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Just Work? : Migrant Workers' Struggles Today.

Author: A A Choudry; Mondli Hlatshwayo
Publisher: Pluto Press, 2015.
Series: Wildcat.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Offers a wide range of new grassroots perspectives on global migrant labour organising today. From diverse workers' organisations in South Africa to migrant worker resistance in the Gulf, from forest workers in the Czech Republic to domestic workers' unions in Hong Kong, this book brings together a wealth of lived experiences and hidden struggles for the first time. Just Work? proves that migrant workers are  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Choudry, Aziz.
Just Work? : Migrant Workers' Struggles Today.
: Pluto Press, ©2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: A A Choudry; Mondli Hlatshwayo
ISBN: 9781783713394 1783713399
OCLC Number: 941700640
Notes: Contributor BiographiesIndex.
Description: 1 online resource (289 pages).
Contents: Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; 1. Just Work? Migrant Workers, Capitalist Globalisation and Resistance --
Aziz Choudry and Mondli Hlatshwayo; Part I: Africa and the Middle East; 2. Xenophobia, Resilience, and Resistance in Immigrant Workers in South Africa: Collective and Individual Responses --
Mondli Hlatshwayo; 3. States of Exclusion: Migrant Work in the Gulf Arab States --
Adam Hanieh; 4. Undocumented Migrant Workers in Nigeria: Labouring in the Shadows of Regional Integration --
Baba Ayelabola; Part II: Europe. 5. Migrant Rights Activism and the Tree Workers Case in the Czech Republic --
Marek Čaněk6. Towards a History of the Latin American Workers Association 2002-12 --
Jake Lagnado; 7. Lessons from Migrant Workers' Organisations and Mobilisation in Switzerland --
Vasco Pedrina; Part III: Asia and the Pacific; 8. Migrant Unionism in Hong Kong: A Case Study of Experiences of Foreign Domestic Workers in Union Organising --
Asia Pacific Mission for Migrants. 9. The Possibilities and Limitations of Organising Immigrant Workers in Japan: The Case of the Local Union of the All-Japan Metal and INformation Machinery Workers' Union --
Hiroshi Ueki10. Disaster Capitalism and Migrant Worker Organising in Aotearoa/New Zealand --
Edward Miller and Dennis Maga; Part IV: North America; 11. Migrante, Abante: Building Filipino Migrant Worker Leadership through Participatory Action Research --
Valerie Francisco; 12. Temporary Employment Agency Workers in Montreal: Immigrant and Migrant Workers' Struggles in Canada --
Aziz Choudry and Mostafa Henaway.
Series Title: Wildcat.

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This global volume explores migration, precarious employment, transformation of paid work and the political actions of immigrant and migrant workers.  Read more...

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'An important intervention in the existing scholarship on migrant worker issues ... Richly rewarding' -- Labour/Le Travail 'A valuable contribution and an important addition to the anthropology of Read more...

 
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