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Title Gendering and diversifying trade union leadership [electronic resource] / edited by Sue Ledwith and Lise Lotte Hansen.

Imprint New York : Routledge, 2013.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xv, 338 p. : ill.
Series Routledge research in employment relations ; 28
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents List of tables -- List of figures -- Preface -- A diverse trade union leadership: complexity, contradictions, continuity and change / Lise Lotte Hansen and Sue Ledwith -- Gendered leadership in Australian unions in the process of strategic renewal : instrumental, transformative or post-heroic? / Barbara Pocock and Karen Brown -- Gender and union leadership : a force field analysis / Michelle Kaminski and Jailza Pauly -- Women leaders riding the whirlwind : leadership and gender in/equality in the Danish labour movement / Lise Lotte Hansen -- Doing, un-doing and re-doing gendered union leadership / Sue Ledwith -- Flexible production and flexible women : the story of union leader Alice / Tuula Heiskanen and Riitta Lavikka -- Merit, individualism, and solidarity : revisiting the democratic deficit in union women's leadership / Linda Briskin -- Rethinking organizing and leadership : lessons from non-traditional, women-centred, labour campaigns in New York City / Sally Alvarez and Pam Whitefield -- Emerging from "deep, dark forests" : women leaders as learners in Eastern and Western European trade unions / Joanna Cain -- Developing and globalizing women's union leadership via a cross-national exchange programme / Gill Kirton, Geraldine Healy, Sally Alvarez, Mary Gatta, Risa Lieberwitz, and Heather Mckay -- Union revitalization through gender equality in the German service sector union ver.di / Anja Kirsch -- Breaking through the union glass ceiling iin france : between organizational opportunities and individual resources / Cecille Guillaume and Sophie Pochic -- Female union leadership, power, dynamism and organised labour in Ghana / Akua Britwum -- Still facing discrimination : impediments to women's representation in Belgian trade unions / Saskia Ravesloot -- Gendering research, researching gender / Sue Ledwith and Lise Lotte Hansen -- Notes -- List of contributors -- Index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Women labor union members -- Case studies.
Women employees -- Labor unions -- Case studies.
Labor unions -- Case studies.
Diversity in the workplace -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Ledwith, Sue.
Hansen, Lise Lotte, 1962-
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780415884853 (alk. paper)
9780203085752 (e-book)

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