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Grounding globalization : labour in the age of insecurity

Author: Eddie Webster; Robert Lambert; Andries Bezuidenhout
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2008
Series: Antipode book series
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Claims have been made on the emergence of a new labour internationalism in response to the growing insecurity created by globalization. However, when persons face conditions of insecurity they often  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eddie Webster; Robert Lambert; Andries Bezuidenhout
ISBN: 9781405129145 9781405129152 1405129158 140512914X
OCLC Number: 473949396
Description: xvi, 261 s. : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Abbreviations --
Preface A Journey of Discovery --
1 The Polanyi Problem and the Problem with Polanyi --
Section One: Markets Against Society --
2 Manufacturing Matters --
3 The Return of Market Despotism --
4 Citizenship Matters --
Section Two: Society Against Markets --
5 Strong Winds in Ezakheni --
6 Escaping Social Death in Changwon --
7 Squeezing Orange --
Section Three --
Society governing the market?. 8 History Matters --
9 Grounding Labour Internationalism --
10 The Necessity for Utopian Thinking --
Notes --
References --
Series Title: Antipode book series
Responsibility: Edward Webster, Rob Lambert and Andries Bezuidenhout


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