Reconstructing Solidarity : Labour Unions, Precarious Work, and the Politics of Institutional Change in Europe
Doellgast, Virginia (EDT)
Lillie, Nathan (EDT)
Pulignano, Valeria (EDT)
Oxford Univ Pr 2018/03
250 p. 24 cm
New in paperback. Hardcover was published in 2018.
Reconstructing Solidarity explores the struggles of unions against the expansion of precarious work in Europe, and the implications of these struggles for worker solidarity and institutional change.
Table of Contents
1: Virginia Doellgast, Nathan Lillie, and Valeria Pulignano: From dualization to solidarity: Halting the cycle of precarity 2: Damian Grimshaw, Stefania Marino, Dominique Anxo, Jerome Gautie, Laszlo Neumann and Claudia Weinkopf: Negotiating better conditions for workers during austerity in Europe: Unions' local strategies towards low pay and outsourcing in local government 3: Ines Wagner and Bjarke Refslund: Cutting to the bone: Workers' solidarity in the Danish-German slaughterhouse industry 4: Carlotta Benvegnu, Bettina Haidinger, and Devi Sacchetto: Restructuring labour relations and employment in the European logistics sector: Unions' responses to a segmented workforce 5: Valeria Pulignano and Nadja Doerflinger: Labour markets, solidarity and precarious work: Comparing local unions' responses to management flexibility strategies in the German and Belgian metalworking and chemical industries 6: Chiara Benassi and Lisa Dorigatti: The political economy of agency work in Italy and Germany: Explaining diverging trajectories in collective bargaining outcomes 7: Adam Mrozowicki, Branko Bembic, Kairit Kall, Malgorzata Maciejewska, and Miroslav Stanojevic: Union campaigns against precarious work in the retail sector of Estonia, Poland, and Slovenia 8: Ian Greer, Barbara Samaluk, and Charles Umney: Better strategies for herding cats? Forms of solidarity among freelance musicians in London, Paris and Ljubljana 9: Maite Tapia and Jane Holgate: Fighting precariousness: Union strategies towards migrant workers in the UK, France, and Germany 10: Sonila Danaj, Erka Caro, Laura Mankki, Markku Sippola, and Nathan Lillie: Unions and Migrant Workers: The Perspective of Estonians in Finland and Albanians in Italy and Greece 11: Steven Vallas: Conclusions. The Puzzle of Precarity: Structure, Strategies, and Worker Solidarity