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Chapter 14: Media, New Union Strategies and Non-Government Organizations as Global Players: The Struggle over Representation and Work
- To understand the role of different forms of media in relation to global employment issues
- To study the ways non-government organizations and trade unions have used the Internet to engage with multinational corporations and broaden the debate on their roles
- To appreciate the debates and engagements on questions of communication in relation to global employment issues
The last quarter of a century has seen the rise of what Manuel Castells famously called the ‘network society’, in which the production of wealth has moved beyond the earlier industrial mode of capitalist production to what he ...