Journals Higher Education

$125.00

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04 November 2004

230 Pages | 2 figures, 6 tables

ISBN: 9780199270149


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Varieties of Unionism

Strategies for Union Revitalization in a Globalizing Economy

Edited by Carola M. Frege and John Kelly

As unions face an ongoing crisis all over the industrialized world, they have often been portrayed as outmoded remnants of an old economic structure. This book argues that despite structural shifts in the economy and in politics, unions retain important functions for capitalist economies as well as for political democracy. Union revitalization in the face of their current difficulties is therefore of fundamental importance. Varieties of Unionism presents important research and analysis of union strategy for academics and graduate students of industrial relations, management, politics, political economy, and sociology.

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