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Neoliberalism and the Changing Face of Unionism : The Combined and Uneven Development of Class

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This book provides a political, economic, and sociological investigation of how neoliberalism shapes ‘working class capacities,’ or the power of the working class to organize and struggle for its collective interests. Efe Can Gürcan and Berk Mete discuss the global importance of the labor question as it pertains to Turkey. They apply the main theoretical framework of the combined and uneven development of class capacities to Turkish trade unionism. They also address Turkey’s recent history of neoliberalization and its repercussions for class capacities, as mediated by national regulations, conservative unionism, and Islamic social assistance networks. Finally, the authors explore how neoliberalism generates intra-class fragmentation through public regulatory mechanisms and cultural differentiation in the sphere of social unionism.   

Genre: Social Science
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Author: Efe Can Gu00fcrcan & Berk Mete
Language: English
Street Date: January 30, 2017
TCIN: 51839567
UPC: 9783319482835
Item Number (DPCI): 248-35-6022

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