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Grounding Globalization: Labour in the Age of Insecurity - Antipode Book Series (Paperback)
  • Grounding Globalization: Labour in the Age of Insecurity - Antipode Book Series (Paperback)
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Grounding Globalization: Labour in the Age of Insecurity - Antipode Book Series (Paperback)

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Paperback 280 Pages / Published: 06/06/2008
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*Winner of the 2009 Distinguished Scholarly Monograph Prize, awarded by the American Sociological Association Labor and Labor Movements section* Claims have been made on the emergence of a new labour internationalism in response to the growing insecurity created by globalization. However, when persons face conditions of insecurity they often turn inwards. The book contains a warning and a sign of hope. Some workers become fatalistic, even xenophobic. Others are attempting to globalize their own struggles. * Examines the claim that a new labour internationalism is emerging by grounding the book in evidence, rather than assertion * Analyzes three distinct places - Orange, Australia; Changwon, South Korea; and Ezakheni, South Africa - and how they dealt with manufacturing plants undergoing restructuring * Explores worker responses to rising levels of insecurity and examines preconditions for the emergence of counter-movements to such insecurities Highlights the significance of 'place' and 'scale', and demonstrates how the restructuring of multi-national corporations, and worker responses to this, connect the two concepts

Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
ISBN: 9781405129145
Number of pages: 280
Weight: 408 g
Dimensions: 227 x 152 x 16 mm

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