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workerist

(ˈwɜːkərɪst)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a supporter of working-class politics
adj
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) of or relating to a view of politics that emphasizes the importance of the working class
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Indeed, he follows the Marxist tradition of Socialisme ou Barbarie and other workerist tendencies in an effort to "understand the exploitation of workers from their own perspective." (19) Students of this method will appreciate Woodcock's attentiveness to the ethics of activist research and his reminder that the "workplace is not a laboratory" and that the unwitting research participants are at the same time individual workers with livelihoods on the line.
Eschewing the politics of symbolism, the workerist tradition of the British Left instead preferred direct action and class-based organisation.
Historically, many early Ultras groups in Italy, particularly in Bologna, Turin, and Livorno, were connected to workerist movements, often using the stadium to express solidarity with struggling workers (Doidge, 2013; Sommerey, 2012).
On the other hand, by criticising the anarchist-trade unionist positions and reiterating the role of the state in the transition process, it seems to foreshadow the polemics with those workerist currents which also had some influence within the PCI, and which were about to come to the fore in Italy in the shape of the Quaderni Rossi group and others.
BALTIC, Gateshead South Shore Road (0191 478 1810) Amanda Beech's Covenant Transport Move Or Die 2016: The artist's five channel video installation features five characters who form a workerist crew.
Seekings' typology for the Global South (Seekings 2008) suggests a "workerist" focus on the formally employed, leading to the exclusion of the informal sector, so that the majority of the population remained excluded for most of the time.
OE: The Venice Biennale is an institution that has gone through World War I, World War II, fascism in Italy, and the workerist and Autonomia movements of the 1960s and '70s.
Melancholia has been a signature of Kelman's writing, inherent in its labelling, for instance, as 'workerist lament'.
I remember when I was working in Oxford we were quite workerist, and we felt the women's movement was crucial but that conscious raising groups were not enough.
This is what gay liberation at its most ambitious aspired to, not least in challenging a narrowly 'workerist' left agenda.
These workerist movements were autonomous, unaffiliated with any of the political parties.