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The Globalizations of Organized Labour

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Myconos explores the ways in which organized labour has globalized since 1945. Using two 'touchstone' indicators - the extent of c... Weiterlesen
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Beschreibung

Myconos explores the ways in which organized labour has globalized since 1945. Using two 'touchstone' indicators - the extent of cross-border integration, and the autonomy vis-à-vis the state - the book reveals a counterintuitive process: network globalization involves a continuing orientation towards the state. The book not only seeks to identify organized labour's trajectory on the macro plane, but also to provide a more precise meaning of the term 'globalization' as it relates to agency.

'He [Myconos] convincingly demonstrates that, despite globalisation's increasing momentum, labour has not followed suit in incorporating a much more explicity international agenda. On this basis alone I recommend The Globalization of Organized Labour to anyone interested in labour studies or internationalism generally.' - Millennium Journal of International Studies



Autorentext
GEORGE MYCONOS researches changing forms of global governance at La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia. His areas of interest include transnational labour relations, agency and structure within the context of globalization, ideology, and critical international relations theory. His interest in labour relations grew over a ten year period of employment as a postman, and subsequent experience as a trade union activist, delegate and researcher in Melbourne.

Inhalt
Acknowledgements Common Abbreviations Introduction PART I: 1945-72; PREVAILING STRUCTURAL IMPERATIVES 1945-72 - Internal Change; Antagonism, and Shallow Integration 1945-72 - External Change; Incorporation and Statist Internationalism PART II: 1972-89; PREVAILING STRUCTURAL IMPERATIVES 1972-89 - Internal Change; Expansion and Uneasy Integration 1972-89 - External Change; From Incorporation to Partial Disengagement PART III: 1989-2004; PREVAILING STRUCTURAL IMPERATIVES 1989-2004 - Internal Change; Consolidation and Integration 1989-2004 - External Change; Eviction and Insinuation Conclusion: The Past and Future of Globalizations of Organized Labour Endnotes Bibliography Index

Produktinformationen

Titel: The Globalizations of Organized Labour
Untertitel: 1945-2004
Autor:
EAN: 9781349543991
ISBN: 1349543993
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Genre: Politikwissenschaft
Anzahl Seiten: 220
Gewicht: 283g
Größe: H216mm x B140mm x T12mm
Jahr: 2005
Untertitel: Englisch
Auflage: 1st ed. 2005

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