Development and Social Conflict: a sociological point of view on the Martone’s book - "Governo dell’economia e azione sindacale" Unions, the Author focuses his attention on the post-war period. In this historical phase the relationships between State and Trade Unions is very cooperative. The analysis of this phenomena is the second very interesting topic of this book. The third relevant aspect is the concept of legislazione riflessiva (reflexive legislation). It means a transformation in the legislation processes: Trade Unions’ action, its role and its result are increasingly important, so that it becomes part of ruling and legislation processes.
Key words: Italy (history); Italian State; Economics; Trade Unions’ Action; Development Social conflict. Parole chiave: Governo dell’economia - Relazioni Stato-Organizzazioni sindacali; Sviluppo; Conflitto sociale; Contrattazione collettiva; Concertazione.