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International labor organizations and organized labor in Latin America and the Caribbean

Robert J. Alexander

International labor organizations and organized labor in Latin America and the Caribbean

a history

by Robert J. Alexander

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Published by Praeger in Santa Barbara, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Labor unions -- Latin America,
  • Labor unions -- Caribbean Area,
  • Labor movement -- Latin America,
  • Labor movement -- Caribbean Area

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRobert J. Alexander, Eldon M. Parker.
    ContributionsParker, Eldon M.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD6530.5 .A748 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23614020M
    ISBN 109780275977399, 9780313381836
    LC Control Number2009024768

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      The International Book Fair of Radical Black and Third World Books was first held in London, England in , and Trinidadian historian and activist C.L.R. James kicked off the inaugural event. The book fair took place annually from to and then biannually from to in London as well as Manchester, Bradford, Leeds, and other. American Federation of Labor synonyms, American Federation of Labor pronunciation, American Federation of Labor translation, English dictionary definition of American Federation of Labor. n the first permanent national labour movement in America, founded in International labor organizations and organized labor in Latin America and the.

    The Department of Labor's Bureau of International Labor Affairs plays the lead U.S. government role in representing the United States at the International Labor Organization (ILO). The United States is represented at meetings of the ILO Governing Body and the annual International Labor Conference by government officials and representatives of. We are a non-profit electronic news service, and our parent organization, Blythe Systems, is a non-profit Internet Service Provider. We have a special interest in Cuba and Nicaragua, but we provide news from all of Latin America and the Caribbean as well as other .


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In International Labor Organizations and Organized Labor in Latin America and the Caribbean: A History, Alexander explores one of the most fascinating and often overlooked aspects of the Latin American labor scene he has so meticulously chronicled: the relationships between labor unions within specific nations, region wide organizations, and Format: Hardcover.

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A renowned and prolific scholar, Professor Alexander was the author or editor of 49 books, including Communism in Latin America (), Organized Labor in Latin America () and International.

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