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Paradoxes of internationalization: British and German trade unions at Ford and General Motors 1967-2000

Thomas Fetzer

Abstract

Paradoxes of Internationalization deals with British and German trade union responses to the internationalization of corporate structures and strategies at Ford and General Motors between the late 1960s and the early twenty-first century. Based on research in more than a dozen archives in Britain, Germany and the United States, the book is unique in its attempt to bridge historical and contemporary approaches to the study of trade union politics in multinational firms. Conceptually, Paradoxes of Internationalization draws not only on the mainstream industrial relations literature but also on s ... More

Keywords: Trade unions, Industrial relations, Internationalization, Multinational firms

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780719080975
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: January 2014 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719080975.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Thomas Fetzer, author