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Global Perspectives on Workers' and Labour Organizations

  • Maurizio Atzeni
  • Immanuel Ness

Part of the Work, Organization, and Employment book series (WOAE)

About this book

Introduction

This book broadens the research on the underworld of precarious and not-represented workers, through a selection of original case studies from across the globe written by leading experts. The book unveils the working conditions affecting this vast labour force that is so important to capital accumulation in the global age. It also helps us to understand the forms and processes of organization that these groups of workers, almost on an everyday basis, put in place to improve their working conditions and lived experiences.

Keywords

global labor neoliberal capitalism precariat precarious sector social reproduction labor relations collective organization collective bargaining trade union industrial relations crowd workers outsourcing migrant workers forced labor working class mobilization global south guest workers precarious work domestic workers female workers

Editors and affiliations

  • Maurizio Atzeni
    • 1
  • Immanuel Ness
    • 2
  1. 1.Centre for research on labour relationsCEIL/CONICETBuenos AiresArgentina
  2. 2.Brooklyn CollegeCity University of New YorkBrooklynUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-7883-5
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Business and Management
  • Print ISBN 978-981-10-7882-8
  • Online ISBN 978-981-10-7883-5
  • Series Print ISSN 2520-8837
  • Series Online ISSN 2520-8845
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