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Labor and Democracy in the Transition to a Market System: A U.S.-Post-Soviet Dialogue

Labor and Democracy in the Transition to a Market System: A U.S.-Post-Soviet Dialogue

Edited by Bertram Silverman, Robert Vogt and Murray Yanowitc

Sharpe, 1992, 258 pp.

For Western readers the most interesting parts of this book will be the ten essays by Russian specialists. Although they provide only glimpses of what has happened to unions and labor disputes in the former U.S.S.R., their range of views makes it unlikely that there will be full agreement for some time on the place of organized labor in the new "market system." The five American academics who conclude the book can offer only limited advice.