the vocabulary of labor and socialist movements everywhere. But few who have heard of the Wobblies know much about their history, aims, or achievements—or their impact on American labor. In this new edition of his classic study of the Wobblies, ...
Anarcho-Syndicalism (Pluto Classics)
Rudolf Rockerb's classic survey of anarcho-syndicalism was written during the Spanish Civil War to explain to the wider reading public the ideology which inspired the social revolution in Spain. It remains unsurpassed as a general introduction to anarchist thought and an authoritative account of the early history of international anarchism by one of the movement's leading figures.
Syndicalism In France (1914)
Kessinger Publishing, LLC
This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work.
Proposed Roads to Freedom: Socialism, Anarchism, and Syndicalism: With Notes and Introduction
In "Proposed Roads to Freedom," Bertrand Russell weighs the respective advantages and disadvantages of Socialism, Marxism, and Syndicalism.
Anarcho-Syndicalism: Theory and Practice (Working Classics)
In 1937, at the behest of Emma Goldman, Rocker penned this political and philosophical masterpiece as an introduction to the ideals fueling the Spanish social revolution and resistance to capitalism the world over. Within, Rocker offers an introduction to anarchist ideas, a history of the international workers’ movement, and an outline of the syndicalist strategies and tactics embraced at the time (direct action, sabotage and the general ...
Syndicalism and the General Strike: An Explanation (Classic Reprint)
Arthur D. Lewis
Before dealing methodically with the subject, there are two matters connected with Syndicalist doctrine I should like specially to refer to. (Typographical errors above are due to OCR software and don't occur in the book.) About the Publisher Forgotten Books is a publisher of historical writings, such as: Philosophy, Classics, Science, Religion, History, Folklore and Mythology. Forgotten Books' Classic Reprint Series utilizes the latest ...
John Hunter Harley
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed ...
Writings of Big Bill Haywood: Speeches and Pamphlets on Unions, Socialism, Syndicalism, and Revolution
Red and Black Publishers
William D "Big Bill" Haywood was one of the most colorful figures in American labor history. While working in an Idaho silver mine as a young man, he joined the Western Federation of Miners, and quickly became a member of its Executive Board and then its Secretary-Treasurer. Haywood preached a militant brand of unionism which advocated the overthrow of capitalism by a mass general strike and the use of sabotage. In 1905, a former Governor of ...
The Action Française and Revolutionary Syndicalism
The University of North Carolina Press
Mazgaj traces the interaction between the syndicalist Left and the royalist Right in France during the period between the Dreyfuss affair and the beginnings of World War I. Some royalists turned to the Left to enlist support for replacing the Third Republic with a social" monarchy; the Left community was in such disarray that some syndicalists responded to the overtures of the Right. Mazgaj has ferreted out the intrigues taking place between the ...
Revolutionary Syndicalism and French Labor: A Cause Without Rebels
Peter N. Stearns
Rutgers University Press
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Anarcho-Syndicalism in the 20th Century
Black Cat Press
Anarcho-syndicalism, a theory and practice of working class revolution, was developed not by scholars working in libraries but by the workers themselves. The anarcho-syndicalist movement of the 20th century extended to all the industrialized countries of the world and even agricultural regions. This was not a fringe phenomenon but involved millions of workers. Mainstream labour unions and social-democratic parties have become increasingly ...
The New Radicals in the Multiversity and Other Sds Writings on Student Syndicalism (Sixties Series)
Charles H. Kerr
During the late 1960s, when students all over American were practicing direct democracy on campus by waging massive student strikes and taking over their university buildings, the three essays collected here for the first time were among the most widely read pieces of student radical literature. Their author, Carl Davidson, was national vice-president and inter-organizational secretary of the SDS. Starting from the sociologists' conclusion that ...
Syndicalism and the General Strike, an Explanation
Arthur D. Lewis
This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our ...
Green Syndicalism: An Alternative Red/Green Vision (Space, Place, and Society)
Syracuse University Press, 2012
It is widely understood that the burdens of ecological destruction are borne disproportionately by working-class and poor communities, both through illness and disease caused by pollutants and through the depletion of natural resources from which they make a living. Yet, consistently, the voices of the working class are the most marginalized, excluded, and silenced when discussing how to address ecological concerns and protect the environment ...
Rudolf Rocker's classic survey of anarcho-syndicalism was written during the Spanish Civil War to explain to the wider reading public the ideology which inspired the social revolution in Spain. It remains unsurpassed as a general introduction to anarchist thought and an authoritative account of the early history of international anarchism by one of the movement's leading figures.
Workers of the World, Enjoy!: Aesthetic Politics from Revolutionary Syndicalism to the Global Justice ...
Kenneth H. Tucker Jr.
Temple University Press
The aesthetic politics of social movements turn public life into a public stage, where mutual displays of performance often trump rational debate, and urban streets become sites of festivals and carnival. In his penetrating new book, Workers of the World, Enjoy!, Kenneth Tucker provides a new model for understanding social change in our image-saturated and aesthetically charged world. As emotional and artistic images inform our perceptions and ...
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