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The international handbook of labour unions : responses to neo-liberalism, edited by Gregor Gall, Adrian Wilkinson, Richard Hurd, (electronic book)

Label
The international handbook of labour unions : responses to neo-liberalism
Title
The international handbook of labour unions
Title remainder
responses to neo-liberalism
Statement of responsibility
edited by Gregor Gall, Adrian Wilkinson, Richard Hurd
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Since the 1970s, the spread of neo-liberalism across the world has radically reconfigured the relationship between unions, employers and the state. The contributors highlight that this is the major cause and effect of union decline and if there is to be any union revitalisation and return to former levels of influence, then unions need to respond in appropriate political and practical ways. Written in a clear and accessible style, the Handbook examines unions" efforts to date in many of the major economies of the world, providing foundations for understanding each country
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • charts
Index
index present
LC call number
HD6483
LC item number
.I58 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Gall, Gregor
  • Wilkinson, Adrian
  • Hurd, Richard
  • Edward Elgar Publishing
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  • Labor unions
  • Neoliberalism
  • Labor movement
Label
The international handbook of labour unions : responses to neo-liberalism, edited by Gregor Gall, Adrian Wilkinson, Richard Hurd, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
1. Labour unionism and neo-liberalism / Gregor Gall, Richard Hurd and Adrian Wilkinson -- 2. Theories of collective action and union power / John Kelly -- 3. Union renewal : objective circumstances and social action / Pauline Dibben and Geoffrey Wood -- 4. Pragmatism, ideology or politics? : unions' and workers' responses to the imposition of neo-liberalism in Argentina / Maurizio Atzeni and Pablo Ghigliani -- 5. Neo-liberal evolution and union responses in Australia / David Peetz and Janis Bailey -- 6. Britain : how neo-liberalism cut unions down to size / John McIlroy -- 7. Unions in China in a period of marketisation / Fang Lee Cooke -- 8. France : union responses to neo-liberalism / Sylvie Contrepois -- 9. German unions facing neo-liberalism : between resistance and accommodation / Heiner Dribbusch and Thorsten Schulten -- 10. India, neo-liberalism and union responses : unfinished business and protracted struggles / Ernesto Noronha and David Beale -- 11. Russian unions after communism : a study in subordination / Sarah Ashwin -- 12. Neo-liberalism, union responses and the transformation of the South Korean labour movement / Dae-oup Chang -- 13. Unions facing and suffering neo-liberalism in the United States / Bob Bruno -- 14. The crisis of neo-liberalism and the American labour movement / Richard L. Trumka -- 15. Interaction between labour unions and social movements in responding to neo-liberalism / Bill Fletcher Jr. -- 16. Unions, globalisation and internationalism : results and prospects / Ronaldo Munck -- 17. A future for the labour movement? / Lowell Turner
Control code
9780857938053
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 343 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780857938053
Lccn
2011928596
Other physical details
ill.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
The international handbook of labour unions : responses to neo-liberalism, edited by Gregor Gall, Adrian Wilkinson, Richard Hurd, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
1. Labour unionism and neo-liberalism / Gregor Gall, Richard Hurd and Adrian Wilkinson -- 2. Theories of collective action and union power / John Kelly -- 3. Union renewal : objective circumstances and social action / Pauline Dibben and Geoffrey Wood -- 4. Pragmatism, ideology or politics? : unions' and workers' responses to the imposition of neo-liberalism in Argentina / Maurizio Atzeni and Pablo Ghigliani -- 5. Neo-liberal evolution and union responses in Australia / David Peetz and Janis Bailey -- 6. Britain : how neo-liberalism cut unions down to size / John McIlroy -- 7. Unions in China in a period of marketisation / Fang Lee Cooke -- 8. France : union responses to neo-liberalism / Sylvie Contrepois -- 9. German unions facing neo-liberalism : between resistance and accommodation / Heiner Dribbusch and Thorsten Schulten -- 10. India, neo-liberalism and union responses : unfinished business and protracted struggles / Ernesto Noronha and David Beale -- 11. Russian unions after communism : a study in subordination / Sarah Ashwin -- 12. Neo-liberalism, union responses and the transformation of the South Korean labour movement / Dae-oup Chang -- 13. Unions facing and suffering neo-liberalism in the United States / Bob Bruno -- 14. The crisis of neo-liberalism and the American labour movement / Richard L. Trumka -- 15. Interaction between labour unions and social movements in responding to neo-liberalism / Bill Fletcher Jr. -- 16. Unions, globalisation and internationalism : results and prospects / Ronaldo Munck -- 17. A future for the labour movement? / Lowell Turner
Control code
9780857938053
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 343 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780857938053
Lccn
2011928596
Other physical details
ill.
Specific material designation
remote

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