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Labour and Globalisation: Results and Prospects

Ronaldo Munck

Abstract

Globalisation is transforming the world in ways that we are only just beginning to understand. It is often assumed that social movements, such as that of labour, will simply be overwhelmed by these changes. This book carries out a wide-ranging examination of theoretical and practical dimensions of globalisation and the responses of the labour movement to the challenges that globalisation poses. Contributors explore the trend towards the globalisation of labour, the influences of globalisation at the sub-global spatial level, and the effects of globalisation in a social dimension. In different ... More

Keywords: social movements, limits to labour, globalisation, labour-based challenge, transnationalism, labour, labour movement, sub-global, globalisation of labour, effects of globalisation

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2003 Print ISBN-13: 9780853238171
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013 DOI:10.5949/UPO9781846313431

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Ronaldo Munck, editor

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