Chapter 8. History Matters

  1. Edward Webster,
  2. Rob Lambert and
  3. Andries Bezuidenhout

Published Online: 18 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444303018.ch8

Grounding Globalization: Labour in the Age of Insecurity

Grounding Globalization: Labour in the Age of Insecurity

How to Cite

Webster, E., Lambert, R. and Bezuidenhout, A. (2008) History Matters, in Grounding Globalization: Labour in the Age of Insecurity, Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444303018.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 6 JUN 2008

Book Series:

  1. Antipode Book Series

Book Series Editors:

  1. Noel Castree

Series Editor Information

  1. University of Manchester, UK

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405129145

Online ISBN: 9781444303018

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Keywords:

  • society governing market;
  • history matters and societal responses in Australia, South Africa and Korea;
  • state intervention to structure labour market;
  • labour and liberation in South Africa;
  • South African Communist Party (SACP);
  • Department of Trade and Industry (DTI);
  • legacy of authoritarianism in South Korea;
  • erosion of class compromise in Australia;
  • social reformism - response to great wave of 1890 strike;
  • Southern Initiative in Globalization and Trade Union Rights (SIGTUR)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Labour and Liberation in South Africa

  • The Legacy of Authoritarianism in South Korea

  • The Erosion of a Class Compromise in Australia

  • Explaining Difference