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Global unions, local power : sparking the new labor transnationalism

Author: Jamie K McCallum
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Jamie K. McCallum tells the story of SEIU's successful and aggressive campaign to organize G4S, a global security services company.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jamie K McCallum
ISBN: 9780801451935 0801451930 9780801478628 0801478626
OCLC Number: 865231545
Awards: Winner of Winner of the Distinguished Scholarly Book Award g.
Description: pages cm
Contents: Forging the new labor transnationalism : governance struggles and worker power --
The globalization of the "organizing model" --
The global campaign against G4S : globalizing governance struggles --
Transnationalism, mobilization, and renewal in South Africa --
Organizing the "unorganized" : varieties of labor transnationalism in India.
Responsibility: Jamie K. McCallum.

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