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The Author : Laurent Quintreau

A founding member of the journal Perpendiculaire, Laurent Quintreau works in advertising and directs Betor-pub, the cfdt union for the new economy. He is the author of an essay, four novels and regularly publishes opinion pieces on the topics of curr... [ read more ]
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25 October 2018

Unionizing, or the art of keeping worlds together

Although everybody thinks they know to some extent what it means to unionize, nobody knows precisely what legal, economic or social flux might be generated, increased or halted by union activity. Nor do we know beyond, or perhaps despite, all the visible forms of unionizing (mobilizations, declarations, petitions, assignments) what greater collection of gestures and relationships might modify the texture of reality and set new norms to counter the instrumental logic of numbers and statistics. An essay by writer and trade unionist Laurent Quintreau.

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