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Labor in the Global South: Transnational Turmoil, Latin American Lessons

  • Chris Tilly (a1)


Mark S. Anner opens Solidarity Transformed by referencing two wrenching changes that have transformed the world for workers: neoliberalism—the scaling back of welfare states, industrial policies, and labor protections—and globalization. He questions how these shifts have affected workers and how worker organizations in diverse settings have responded.



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Labor in the Global South: Transnational Turmoil, Latin American Lessons

  • Chris Tilly (a1)


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