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Reshaping the North American automobile industry : restructuring, corporatism, and union democracy in Mexico / John P. Tuman.

Author/Creator:
Tuman, John Peter, 1964, author.
Publication:
London ; New York : Routledge, 2003.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (209 p.)
Series:
Employment and work relations in context.
Employment and work relations in context series
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Subjects:
Automobile industry workers -- Labor unions -- Mexico.
Automobile industry workers -- Labor unions -- Political activity -- Mexico.
Automobile industry and trade -- Mexico.
Wages -- Automobile industry workers -- Mexico.
Automobile industry workers -- Labor unions -- North America.
Industrial relations -- North America.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This work examines the responses of unions and workers to regional integration and restructuring in the automobile industry in North and Central America. The focus is on the automobile industry in Mexico, which, because of its size and importance, is viewed as a strategic sector of the Mexican economy and was the focal point of talks between the US, Canada and Mexico during negotiations on NAFTA. Focusing on the period from 1980, John P. Tuman examines the changes implemented by firms to promote export production, he explores reasons for the variation in labour responses to restructuring, and
Contents:
RESHAPING THE NORTH AMERICAN AUTOMOBILE INDUSTRY Restructuring, Corporatism, and Union Democracy in Mexico; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; List of Illustrations; List of Abbreviations; 1 Introduction; 2 Theoretical Framework and Methodology; 3 Development and Change in the Mexican Automobile Industry; 4 Power and Political Structure in Mexican Automobile Unions: A Historical Analysis; 5 Industrial Relations in the Era of the Debt Crisis and Regional Integration; 6 Wages, Working Conditions, and Industrial Conflict in the Mexican Automobile Industry
7 Forging Alliances? Cross-border Labor Cooperation Among North American Automobile Unions8 Conclusion and Implications; Appendix; Bibliography; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
0-203-05623-X
1-299-46168-9
1-136-54744-4
OCLC:
841910402
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9780203056233 doi