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Labour and the challenges of globalization : what prospects for international solidarity? / edited by Andreas Bieler, Ingemar Lindberg and Devan Pillay.

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London ; Ann Arbor, MI : Pluto Press ; Scottsville, South Africa : University of KwaZulu-Natal Press, 2008.
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xxii, 330 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
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Subjects:
International labor activities.
Labor unions.
Labor movement.
Industrial relations.
Globalization.
Neoliberalism.
Informal sector (Economics).
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 Shutò‚ 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.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [287]-313) and index.
Contributor:
Bieler, Andreas, 1967-
Lindberg, Ingemar, 1938-
Pillay, Devan.
ISBN:
0745327567 (Pluto Press paperback)
9780745327563 (Pluto Press paperback)
0745327575 (hardback)
9780745327570 (hardback)
9781869141424 (University of KwaZulu-Natal Press paperback)
1869141423 (University of KwaZulu-Natal Press paperback)
OCLC:
181142747