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The Politics of Social Inclusion and Labor Representation: Immigrants and Trade Unions in the European Context

Heather Connolly, Miguel Martínez Lucio, and Stefania Marino


The book explores the question of social inclusion and trade union responses to immigration in the European context, comparing the Netherlands, Spain and the United Kingdom. Drawing on in-depth qualitative research the book focuses on how trade unions - particularly more established and institutionalised trade unions - respond to immigrant workers and what they perceive to be the important points of renewal and change that are required for a more integrated and supported immigrant community to emerge. The book also considers the role of European level trade union relations on the question of i ... More

Keywords: Trade Unions, Immigration, Labour Relations, Comparative Industrial Relations, Social Inclusion, European Union, Racism, Trade Union Renewal

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781501736575
Published to Cornell Scholarship Online: January 2020 DOI:10.7591/cornell/9781501736575.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Heather Connolly, author
University of Leicester

Miguel Martínez Lucio, author
University of Manchester

Stefania Marino, author
University of Manchester