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Title Labour in the global South [electronic resource] : challenges and alternatives for workers / edited by Sarah Mosoetsa and Michelle Williams.
Publication Info. Geneva : International Labour Office, 2012.
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Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on Feb. 14, 2013).
Contents Title page; Copyright page; Preface; Table of contents; List of tables; List of figures; Notes on contributors; List of abbreviations; 1: Challenges and alternatives for workers in the global South; Challenges for and responses by labour in the twenty-first century; Countering exploitation and marginalization; Political movements and trade unions; Finding alternatives: New forms of power; Conclusion; PART I: Countering exploitation and marginalization; 2: South African labour's response to climate change: The threat of green neoliberal capitalism; Green neoliberal capitalism; "Green jobs"
The South African Government's response to climate changeThe civil society response to climate change:The climate justice movement; Labour's response to climate change; Different understandings of a just transition to alow-carbon economy: Paradigm shift or regime change?; Conclusion: An alternative developmental path; 3: Women, gender and power in trade unions; Introduction; Gendered labour markets; Women in trade unions; Gender and power in unions; Challenge and strategies; Women's agency: Individual and collective strategies; Research methods and issues; Findings
Table 3.1 Percentages of women on trade union decision-makingbodies, 2009Table 3.1 Percentages of women on trade union decision-making bodies, 2009; Table 3.2 Senior office-holders in selected trade unions and confederations, by gender, with percentages for women; Table 3.2 Senior office-holders in selected trade unions and confederations, by gender, with percentages for women; Union equality structures; Table 3.3 Women and trade union equality structures, 2009; Table 3.3 Women and trade union equality structures, 2009; Table 3.4 Successes and barriers for women in their unions
Table 3.4 Successes and barriers for women in their unionsUnions and the Bargaining Agenda for Gender (BAG); Canada; Philippines; Turkey; Discussion and conclusions; Acknowledgements; 4: Local government call centres: Challenge or opportunity for South African labour?; Introduction; Methodology; Public call centres: A product of the New Public Management; Table 4.1 Characteristics of call centre operations focused on, respectively, quantity of calls handled and quality of service provided
Table 4.1 Characteristics of call centre operations focused on, respectively, quantity of calls handled and quality of service providedUnionization at call centres; Local government call centres; Call centre organization: The case of Joburg Connect; Working conditions; Stress; Lack of training; Poor communication between the front and back offices; Union collective action and limitations on workerparticipation; Recommendations for union organization andrepresentation; Conclusion; Appendix 4.1 List of interviewees (with pseudonyms used)
Note 5: Why labour unions have failed Bangladesh's garment workers.
Subject Industrial relations -- Developing countries.
International labor activities.
Labor movement.
Labor unions.
Added Author Mosoetsa, Sarah.
Williams, Michelle.
Ebooks Corporation
Related To Print version: Mosoetsa, Sarah Labour in the Global South : Challenges and alternatives for workers Geneva : International Labour Office,c2012 9789221262381
ISBN 9789221262398 (electronic bk.)
9221262391 (electronic bk.)
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