Workers and Labour in a Globalised Capitalism: Contemporary Themes and Theoretical Issues (Management, Work and Organisations)

Workers and Labour in a Globalised Capitalism: Contemporary Themes and Theoretical Issues (Management, Work and Organisations)

By: Maurizio Atzeni (editor)Paperback

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An introduction to work and society for undergraduate and postgraduate students. This new text brings together international experts on work and employment from a range of disciplines to debate key themes and issues related to work in a globalised economy.

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Maurizio Atzeni is Marie Curie Research Fellow and Lecturer in Labour and Industrial Relations at Loughborough University, UK

Contents

Introduction: Neo-liberal Globalisation and Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Labour and Collective Action PART I: THEORETICAL ISSUES - EXPLAINING THE CENTRALITY OF LABOUR WITHIN CAPITALISM 1. Marx and Marxist Views on Work and the Capitalist Labour Process; David Spencer 2. Theorising the Working Class in Twenty-First Century Global Capitalism; Beverly Silver 3. Who is the Working Class? Wage Earners and Other Labourers; Marcel Van der Linden 4. The Reproduction of Labour Power in the Global Economy and the Unfinished Feminist Revolution; Silvia Federici PART II: CLASSICAL ISSUES - EXPLAINING WORKERS' RESISTANCE AND ORGANISATION 5. The Role of Trade Unions in Building Resistance: Theoretical, Historical and Comparative Perspectives; Ralph Darlington 6. Workers Organising Workers: Grass-roots Struggle as the Past and Future of Trade Union Renewal; Sheila Cohen 7. The Workers' Control Alternative; Maurizio Atzeni PART III: CONTEMPORARY ISSUES - WORKERS' ORGANISAING IN THE GLOBAL WORLD 8. Informal Labour, Factory Labour or the End of Labour? Anthropological Reflections on Labour Value; Massimiliano Mollona 9. New Forms of Labour Conflict: A Transnational Overview; Gregor Gall 10. Labour Migration and Emergent Class Conflict: Corporate Neo-liberalism, Worker Mobility, and Labour Resistance in the US; Immanuel Ness

Product Details

  • publication date: 25/11/2013
  • ISBN13: 9780230303171
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9780230303171
  • weight: 415
  • ISBN10: 023030317X

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