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Labor Politics in Latin America: Democracy and Worker Organization in the Neoliberal Era

Paul W. Posner, Viviana Patroni, and Jean François Mayer

Abstract

Labor Politics in Latin America assesses the capacity of working-class organizations to represent and advance working people’s demands in the era of globalization and neoliberalism, in which capital has reasserted its power on a global scale. The book’s premise is that the longer-term sustainability of development strategies for the region is largely connected to the capacity of working-class organizations to secure a fairer distribution of the gains from growth through labor legislation reform. Its analysis suggests the need to take into consideration the wider structural changes that reconfi ... More

Keywords: Labor legislation reform, Latin America, Neoliberalism, Democratic transformation, Globalization, Precarity, Informality

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781683400455
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: May 2019 DOI:10.5744/florida/9781683400455.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Paul W. Posner, author
Clark University

Viviana Patroni, author
York University

Jean François Mayer, author
Concordia University