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August 20 2007

Advantages of Backwardness

Lowell TurnerLessons for Social Europe
from the American Labour Movement

Lowell Turner, professor and chair of the International and Comparative Labor Departmet at the ILR School, contributed the following article to Social Europe: journal of the european left. It is used here by permission.

"Progressive reforms are dependent to a significant extent on the strength of trade unions and their capacity to promote standards and reform policy, at local, national, regional and international levels." View full text article