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Worker resistance and media : challenging global corporate power in the 21st century

Author: Lina Dencik; Peter Wilkin
Publisher: New York : Peter Lang, [2015] ©2015
Series: Global crises and the media, v. 18.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"With developments in media technologies creating new opportunities and challenges for social movements to emerge and mobilize, this book is a timely and necessary examination of how organized labour and workers movements are engaging with this shifting environment. Based on extensive empirical research into emerging migrant and low-wage workers movements and their media practices, this book takes a critical look at  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lina Dencik; Peter Wilkin
ISBN: 9781433124990 1433124998 9781433124983 143312498X
OCLC Number: 909538082
Description: xiv, 260 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgements --
Introduction: labour, media and globalisation --
Trade unions, the labour movement and the first wave of globalisation --
Labour and the 2nd wave of globalisation : digitising the world system --
Social media, digital activism, and labour movements : worker resistance in the new protest environment --
The globalising of the justice for janitors movement --
Fast food forward : from industrial power to public image --
The domestic workers movement : connecting informal labour --
Online labour activism and state-corporate control --
Re-Imagining worker resistance in the twenty-first century.
Series Title: Global crises and the media, v. 18.
Responsibility: Lina Dencik, Peter Wilkin.

Abstract:

This book is a timely and necessary examination of how organized labour and workers movements are engaging with this shifting environment. Based on extensive empirical research into emerging migrant  Read more...

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"The book will be useful for students of trade union and labour movement studies, politics, activism and media studies."(Mike Wayne, European Journal of Communication 31/6 2016)

 
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