Unions and Globalisation: Governments, Management, and the State at Work.

Unions and Globalisation: Governments, Management, and the State at Work.

by Peter Fairbrother, John O'Brien, Anne Junor, Michael O'Donnell
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415416647

ISBN-13: 9780415416641

Pub. Date: 08/16/2011

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

In recent decades, trade unions have suffered major reversals and experienced declining memberships. Transnational corporations and state-owned multi-nationals have increasingly implemented deteriorating terms and conditions of employment, with vulnerable and insecure job contracts. In this context, there has been a wide-ranging debate about the form of trade

Overview

In recent decades, trade unions have suffered major reversals and experienced declining memberships. Transnational corporations and state-owned multi-nationals have increasingly implemented deteriorating terms and conditions of employment, with vulnerable and insecure job contracts. In this context, there has been a wide-ranging debate about the form of trade unionism, the bases for collective organization and struggle and the future of trade unionism. This book addresses these questions both theoretically, in relation to debates, as well as substantively via a series of selected studies. It is a must read for all those studying industrial relations, human resource management, the sociology of work and employment, economic sociology, economic and labor geography and business studies in general.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415416641
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/16/2011
Series:
Routledge Studies in Employment and Work Relations in Context Series
Pages:
254
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1. State Restructuring in Two States 2. Changing State Management and Trade Unions: A Conceptual Analysis 3. Pathways to Change: The Restructuring of the Administrative State 4. Trade Unions Addressing Change 5. Remoulding the State Labour Process 6. The State, Depoliticisation and Unions 7. Public Sector Unions: Contesting Individualisation, Defending Collectivity 8. A Way Forward?

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