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Trade Unions and Migrant Workers

Edited by Stefania Marino, Judith Roosblad and Rinus Penninx

in Books from Edward Elgar Publishing

Abstract: This timely book analyses the relationship between trade unions, immigration and migrant workers across eleven European countries in the period between the 1990s and 2015. It constitutes an extensive update of a previous comparative analysis – published by Rinus Penninx and Judith Roosblad in 2000 – that has become an important reference in the field. The book offers an overview of how trade unions manage issues of inclusion and solidarity in the current economic and political context, characterized by increasing challenges for labour organizations and rising hostility towards migrants.

Keywords: Economics and Finance; Politics and Public Policy Social Policy and Sociology (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2017
ISBN: 9781788114073
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Chapters in this book:

Ch 1 Introduction: How to study trade union action towards immigration and migrant workers? , pp 1-20 Downloads
Stefania Marino, Rinus Penninx and Judith Roosblad
Ch 2 Economic and labour market change and policies: Before and beyond austerity in Europe , pp 23-42 Downloads
Jason Heyes and Thomas Hastings
Ch 3 Migration and its regulation in an integrating Europe , pp 43-65 Downloads
Rinus Penninx
Ch 4 Migrants in the public discourse: Between media, policy and public opinion , pp 66-89 Downloads
Alberta Giorgi and Tommaso Vitale
Ch 5 Trade unions in Europe: Challenges and responses , pp 90-114 Downloads
Rebecca Gumbrell-McCormick, Richard Hyman and Magdalena Bernaciak
Ch 6 Trade unions and migration in Austria, 1993–2015 , pp 117-137 Downloads
August Gächter
Ch 7 France: The assimilationist model called into question , pp 138-157 Downloads
Sylvie Contrepois
Ch 8 Trade unions and migrant workers in Germany: Unions between national and transnational labour market segmentation , pp 158-177 Downloads
Ines Wagner
Ch 9 The Netherlands: Finding common ground in an increasingly fragmented workforce , pp 178-199 Downloads
Judith Roosblad and Lisa Berntsen
Ch 10 Sweden: A model in dissolution? , pp 200-223 Downloads
Anders Neergaard and Charles Woolfson
Ch 11 Trade unions and migrant workers in the UK: Organising in a cold climate , pp 224-243 Downloads
Heather Connolly and Ben Sellers
Ch 12 Trade unions and migrant workers in Ireland: New organisational opportunities under changed circumstances , pp 244-265 Downloads
Mary Hyland
Ch 13 Trade unions and migrant workers in Italy: Between labour and social rights , pp 266-286 Downloads
Matteo Rinaldini and Stefania Marino
Ch 14 Trade unions and immigration in Spain: The politics and framing of social inclusion within industrial relations , pp 287-306 Downloads
Miguel Martínez Lucio
Ch 15 Trade unions and migration in the Czech Republic, 2004–15 , pp 307-329 Downloads
Marek Čaněk
Ch 16 Trade unions and migrant workers in Poland: First stage of a work in progress , pp 330-350 Downloads
Julia Kubisa
Ch 17 Comparing trade union attitudes and actions relating to immigration and migrant workers in 11 European countries , pp 353-388 Downloads
Stefania Marino, Judith Roosblad and Rinus Penninx

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