O projeto de liberalização na Índia e o futuro dos sindicatos
Palavras-chave:Movimento sindical, Índia, Classe trabalhadora indiana, Luta de classes
A classe dominante da Índia, desde o período de liberalização iniciado em 1991, tentou fragmen-tar e enfraquecer o movimento sindical do país. O principal instrumento para esse enfraqueci-mento é a agenda da “reforma do mercado de trabalho”, impulsionada pelo Fundo Monetário Internacional. No entanto, a classe trabalhadora indiana lutou contra o processo estrutural de integração à cadeia de valor global, um processo que pressionou o movimento sindical, mesmo com as leis sindicais em vigor. Com base em uma pesquisa que realizamos entre trabalhadores da confecção de roupas na região de Délhi, descrevemos a natureza da luta de classes enfrentada pelos trabalhadores indianos e apresentamos ao leitor o caráter da resistência oferecida pelos trabalhadores e pelos sindicatos.
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