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Pazhaverkadu: The Untold story

Pulicat (Pazhaverkadu) is historically a remarkable place, an abode for Portuguese, Dutch, the Cholas, Vijayanagar, Arabs and finally the British.

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Paniyas : The unknown untouchables

Numerically the Paniyars form the largest single tribe in Kerala

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SHAKTHI

A Documentary on Pulayan Tribes of Anaimalai Hills

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World Economic Crisis 1931-1936

Introduction: In 1929 stock market crash in USA crushed the whole economy in the country. The Financial and Banking crash, which spread to the other countries was the first symptom of the world economic crisis. This crisis which gripped the capitalist world during 1929-1933 was the most profound and destructive of all economic crises capitalist […]

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Report On National Commission on Labour 1969

Justice P.B Gajendragadkar heading as the chairman, the first National Labour Commission was formed on 26th December 1966 to which the final report was submitted in August 1969. The main aim and objectives of the Commission was to study, examine and give a review on the lifestyle of the labour community of India since independence. […]

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Frank Tannenbaum

Frank Tannenbaum was born on 4th March 1893 in Austria. He was a historian, sociologist, and a criminologist. He was a history professor at Columbia university. He saw the trade union movement as the labourers reaction against the dominance of the machines in the modern industrial society. He felt that the machine degraded the worker […]

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The Gandhian Theory

Trade unionism and collective bargaining has proven to be a trouble when it comes to economies which undergo the early phases of industrialisation. Mahatma Gandhi’s views regarding the role od trade union were contrary to Karl Marx’s Theory. One of the main advises which Gandhi gave was that the workers to be organise themselves because […]

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Theory of Trade Unionism

Robert F. Hoxie was born in 1868. He was the Prof. of Economics at the University of Chicago. He was very much influenced by Veblen for which he became a tedious investigator and tireless hard-work researcher on economics, particularly on “The Theory of Trade Unionism”. He made a commendable contribution to the development of the […]

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Industrial disputes act 1947

Introduction In the simple form industrial dispute can be defined as the difference or irregular link between employers and employers or even between workmen and employers or can be between workmen and workmen on the terms of employment or non-employment aspects, conditions of labour and so on matters related to them. Objectives of the act: […]

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Trade unions act 1926

Introduction According to L. J Hanson, famous and well known economist and thinker, the trade union can be an organisation of the employees, and its main duties is to enable and activate  the employees to act in a united manner, uphold those worker force who all are weak in bargaining position  or in a sense […]

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TRADE UNIONISM -2

There exists a major problem in giving a precise definition for trade unionism as it has many facets with society, economic condition, political and psychological aspects. Even though such attempts provide partial view of unionism as an institution, their usefulness cannot be denied from the view point of analysis of union activity and assessment of […]

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TRADE UNIONISM -1

There exists a major problem in giving a precise definition for trade unionism as it has many facets with society, economic condition, political and psychological aspects. Even though such attempts provide partial view of unionism as an institution, their usefulness cannot be denied from the view point of analysis of union activity and assessment of […]

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Emergence of Trade Union

Introduction: After the industrial revolution of 18th century, the mode of economy had seen the birth of capitalism. Industrial growth resulted in the raise of owners. In India, the economic life style of the people was agrarian by nature. Due to the European industrial developments, the mode of economic life among the Indians met an […]

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