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Global diffusion of protest



What happens when a wave of protest, which starts in a homogeneous area, affects other countries in its long ebb? Or, at least, when results in other countries are seen as a sort of continuation of that initial spark? In 2013, protests developed all over the globe, being at least in part inspired by the anti-austerity protest wave of 2011 but also presenting some peculiarity. By looking at protests in the most disparate sites of the globe (including those in Turkey, Brasil, Venezuela, South Africa, Bosnia, Bulgaria and Ukraine), the volume will address three main debates: the effect on social movements of late neoliberal global economy, contentious politics development under authoritarian democracies, and the emergence of new collective identities.






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Shipbuilding and ship repair workers around the world



Seaborne trade is the backbone of the world economy. About 90 percent of world trade is transported by ships. Since World War II, shipbuilding has gone through major changes. While the global construction volume increased enormously, British initial dominance was first undermined by Japanese competition from the 1950s, but then Japan was in turn overtaken by South Korea in the 1990s, only to be outcompeted by the People's Republic of China since the 2008 crisis. Labour processes and employment relations have changed dramatically during these shifts. In twenty-four case studies, covering all continents, this volume reconstructs the development of the world's shipbuilding and ship repairs industries, and the workers' responses to these historical transformations.






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