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The Globalizations of Organized Labour

1945–2004

  • Authors
  • George Myconos

Part of the International Political Economy Series book series (IPES)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Introduction

    1. George Myconos
      Pages 1-18
  3. 1945–72

  4. 1972–89

  5. 1989–2005

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 158-208

About this book

Introduction

Myconos explores the ways in which organized labour has globalized since 1945. Using two 'touchstone' indicators - the extent of cross-border integration, and the autonomy vis-à-vis the state - the book reveals a counterintuitive process: network globalization involves a continuing orientation towards the state. The book not only seeks to identify organized labour's trajectory on the macro plane, but also to provide a more precise meaning of the term 'globalization' as it relates to agency.

Keywords

globalization integration labour network

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