New books



Towards a critical understanding of the new global division of labour

Ursula Huws

Work, Organisation, Labour and Globalisation, 1. årgang, nr. 2 2007
Bogomtale fra forlaget.

New journal focusing on the new global division of labour

Break or Weld? Trade Union Responses to Global Value Chain Restructuring
By Ursula Huws, Professor of International Labour Studies, London Metropolitan University, UK

Globalisation and Trade Unions: Towards a Multi-Level Strategy?
By Ronaldo Munck, Visiting Professor of  Political Sociology at the University of Liverpool

Trade Unions and Worker Movements in the North American Communication Industries
By Vincent Mosco, Canada Research Chair and Professor of Sociology at Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada

Multinationals’  Policies and Local Responses: Findings from Cross-National Case Studies in Germany, France and the USA
By Pamela Meil, Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Social Science Research (ISF) Munich, Germany

Risking relegation or staying in the first league? Industrial relations and enterprise restructuring in Germany
By Jürgen Kädtler,  Director of the Sociological Research Institute (SOFI) Göttingen, Germany

Brazilian Unions in the Face of Globalisation
By Leonardo Mello e Silva, Lecturer in Sociology of Work, University of São Paulo, Brazil

New Industrial Areas, Old Workers’ Solidarity: European Automobile Multinationals in Brazil
By Marco Aurelio Santana, Associate Professor at the Graduate Program in Sociology and Anthropology, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Technomadic Work: From Promotional Vision to WashTech’s Opposition
By Michelle Rodino-Colocino, Assistant Professor of Film/Video, Media in the College of Communications at Pennsylvania State University, USA

Towards Strategies for Making Offshore Outsourcing Economically and Socially Sustainable
By Monique Ramioul, Research Manager in the Work and Organisation sector and Tom De Bruyn, Senior Research Associate at the Higher Institute for Labour Studies at the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium

South African Trade Unions and Globalisation: Going for the ‘High Road’, Getting Stuck on the ‘Low Road’
By Marlea Clarke, McMaster, University, Hamilton,  Canada, and Carolyn Bassett, Assistant Professor, School of Social Sciences, York University,Toronto, Canada

Solidarity Across Cyberspace: Internet Campaigning, Labour Activism and the Remaking of Trade Union Internationalism
By Bruce Robinson, Honorary Research Fellow in the Information Systems, Organisation and Society Research Centre, University of Salford, UK

The Movement for the Abolition of Child Labour as an Example of a Transnational Network Movement
By Patrick Develtere, Professor and General director of the Higher Institute for Labour Studies at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven and An Huybrechs, Advocacy Project Coordinator for the International Planned Parenthood Federation, European Network

Review Article: Reflections on International Labour Studies in the UK
Peter Waterman, independent writer resident in the Hague, Netherlands.