1st Edition

Global Unions?
Theory and Strategies of Organized Labour in the Global Political Economy

ISBN 9780415288118
Published September 27, 2002 by Routledge
304 Pages

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Book Description

This edited collection examines the interaction between industrial relations and international relations in the global economy. The role of trade unions has changed significantly in the era of economic globalization and this book analyzes the key developments in union strategy on a local, national, regional and global level.



Jeffrey Harrod is Emeritus professor of International and Comparative Labour Studies at the Institute of Social Studies in The Hague and teaches at the International School for Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Amsterdam.
Robert O'Brien is an Associate Professor in the department of Political Science and a member of the Institute on Globalization and the Human Condition at McMaster University, Canada.


'A stimulating book. It unravels a range of issues relevant to the survival of unionism and gives much food for thought on union policy.' - Labour & Industry