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Right to Strike

and various kinds of arguments have been advanced in support of this view based on the primacy of social interest, the inherent immorality of the law of the jungle which direct labour-management conflict is held to amount to, the disparity in the holding power of the two sides, 35the require- ments of economic growth, and ao on. The law in our country also, without directly banning all strikes, places so many restrictions on them that a lawful strike within the existing labour legislation is almost inconceivable. And further restrictions are .still being contemplated. A serious discussion of the nature of the, right to strike is, therefore, highly topical and relevant to pur conditions today. Macfarlane in his scholarly book undertakes just such a discussion and does it exhaustively, objectively, rigorously and competently.

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