The Labour Movement and the Internet

The Labour Movement and the Internet : The New Internationalism

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Despite international labour federations and a greater ease of mobility around the world, union branches still often feel isolated from one another. Democratic and empowering, the Internet is now providing a wholly new framework for communication, policy-making and collective action. Written by a leading authority on labour and information technology, this book covers the background to and the politics of this electronic revolution in the labour movement. The author provides advice on cost-effective ways for unions worldwide to benefit from the innovations. He explores the ways in which unions have responded to the new technology, and covers the key features of the Internet, including e-mail, the World Wide Web, bulletin boards and user networks. No technical knowledge is required to understand the topics, and all terms are explained.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 256 pages
  • 132.08 x 215.9 x 20.32mm | 385.55g
  • PLUTO PRESS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0745311199
  • 9780745311197