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Labor politics in Latin America : democracy and worker organization in the neoliberal era

Author: Paul W Posner; Jean-François Mayer; Viviana Patroni
Publisher: Gainesville : University of Florida Press, 2018. ©2018
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Labor Politics in Latin America assesses the capacity of working class organizations to represent and advance working people's demands in an era in which capital has reasserted its power on a global scale. The book's premise is that the longer-term sustainability of development strategies for the region is largely connected to the capacity of working class organizations to secure a fairer distribution of the gains  Read more...
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Posner, Paul W.
Labor politics in Latin America.
Gainesville : University of Florida Press, 2018
(DLC) 2017060697
(OCoLC)1019854875
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul W Posner; Jean-François Mayer; Viviana Patroni
ISBN: 9781683400561 1683400569 9781683400677 1683400674
OCLC Number: 1048896109
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Contents: Introduction: Labor politics in Latin America --
Historical overview --
Labor market flexibility, employment and inequality: lessons from Chile --
The impact of regime change and economic restructuring on Mexico's labor relations, 1988-2012 --
Uncertain transitions: labor and the politics of reform in Argentina --
The limits of labor legislation reforms: rigidity, growth, and employment in Brazil, 1995-2010 --
Laboring under Chávez: populism for the twenty-first century --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Paul W. Posner, Jean François Mayer, and Viviana Patroni.

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In recent decades, Latin American countries have sought to modernize their labour market institutions to comply with the demands of globalization. This book evaluates the impact of such neoliberal  Read more...

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