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Fighting Plant Closure: Women In the Strike at Videocolor

  • Shahizer Aydin
  • Ilse Lenz
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Abstract

A process of international industrial restructuring combined with an on-going crisis is currently taking place in Western Europe. Industries like electrical instruments, electronics, steel and ship-building are strongly affected. In a number of cases large plants have been completely closed down, pointing to a possible industrial decline of whole regions. Multinational corporations, with their capacity to concentrate and allocate their production according to comprehensive inter-regional strategies, have been a major factor in this restructuring. The workforce of these plants and the population of their surrounding regions have been confronted with a new situation owing to the mobility of multinationals.

Keywords

Assembly Line Trade Union Multinational Corporation Woman Worker Tube Production 
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© Diane Elson and Ruth Pearson 1989

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  • Shahizer Aydin
  • Ilse Lenz

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