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Labour and the challenges of globalization : what prospects for transnational solidarity?

Author: Andreas Bieler; Ingemar Lindberg; Devan Pillay
Publisher: London ; Ann Arbor, MI : Pluto Press ; Scottsville, South Africa : University of KwaZulu-Natal Press, 2008.
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Critically examines the responses of the working classes to the challenges of the neoliberal global economy.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andreas Bieler; Ingemar Lindberg; Devan Pillay
ISBN: 0745327567 9780745327563 0745327575 9780745327570 9781869141424 1869141423
OCLC Number: 181142747
Description: xxii, 330 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword : rebuilding the unity of the "labour front" / Samir Amin --
The future of the global working class : an introduction / Andreas Bieler, Ingemar Lindberg and Devan Pillay --
The contested politics of gender and irregular employment : revitalizing the South Korean democratic labour movement / Jennifer Jihye Chun --
Globalization and the informalization of labour : the case of South Africa / Devan Pillay --
Globalization and labour in India : emerging challenges and responses / Praveen Jha --
How China's migrant labourers are becoming the new proletariat / Wen Tiejun --
The globalization of capital and its impact on the world of formal and informal work : challenges for and responses from Argentine unions / Isabel Rauber --
Neoliberal policies, labour market restructuring and social exclusion : Brazil's working-class response / Kjeld Jakobsen and Alexandre de Freitas Barbosa --
The impact of globalization on trade unions : the situation in Japan / Wakana Shutô and Mac Urata --
Challenges facing the Canadian labour movement in the context of globalization, unemployment and the casualization of labour / Geoff Bickerton and Jane Stinson --
German trade unions between neoliberal restructuring, social partnership and internationalism / Heiner Dribbusch and Thorsten Schulten --
Swedish unions and globalization : labour strategies in a changing global order / Andreas Bieler and Ingemar Lindberg --
Building alliances between formal and informal workers : experiences from Africa / Ilda Lindell --
European integration : a strategic level for trade union resistance to neoliberal restructuring and for the promotion of political alternatives? / Andreas Bieler and Thorsten Schulten --
A trade union internationalism for the 21st century : meeting the challenges from above, below and beyond / Peter Waterman --
What future strategy for the global working class? : the need for a new historical subject / Andreas Bieler, Ingemar Lindberg and Devan Pillay.
Responsibility: edited by Andreas Bieler, Ingemar Lindberg and Devan Pillay.
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