The debate on industrial democracy that was carried on throughout the 1970s highlighted above all the disagreements that existed within the labour movement about what the worker’s role and responsibility under capitalism ought to be. This third chapter argues that the TUC’s attempts to accommodate as many as possible of the different tendencies within the movement led to the development of an untenable policy position that was highly vulnerable to attack by representatives of management and the nascent neoliberal right.


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© Conor Cradden 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Conor Cradden
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  1. 1.Institut d’études politiques et internationalesUniversity of LausanneSwitzerland

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