The Globalizations of Organized Labour 1945-2004 (International Political Economy) by George Myconos

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Subjects:

  • History of specific subjects,
  • Industrial relations,
  • Political economy,
  • Work & labour,
  • Labor Unions,
  • International Relations (General),
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Globalization,
  • Labor & Industrial Relations - Unions,
  • Political Science / Economic Conditions,
  • Political Science-Globalization,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Labor & Industrial Relations - General,
  • International labor activities

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FormatHardcover
Number of Pages240
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Open LibraryOL8401248M
ISBN 101403993386
ISBN 109781403993380

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