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The Labour movement and incomes policy : origins and development of the accord

Singleton, Gwynneth


The Hawke Labor government was elected for its third term of office in 1987. It owes much of this success to its Accord with the Australian Council of Trade Unions. The purpose of this thesis is to elucidate what consolidates and sustains the bargained bipartite relationship that is the core of the Accord and central to its viability as a cooperative incomes strategy for the industrial and political wings of the Australian labour movement. The thesis begins with an examination of what the...[Show more]

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Date published: 1988
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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