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Trabajo y sociedad

On-line version ISSN 1514-6871


IGLESIAS, Esteban. Transformations of the political identities: Origin and mutation of Classist and Combative Current (Corriente Clasista y Combativa) in Rosario city. Trab. soc. [online]. 2012, n.19. ISSN 1514-6871.

The purpose of this work is to analyze the political origins and mutation of Classist and Combative Current (Corriente Clasista y Combativa - CCC) in Rosario city, emphasizing on the transformations that work on their identity and political principles. The CCC from its beginnings until the present days has suffered significant modifications in its identity principles. In its beginnings, the organization was constituted as a fighting tool for the unemployed. Never the less, after some changes occurred in the social and political environment that overcame form some specific public policies, this particular element has been relegated form its identity dimension, so its political actions became protagonist in the workers world. The political aspects of the organization were influenced, that's the reason why the protests are orientated to the national government. The gathering of information was made through interviews. Key informers were selected, and the information they provided allowed the reconstruction of how the identity and political principles of the organization were forged from its gestation to the present days. There where another sources such as national and local newspapers, which allows a description of the analyzed period, go deeper in the analysis of the political and social conjuncture, and finally, the confrontation between different sources of information, key informers and journalists.

Keywords : Social protest; Picketer organizations; Political identities.

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