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Title The cost of free shipping : Amazon in the global economy / edited by Jake Alimahomed-Wilson and Ellen Reese.

Publication Info. London : Pluto Press, 2020.


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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 300 pages) : illustrations
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Wildcat : workers' movements and global capitalism
Wildcat (Pluto Press)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary 'Amazon Capitalism' grows ever stronger. This book provides the answers on how to fight the company's terrifying omnipotence.
Contents Preface. Amazon and the Future of Work in the Global Economy / Ruth Milkman -- Introduction. Amazon Capitalism / Jake Alimahomed-Wilson, Juliann Allison, and Ellen Reese -- Part I Amazon's Rise in Global Power -- 1 Amazon: Context, Structure, and Vulnerability / Kim Moody -- 2 Power Accrues to the Powerful: Amazon's Market Share, Customer Surveillance, and Internet Dominance / Dana M. Williams -- 3 Transnational Amazon: Labor Exploitation and the Rise of E-Commerce in South Asia / Jeb Sprague and Sreerekha Sathi -- Part II Exploitation and Resistance Across Amazon's Global Empire -- 4 The Amazonification of Logistics: E-Commerce, Labor, and Exploitation in the Last Mile / Jake Alimahomed-Wilson -- 5 Automation and the Surveillance-Driven Warehouse in Inland Southern California / Jason Struna and Ellen Reese -- 6 Gender, Race, and Amazon Warehouse Labor in the United States / Ellen Reese -- 7 A New Industrial Working Class? Challenges in Disrupting Amazon's Fulfillment Process in Germany / Nantina Vgontzas -- 8 A Struggle for Bodies and Souls: Amazon Management and Union Strategies in France and Italy / Francesco Massimo -- Part III Communities Confronting the E-Commerce Giant -- 9 Company Town: What Happens to a City and its Democracy when Amazon Dominates? / Katie Wilson -- 10 Lessons from New York City's Struggle Against Amazon HQ2 in Long Island City / Steve Lang and Filip Stabrowski -- 11 What Happens When Amazon Comes to Town? Environmental Impacts, Local Economies, and Resistance in Inland Southern California / Juliann Emmons Allison -- 12 Worker and Community Organizing to Challenge Amazon's Algorithmic Threat / Sheheryar Kaoosji -- Part IV Struggling to Win Against Amazon -- 13 Amazon Strikes in Europe: Seven Years of Industrial Action, Challenges, and Strategies / Jörn Boewe and Johannes Schulten -- 14 Bursting the Bubble: The Emerging Tech Worker Movement at Amazon / Spencer Cox -- 15 The CEO Has No Clothes: Worker Leadership and Amazon's Failures During COVID-19 / Dania Rajendra -- 16 Think Big: Organizing a Successful Amazon Workers' Movement in the United States by Combining the Strengths of the Left and Organized Labor / Peter Olney and Rand Wilson -- 17 Amazonians United! An Interview with DCH1 (Chicago) Amazonians United / DCH1 Amazonians United -- Conclusion. Resisting Amazon Capitalism / Jake Alimahomed-Wilson and Ellen Reese -- About the Authors.
Subject (Firm) (Firm) (OCoLC)fst00752301
Electronic commerce.
Corporate power -- United States.
Industrial relations -- United States.
Commerce électronique.
Pouvoir économique -- États-Unis.
Relations industrielles -- États-Unis.
Exploitation (Morale)
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Labor & Industrial Relations.
Capitalism. (OCoLC)fst00846425
Corporate power. (OCoLC)fst00879682
Electronic commerce. (OCoLC)fst00906906
Exploitation. (OCoLC)fst00918547
Industrial relations. (OCoLC)fst00971609
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Added Author Alimahomed-Wilson, Jake, editor.
Reese, Ellen, 1969- editor.
Other Form: Print version: Cost of free shipping. London : Pluto Press, 2020 9780745341484 0745341489 (OCoLC)1144090192
ISBN 9781786807526 (electronic bk.)
1786807521 (electronic bk.)
9781786807519 (electronic bk.)
1786807513 (electronic bk.)
9781786807533 (Kindle ebook)
9780745341484 (paperback)
0745341489 (paperback)
9780745341477 (hardcover)
0745341470 (hardcover)
Standard No. AU@ 000068724354
AU@ 000069525093
UKMGB 019888407
AU@ 000068596151

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