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Building power from below : Chilean workers take on Walmart

Author: Carolina Bank Muñoz
Publisher: Ithaca, New York : ILR Press, an imprint of Cornell University Press, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A story that involves as its main players "workers" and "Walmart" does not usually have a happy ending for labor, so the counternarrative offered by Building Power from Below is must reading for activists and union personnel as well as scholars. In 2008 Walmart acquired a controlling share in a large supermarket chain in Santiago, Chile. As part of the deal Walmart had to accept the unions that were already in  Read more...
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Bank Muñoz, Carolina, 1975-
Building power from below.
Ithaca : ILR Press, an imprint of Cornell University Press, 2017
(DLC) 2017013993
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carolina Bank Muñoz
ISBN: 9781501712883 1501712888 9781501712890 1501712896
OCLC Number: 978351859
Description: xiv, 180 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Beating the bully --
Walmart in Chile --
Leveraging power : two models of successful unionism --
Strategic democracy : Walmart's warehouse workers --
The flexible militancy of Walmart retail workers --
Looking back and going forward.
Responsibility: Carolina Bank Muñoz.

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A story that involves as its main players "workers" and "Walmart" does not usually have a happy ending for labor, so the counternarrative offered by Building Power from Below is must reading for  Read more...

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