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Unionism may refer to:


  • Community unionism, the ways trade unions work with community organizations
  • Craft unionism, a model of trade unionism in which workers are organised based on a particular craft or trade
  • Dual unionism, the development of a union or political organization parallel to and within an existing labor union
  • Industrial unionism, a labor union organizing method in which all workers in the same industry are organized into the same union
  • New Unionism, a term which has been used twice in the history of the labour movement to describe moves to broaden the union agenda
  • Open-source unionism, a term coined by academics Richard B. Freeman and Joel Rogers to explain a possible new model for organizing workers
  • Social Movement Unionism, a trend of theory and practice in contemporary trade unionism
  • Solidarity unionism, a model of labour organizing in which the workers themselves formulate strategy and take action
  • The organization of workers in trade unions


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  • Christian ecumenism, initiatives aimed at worldwide Christian unity

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