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Author Bergene, Ann Cecilie.

Title Missing links in labour geography / edited by Ann Cecilie Bergene, Sylvi B. Endresen, and Hege Merete Knutsen
Published Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 246 pages)
Series The dynamics of economic space
Dynamics of economic space.
Contents Part I Introduction -- Re-engaging with agency in labour geography / Ann Cecilie Bergene, Sylvi B. Endresen and Hege Merete Knutsen -- Labour geography: where have we been, where should we go? / Andrew Herod -- Re-embedding the agency of labour / Neil M. Coe and David C. Jordhus-Lier -- Part II The Agency of Unions: The entangled geographies of trans-national labour solidarity / Andy Cumbers and Paul Routledge -- Exploring the grassroots' perspective on labour internationalisms / Rebecca Ryland -- Navigating a chaotic consciousness in the trade union movement / Ann Cecilie Bergene -- Schumpeterian unionism and 'high road' dreams in Toronto's hospitality sector / Steven Tufts -- Trade unions as learning organizations: the challenge of attracting temporary staff / Dorit Meyer and Martina Fuchs -- Union power and the formal-informal divide / Gunilla Andrae and Björn Beckman -- Part III Politics of Labour -- Between revolutionary rhetoric and class compromise: trade unions and the state / Herbert Jauch and Ann Cecilie Bergene -- The constitutive inside: contingency, hegemony and labour's spatial fix / Jamie Doucette -- Theoretical approaches to changing labour regimes in transition economies / Hege Merete Knutsen and Eva Hansson -- Between coercion and consent: understanding post-apartheid workplace regimes / Ola Anders Magnusson, Hege Merete Knutsen and Sylvi B. Endresen -- Part IV Labour and Strategies of Capital -- Erosion from above, erosion from below: labour, value chain relegation and manufacturing sustainability / Michael Taylor and John Bryson -- Globalization and the reworking of labour market segmentation in the Philippines / Niels Beerepoot -- 'We order 20 bodies': labour hire and alienation / Sylvi B. Endresen -- Part V Conclusion -- Approaches to the social and spatial agency of labour / Ann Cecilie Bergene, Sylvi B. Endresen and Hege Merete Knutsen
Summary The contributors to this volume discuss how theoretical perspectives on both labour in general and the organizations of the labour movement in particular can be refined and redefined
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Subject Economic geography.
Human geography.
Labor movement.
Labor unions.
Form Electronic book
Author Endresen, Sylvi B.
Knutsen, Hege Merete.
ISBN 0754677982 (hardback ; alk. paper)
0754695549 (ebook)
9780754677987 (hardback ; alk. paper)
9780754695547 (ebook)
(hardback ; alk. paper)
Other Titles Missing links in labor geography