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By E. Paul Durrenberger, Karaleah S. Reichart

ISBN-10: 160732184X

ISBN-13: 9781607321842

The Anthropology of work Unions offers ethnographic information and research in 8 case experiences from numerous very diversified industries. It covers a variety of issues, from the position of girls and group in moves to the significance of position in association, and addresses international matters with reviews from Mexico and Malawu.

Union-organized offices constantly have enough money employees larger wages and higher pensions, merits, and future health assurance than their nonunion opposite numbers. moreover, ladies and minorities who belong to unions usually tend to obtain better wages and advantages than their nonunion friends. Given the industrial benefits of union club, one could anticipate to work out greater premiums of association throughout industries, yet hard work association is at an rock bottom. What debts for this discrepancy?

The members during this quantity supply quite a few views in this paradox, together with discussions of techniques to and findings at the histories, cultures, and practices of equipped hard work. additionally they handle important concerns comparable to race, classification, gender, age, new release, ethnicity, future health and defense matters, company co-optation of unions, and the cultural context of union-management relationships.

The first to collect anthropological case reviews of work unions, this quantity will attract cultural anthropologists, social scientists, sociologists, and people attracted to hard work stories and exertions hobbies.

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