Tuesday, 23 September 2014

Thematic issue of Working USA on Global labor solidarity edited by Kim Scipes

Thematic issue edited by Kim Scipes: "Working USA. The Journal of Labor and Society", 17 (2)

The list of articles in the issue:
—  “Theoretical Reflection on the Emergence of Global Labor Solidarity” by Kim Scipes.

“South-South Labor Internationalism:  SIGTUR and the Challenge to the Status Quo” by Bruno Dobrusin.

“International Solidarity or Renewed Trade Union Imperialism?  The AFL-CIO and Garment Workers in Bangladesh” by Zia Rahman and Tom Langford.

“Stitching Together:  How Workers Are Hemming Down Transnational Capital in the Hyper-Global Apparel Industry” by Ashok Kumar and Jack Mahoney.

“Workers Confront Apartheid:  Comparing Canadian Labor Solidarity Campaigns against South African and Israeli Apartheid” by Katherine Nastovski.

“How ‘Partnership’ Weakens Solidarity:  Colombian GM Workers and the Limits of UAW Internationalism” by Kevin Young and Diana C. Sierra Becerra.

“Working for Global Justice in the New Labor Movement” by Michael Zweig.

“A Review of American Labor’s Global Labor Ambassadors:  The International History of the AFL-CIO during the Cold War, edited by Robert Anthony Waters and Geert van Goethem” by Kim Scipes.