Workers and Labour in a Globalised Capitalism: Contemporary Themes and Theoretical Issues

Paperback | January 3, 2014

EditorMaurizio Atzeni

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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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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.

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

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:264 pages, 11.04 × 6.2 × 0.38 inPublished:January 3, 2014Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:023030317X

ISBN - 13:9780230303171

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Table of 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