Global Unions?: Theory and Strategies of Organized Labour in the Global Political Economy
Jeffrey Harrod, Robert O'Brien
Routledge, Oct 2, 2012 - Political Science - 304 pages
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.
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