O Movimento Sindical Internacional como um agente da mudança: trabalhadores estrangeiros temporários e renovação sindical na Ásia





Trabalhadores temporários, Federações sindicais globais, Sindicalismo no Sudeste Asiático, Revitalização do sindicalismo


Este artigo analisa o papel das Federações Sindicais Globais (GUFs) e Organizações de Apoio e Solidariedade (SSOs) nas tentativas dos sindicatos sudeste-asiáticos de alcançarem trabalhadores estrangeiros temporários em sete países da região. Baseia-se em dez anos de trabalho de campo qualitativo com as GUFs, seja em suas sedes, seja em nível regional – fortemente dependente da migração laboral temporária –, e com seus afiliados nos respectivos países. A renovação e a revitalização do sindicalismo são vistas como efeitos colaterais desse enfoque, na medida em que novos membros são capazes de fortalecer a adesão e trazer novas ideias e perspectivas para o movimento.


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Biografia do Autor

Michele Ford, University of Sydney

Professor of Southeast Asian Studies at the University of Sydney, Australia. Her research focuses labour and other social movements in Southeast Asia. She is the coauthor of Labor and politics in Indonesia (Cambridge, 2020) and the author of From migrant to worker: Global unions and temporary labor migration in Asia (Cornell ilr Press, 2019), and Workers and intellectuals: NGOs, trade unions and the Indonesian labour movement (NUS/ Hawaii/KITLV, 2009). She is also the editor of Social Ativism in Southeast Asia (Routledge, 2013) and co-editor of several volumes including Activists in transition: Progressive politics in democratic Indonesia (Cornell Seap, 2019) and Beyond oligarchy; Wealth, power, and contemporary Indonesian politics (Cornell Seap, 2014). 


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Como Citar

Ford, M. (2021). O Movimento Sindical Internacional como um agente da mudança: trabalhadores estrangeiros temporários e renovação sindical na Ásia. Tempo Social, 33(2), 101-121. https://doi.org/10.11606/0103-2070.ts.2021.181586



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