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Handbook of employment and society : working space / edited by Susan McGrath-Champ, Andrew Herod, Al Rainnie
Paperback ed
Cheltenham ; Northampton, Mass. : Edward Elgar, 2011, c2010
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
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Subject(s) Organizational sociology
Organizational behavior
Work environment
Work -- Social aspects
Physical Description x, 507 p. : ill., maps ; 25cm
Note "The origins of this book lie in a workshop held by the Department of Work and Organisational Studies at the University of Sydney in 2001"--P. 1
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Foundations / Andrew Herod, Susan McGrath-Champ and Al Rainnie -- Globalisation and the state / Bob Jessop -- Creating markets, contesting markets : labour internationalism and the European Common Transport Policy / Peter Turnbull -- Working spaces / Al Rainnie, Susan McGrath-Champ and Andrew Herod -- Labour markets from the bottom up / Jamie Peck and Nik Theodore -- Clothing workers after worker states : the consequences for work and labour of outsourcing, nearshoring and delocalisation in postsocialist Europe / John Pickles and Adrian Smith -- Tele-mediated servants and self-servants of the global economy : labour in the era of ICT-enabled e-commerce / Matthew Zook and Michael Samers -- Gender, space and labour market participation : the experiences of British Pakistani women / Robina Mohammad -- Filipino migration and the spatialities of labour market subordination / Philip F. Kelly -- Competing geographies of welfare capitalism and its workers : Kohler Village and the spatial politics of planned company towns / Kathryn J. Oberdeck -- Work, place and community in socialism and postsocialism / Alison Stenning -- Plastic palm trees and blue pumpkins : synthetic fun and real control in contemporary workspace / Chris Baldry -- Dormitory labour regimes and the labour process in China : new workers in old factory forms / Ngai Pun and Chris Smith -- Workers in space / Al Rainnie, Andrew Herod and Susan McGrath-Champ -- Global unions versus global capital : or, the complexity of transnational labour relations / Ronaldo Munck and Peter Waterman -- Methodological nationalism and territorial capitalism : mobile labour and the challenges to the 'German Model' / Christian Berndt -- European Works Councils : from the local to the global? / Ian Fitzgerald and John Stirling -- The new economic model and spatial changes in labour relations in post-NAFTA Mexico / Enrique de la Garza Toledo -- Contested space : union organising in the old economy / Bradon Ellem -- Contesting the new politics of space : labour and capital in the white goods industry in southern Africa / Andries Bezuidenhout and Edward Webster -- The multi-scalarity of trade union practice / Jeremy Anderson, Paula Hamilton and Jane Wills -- Working space and the New Labour Internationalism / Rob Lambert and Michael Gillan -- Online union campaigns and the shrinking globe : the LabourStart experience / Eric Lee -- 'Across the great divide' : local and global trade union responses to call centre offshoring to India / Phil Taylor and Peter Bain -- Workers, economies, geographies / Noel Castree
Note Drawing on the work of major researchers from around the world, this important book represents a timely and required engagement on the part of scholars of work and employment with developments in spatial theorising
Alternate Author McGrath-Champ, Susan
Herod, Andrew, 1964-
Rainnie, Al

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