Labor Movements

Labor Movements : Global Perspectives

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  • Electronic book text | 200 pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Polity Press
  • United Kingdom
  • 0745682375
  • 9780745682372

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''Stephanie Luce gives us an informed and wise assessment of the crucial role of unions in resisting the forces unleashed by neoliberal capitalism. She deals unblinkingly with the opposition that unions confront today and with their own internal weaknesses as well. Yet she concludes that rolling back an unbridled capitalism cannot be accomplished without a revived and innovative labor movement. A sobering yet refreshing antidote, and one that inspires both hope and hard work.''Frances Fox Piven, Graduate Center, City University of New York ''Stephanie Luce's "Labor Movements" is must read book for those who are interested in workers' rights, unionization and the future of labor movements. Luce provides a critical review on neo-liberal gobalization, global financial crisis, illusion of economic growth, and assess the effect on the role of unions and workers' struggles. By debunking the myth of mobile and global capitalism, the book calls for changes on the existing system and new ways of workers' emancipation worldwide.''Pun Ngai, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
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About Stephanie Luce

Stephanie Luce is an Associate Professor of Labor Studies at the Murphy Institute, City University of New York. She is a leading expert on living wages. Professor Luce worked as an economist at the U.S. Department of Labor and a Congressional Commission on Agricultural Workers before earning her Ph.D. in Sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1999. She has also worked as a researcher at the Center on Wisconsin Strategy and the Political Economy Research Institute.
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