Where Are The Unions?: Workers and Social Movements in Latin by Doctor Sian Lazar

By Doctor Sian Lazar

The begin of the twenty-first century has been marked by means of international calls for for financial justice. From the purple tide and Arab spring to Occupy and anti-austerity, the final two decades have witnessed the start of a brand new kind of mass mobilisation.

Where Are The Unions? compares, for the 1st time, the demanding situations confronted via pursuits in Latin the United States, the Arab international and Europe. employees’ moves and protests have been a severe a part of those occasions, but their position has been considerably underestimated in lots of of the next narratives.

This e-book specializes in the complicated interactions among organised employees, the unemployed, self-employed, formative years, scholars and the nation, and severely assesses the idea that of the ‘precariat’. With contributions from throughout 4 continents, this is often the main complete examine the worldwide context of mass mobilisation within the twenty-first century.

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