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Introduction

Jamie K. McCallum

in Global Unions, Local Power: The New Spirit of Transnational Labor Organizing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451935
eISBN:
9780801469480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451935.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This introductory chapter discusses alter-globalization movements in the late 1990s, criticizing the commonly held belief that neoliberal globalization would hollow out trade unions, undermine state ... More


Conclusion: Labor’s Prospect

Jamie K. McCallum

in Global Unions, Local Power: The New Spirit of Transnational Labor Organizing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451935
eISBN:
9780801469480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451935.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This concluding chapter argues that transformations in the global political economy have shifted the bases of worker power. Unions are increasingly turning toward strategies that seek to alter the ... More


Unfixing Race

Kathryn Burns

in Rereading the Black Legend: The Discourses of Religious and Racial Difference in the Renaissance Empires

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226307213
eISBN:
9780226307244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226307244.003.0010
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines the persistence of racism in the context of the history of Spain. It argues that the politics, categories, and practice of racism are historically specific, shaped by local ... More


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