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Syndicalism

noun
1.
A radical political movement that advocates bringing industry and government under the control of labor unions.






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"Syndicalism" Quotes from Famous Books



... plays you forget all about self-determination, syndicalism, guild-control, proletariats, sunspots and even Mr. SMILLIE. If you are a poet, and we are all poets nowadays, you dream yourself into a punt on the Sonning backwater, wondering if the summer was ever so amazing before, nearly being shipwrecked on a sandy spit, startling moorfowl ...
— Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 156, June 11, 1919 • Various

... unique in the sense that the immigrant brings divergent definitions of the situation, and this renders his participation in our activities difficult. At the same time this problem is of the same general type as the one exemplified by "syndicalism," "bolshevism," "socialism," etc., where the definition of the situation does not agree with the traditional one. The modern "social unrest," like the immigrant problem, is a sign of the lack of participation and this is true to the degree that certain elements ...
— Introduction to the Science of Sociology • Robert E. Park



Words linked to "Syndicalism" :   syndicalist, political movement



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