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Global anti-unionism : nature, dynamics, trajectories and outcomes

Author: Gregor Gall; Tony Dundon
Publisher: Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
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"One of the major obstacles, if not the major obstacle, unions face in building their influence in the workplace is the opposition and resistance from those that own those workplaces, namely, the employers. Global Anti-Unionism examines the nature and form of this anti-unionism, and in doing so explains the ways and means by which employers have successfully maintained their right to manage. The role of the state is  Read more...
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Global anti-unionism.
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013
(DLC) 2013031322
(OCoLC)842208318
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gregor Gall; Tony Dundon
ISBN: 9781137319067 1137319062
OCLC Number: 857120719
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 245 pages)
Contents: 1. Anti-Unionism: Contextual and Thematic Issues / Tony Dundon and Gregor Gall --
Part I. Historical Approaches: 2. Employer Opposition in the US: Anti-Union Campaigning from the 1950s / John Logan; 3. From Organised to Disorganised Capital? British Employer Associations, 1897-2010 / Alan McKinlay; 4. Economists Turn Against Unions: Historical Institutionalism to Neo-classical Individualism / Gerald Friedman --
Part II. Contemporary Studies: 5. Anti-Unionism in a Coordinated Market Economy: the Case of Germany / Martin Behrens and Heiner Dribbusch; 6. Employers Against Unions: the British Experience of Union Victimisation / Gregor Gall; 7. Beyond Union Avoidance? Exploring the Dynamics of Double-Breasting Voice Regimes in Ireland / Niall Cullinane, Tony Dundon, Eugene Hickland, Tony Dobbins and Jimmy Donaghey; 8. Beating the Union: Union Avoidance in the US / Kim Moody; 9. The State Against Unions: Australia's Neo-liberalism, 1996-2007 / Rae Cooper and Bradon Ellem; 10. Colombia: the Most Dangerous Place to be a Union Member / Daniel Blackburn and Miguel Puerto; 11. Waves of Anti-Unionism in South Korea / Chris Rowley and Kiu Sik Bae; 12. Employer Anti-Unionism in Democratic Indonesia / Michele Ford.
Responsibility: edited by Gregor Gall and Tony Dundon.
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