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Description - Threads of Labour by Angela Hale

Threads of Labour draws on a rich body of action research gathered by organisations supporting women workers in ten different garment-producing locations in Asia, Europe and Mexico. This research provides important new empirical information about the global garment industry and also creates a blueprint for conducting worker-oriented action research in order to better understand and resist the negative impact of globalization on labour. The book is also important in a number of other respects. By combining bottom-up research conducted by women workers' organizations with the latest academic research and debate, it bridges the gap between activists and academics. It ensures that workers' voices reach those who are trying to reconfigure global capitalism in more humane directions. Finally, it explores the ways in which workers might begin to develop new forms of organization that are more suited to securing gains in the global garment industry than those strategies deployed in the past.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405126373
ISBN-10: 140512637X
Format: Hardback
(236mm x 163mm x mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 20-Sep-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Angela Hale

Angela Hale is Director of Women Working Worldwide, an NGO based at Manchester Metropolitan University. She previously lectured in sociology at the university and has published many articles relating to women workers. Women Working Worldwide works with a network of trade unions and NGOs supporting the rights of workers in international supply chains producing consumer goods for the world market. Jane Wills is Reader in Geography at Queen Mary, University of London and a board member of Women Working Worldwide. Her previous publications include Dissident Geographies: An Introduction to Radical Ideas and Practices (2000), Place, Space and the New Labour Internationalisms (Blackwell Publishing, 2001) and Union Futures: Building Networked Trade Unionism in the UK (2002).

Books By Angela Hale

Threads of Labour by Angela Hale
Paperback, September 2005
$40.46