Community Unionism: A Comparative Analysis of Concepts and Contexts by J. McbrideCommunity Unionism: A Comparative Analysis of Concepts and Contexts by J. Mcbride

Community Unionism: A Comparative Analysis of Concepts and Contexts

byJ. McbrideEditorI. Greenwood

Hardcover | May 14, 2009

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This book examines the concept of 'community unionism', which argues that the future of the labour movement and industrial relations lies with the community and local labour markets. Providing a conceptual overview of the term, the book uses international case studies and draws on faith-based organizations to explore the issue.
IONA BYFORD Lecturer at the University of Portsmouth Business School in the Department of HRM and Marketing, UK IAN FITZGERALD Senior Researcher in the School of the Built Environment at Northumbria University, UK IAN GREENWOOD Lecturer in Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management in the Division of Work and Employment Relatio...
Title:Community Unionism: A Comparative Analysis of Concepts and ContextsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:249 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.86 inPublished:May 14, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230572502

ISBN - 13:9780230572508

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Table of Contents

PART I: UNDERSTANDING COMMUNITY UNIONISM Introduction; P.Stewart, J.McBride, I.Greenwood, J.Stirling, J.Holgate, A.Tattersall, C.Stephenson & D.Wray PART II: COMMUNITIES AND COMMUNITY UNIONISM IN THE UK Now that the Work is Done: Community Unionism in a Post-Industrial Context; C.Stephenson & D.Wray Contested Terrain: London's Living Wage Campaign and the Tensions between Community and Union Organizing; J.Holgate Strategies in Search of Structures: The Real World of Community Unionism in Relation to Black and Minority Ethnic Communities; M.Martínez Lucio & R.Perrett Polish Migrant Workers in the North: New Communities, New Opportunities; I.Fitzgerald PART III: COMPARATIVE STUDIES OF COMMUNITY UNIONISM Beyond Organized Labour in Japan: The Case Study of the Japan Community Union Federation; P.Stewart & E.I.Urano Immigrant Workers and Labour/Community Organisations in the United States; K.Moody Using their Sword of Justice: The NSW Teachers Federation and its Campaigns for Public Education between 2001 and 2004; A.Tattersall Union Revitalisation and the CAW: Reconnecting Unions with Local Communities; I.Byford Conclusion; I.Greenwood & J.McBride Bibliography