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TRANSITION, TRADE UNIONS AND POLITICAL ELITES IN SLOVENIA AND CROATIA

Marko Grdešić ; Faculty of Political Science, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia


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Abstract

Slovenia and Croatia differ greatly concerning the political position
of their trade unions and their clout in political decision-making.
The Slovenian way and pattern is inclusive and the Croatian conflictual.
The difference – despite the common historical legacy of Yugoslav
self-management – can be explained by the political interventions
of the governments and the elites that played the dominant role
in the early, formative, years of the transition. The pattern entrenched in that period persists, even when some radical reform is attempted and a new path chosen. Such a reversal was attempted after 2000 both in Slovenia and Croatia, but both attempts failed.

Keywords

transitions, unions, labour, workers, social dialog, industrial conflicts, political parties, political elites, Croatia, Slovenia

Hrčak ID:

20378

URI

https://hrcak.srce.hr/20378

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