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Mobilizing against Inequality
Unions, Immigrant Workers, and the Crisis of Capitalism
The contributors to this volume set out to study union strategies toward immigrant workers in four countries: Germany, France, the United Kingdom, and United...
From Iron Rice Bowl to Informalization
Markets, Workers, and the State in a Changing China
In From Iron Rice Bowl to Informalization, an interdisciplinary group of authors examines the nature, causes, and consequences of informal employment in China at a time of major changes in Chinese society.
Challenging Transnational Capital through Cross-Border Campaigns
To meet the challenges of globalization, unions must improve their understanding of the changing nature of corporate ownership structures and practices, and they must develop alliances and strategies appropriate to the new environment. Global Unions...
Labor in the New Urban Battlegrounds
Local Solidarity in a Global Economy
Introducing the role of urban social context in the field of labor revitalization, this book features global case studies in which strong coalitions have enabled new union influence as well as those in which such coalition building has been thwarted.
Rekindling the Movement
Labor's Quest for Relevance in the 21st Century
Experts from a wide variety of disciplines—industrial relations, political science, economics, and sociology—identify the central developments, analyze the strengths and weaknesses of the new pro-labor initiatives.
Nonrational Aspects of Organizational Decision Making
"Debating Rationality is a terrific collection of essays written by an obviously first rate set of scholars. Several recent books have attempted to make similar points, but this volume pushes the ideas in new directions, rather than simply restating...