Transition from Below: Forging Trade Unionism and Workplace Change in South Africa

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This book analyzes the militant struggle of black workers against the despotism and racism of white power in the workplace, and of their participation in the broader political struggle against apartheid; the triumphant democratic breakthrough which culminated in the election of an ANC government in 1994; and the workers' strategy for reconstruction in the workplace and in local politics. Von Holdt explores the chaos and ungovernability in workplace and community as activists endeavored to disrupt the order of apartheid, as ...

Transition from Below: Forging Trade Unionism and Workplace Change in South Africa 2003, University of Kwazulu Natal Press

ISBN-13: 9781869140298

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