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Introduction

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

Abstract

This book explores the labyrinthine world of trade union relations and assesses the significance of change in the configuration and disposition of those bodies that form, collectively, organized labour’s transnational advocacy network. More specifically, we address the following question: how, and to what extent, has the transnational network of labour organizations globalized since 1945? While elaboration of this question and the assumptions that underpin it will follow, it is enough to say here that this exercise entails an analysis of how this dispersed political community is integrated across national borders, and how its relationship to the state is changing.

Keywords

Trade Union International Federation Labour Organization Labour Movement Structural Imperative 
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