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The Resource NAFTA and labor in North America, Norman Caulfield

NAFTA and labor in North America, Norman Caulfield

Label
NAFTA and labor in North America
Title
NAFTA and labor in North America
Statement of responsibility
Norman Caulfield
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"As companies increasingly look to the global market for capital, cheaper commodities and labor, and lower production costs, the impact on Mexican and American workers and labor unions is significant. National boundaries and the laws of governments that regulate social relations between laborers and management are less relevant in the era of globalization, rendering ineffective the traditional union strategies of pressuring the state for reform." "Focusing especially on the effects of the North American Free Trade Agreement and the North American Agreement on Labor Cooperation (the first international labor agreement linked to an international trade agreement), Norman Caulfield notes the waning political influence of trade unions and their disunity and divergence on crucial issues such as labor migration and workers' rights. Comparing the labor movement's fortunes in the 1970s with its current weakened condition, Caulfield notes the parallel decline in the United States' hegemonic influence in an increasingly globalized economy. As a result, organized labor has been transformed from organizations that once pressured management and the state for concessions to organizations that now request that workers concede wages, pensions, and health benefits to remain competitive in the global marketplace."--Jacket
Member of
Cataloging source
CDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Caulfield, Norman
Dewey number
331.88097
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
HD8045
LC item number
.C325 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
The working class in American history
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Industrial relations
  • Labor
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Industrial relations
  • Labor
  • North America
Label
NAFTA and labor in North America, Norman Caulfield
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Labor and global capitalism in North America, 1850-1970 -- The politics of Mexican labor and economic development in crisis -- Mexican labor and workers' rights under NAFTA and NAALC -- Labor mobility and workers' rights in North America -- The crisis of union-management relations in the United States and Canada -- The North American auto industry : the apex of concessionary bargaining -- VEBA Las Vegas! Unions play casino capitalism : autoworkers lose
Control code
708738120
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 246 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780252076701
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 302885
  • 22573/ctt1c8spq
  • f4eedec3-7f19-44cd-a846-92ccf593714c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)708738120
Label
NAFTA and labor in North America, Norman Caulfield
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Labor and global capitalism in North America, 1850-1970 -- The politics of Mexican labor and economic development in crisis -- Mexican labor and workers' rights under NAFTA and NAALC -- Labor mobility and workers' rights in North America -- The crisis of union-management relations in the United States and Canada -- The North American auto industry : the apex of concessionary bargaining -- VEBA Las Vegas! Unions play casino capitalism : autoworkers lose
Control code
708738120
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 246 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780252076701
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 302885
  • 22573/ctt1c8spq
  • f4eedec3-7f19-44cd-a846-92ccf593714c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)708738120

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