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Regulating Temporary Employment: Equal Treatment, Qualified

Leah F. Vosko

in Managing the Margins: Gender, Citizenship, and the International Regulation of Precarious Employment

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199574810
eISBN:
9780191722080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574810.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, HRM / IR

This chapter analyses contemporary regulations addressing precariousness in forms of employment diverging from the SER's central pillar of continuous employment. The analysis centres on the 1999 EU ... More


Dotted Lines on the Shop Floor: Cultural Connections with Collective Resistance

Marek Korczynski

in Songs of the Factory: Pop Music, Culture, and Resistance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451546
eISBN:
9780801454813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451546.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter explores the material and cultural underpinnings of the acts of collective resistance by the workers. It first examines established industrial sociology literature before turning to see ... More


Workers in Hard Times: A Long View of Economic Crises

Leon Fink, Joan Sangster, and Joseph A. McCartin (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038174
eISBN:
9780252095979
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038174.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Seeking to historicize today's “Great Recession,” this volume of essays uses examples from North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia to situate the current economic crisis and its ... More


Introduction

Leon Fink, Joseph A. McCartin, and Joan Sangster (eds)

in Workers in Hard Times: A Long View of Economic Crises

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038174
eISBN:
9780252095979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038174.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, which is to put the present economic crisis and its impact on workers in historical perspective, situating recent developments in the context of ... More


Communication and Clout

Dana L. Cloud

in We Are the Union: Democratic Unionism and Dissent at Boeing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036378
eISBN:
9780252093418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036378.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter speaks to scholars in the field of communication studies, surveying literature on organizational democracy, storytelling, and worker voice. It first discusses the unique contributions of ... More


Globalization Lived Locally: A Labour Geography Perspective

Neethi P.

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199463626
eISBN:
9780199086863
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463626.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book concerns the broad theme of globalization and labour, particularly female labour, and applies the ‘labour geography’ approach to examine contemporary forms of labour control, conflict, and ... More


Contemporary Globalization, Spatiality of Work, and Labour Geography

Neethi P.

in Globalization Lived Locally: A Labour Geography Perspective

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199463626
eISBN:
9780199086863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463626.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter begins with a discussion and vast review of the broad conceptual themes—these include an engagement with ‘globalization and labour’ as the major thematic pillar, with a special focus on ... More


Conclusion: Pretend Power vs. Actual Power

Jane F. McAlevey

in No Shortcuts: Organizing for Power in the New Gilded Age

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190624712
eISBN:
9780190624743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190624712.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This concluding chapter sums up the lessons of the book’s case studies and argues that reversing today’s inequality requires a robust embrace of unions. These unions must be democratic and focused on ... More


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