ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Nurses’ Strikes in Kerala

Angels Are Turning Red

The nurses' strikes indicated the outburst of the self-concealed and politically ignored labour's unrest in the hospital industry. It is the beginning of a different form of class struggle, a demand for a more adaptive and communicative strategy from the established trade unions and the political left. This article looks at the labour-capital conflicts in Kerala's hospital industry, class formation and unionisation of nurses and the approach of political parties and the government to the question of labour.

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