Global Restructuring and the Power of Labour (International Political Economy Series)

Global Restructuring and the Power of Labour (International Political Economy Series)

by Bill Dunn
     
 

Bill Dunn considers and contests accounts of globalization and post-Fordism that see structural economic change in the late twentieth-century as having fundamentally worsened the conditions and weakened the potential of labour. Including a comparative survey of restructuring in four major industries; automobiles, construction, microelectronics and finance, the book

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Overview

Bill Dunn considers and contests accounts of globalization and post-Fordism that see structural economic change in the late twentieth-century as having fundamentally worsened the conditions and weakened the potential of labour. Including a comparative survey of restructuring in four major industries; automobiles, construction, microelectronics and finance, the book suggests the timing of change and its complex and contradictory nature undermine structural explanations of labor's situation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403932617
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
01/28/2005
Series:
International Political Economy
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.64(w) x 8.86(h) x 0.77(d)

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