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Global Unions?

Theory and Strategies of Organized Labour in the Global Political Economy

Edited by Jeffrey Harrod, Robert O'Brien

Routledge – 2002 – 304 pages

Series: RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

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Description

This edited collection examines the interaction between industrial relations and international relations in the global economy. The role of trade unions has changed significantly in the era of economic globalization and this book analyzes the key developments in union strategy on a local, national, regional and global level.

Reviews

'A stimulating book. It unravels a range of issues relevant to the survival of unionism and gives much food for thought on union policy.' - Labour & Industry

Author Bio

Jeffrey Harrod is Emeritus professor of International and Comparative Labour Studies at the Institute of Social Studies in The Hague and teaches at the International School for Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Amsterdam.

Robert O'Brien is an Associate Professor in the department of Political Science and a member of the Institute on Globalization and the Human Condition at McMaster University, Canada.

Name: Global Unions?: Theory and Strategies of Organized Labour in the Global Political Economy (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: Edited by Jeffrey Harrod, Robert O'Brien. This edited collection examines the interaction between industrial relations and international relations in the global economy. The role of trade unions has changed significantly in the era of economic globalization and this book analyzes the key...
Categories: Industrial Economics, Employment Relations, International Business