Chapter 2. Mediations of Global Diffusion: Walmart Meets National Institutions and Nested Agents
Chapter 3. Testing Distant Waters: Walmart’s Early Years in Brazil, 1995-2002
Chapter 4. Expansion, Conflictual Cooperation, and Rising Legal Scrutiny: 2003-2014
Chapter 5. Divergent National Patterns of Labor Contestation: Comparisons with Argentina, Chile, and Mexico
Chapter 6. Labor Contestation Amidst Restructuring, Flexible Labor Reforms, and Walmart’s Exit from Brazil, 2015-2018
Chapter 7. Conclusion: Failed Global Diffusion, Walmart’s Exit, and National Institutions
Scott B. Martin is a Regular Lecturer in International Affairs at Columbia University, USA, and The New School, New York, and has also taught at Yale, Princeton, and Sarah Lawrence College. Among his publications on employment relations and social and industrial development in the Americas, he co-authored El Estado de Bienestar ante la Globalización: El Caso de Norteamérica ( 2012) and was co-editor and contributor to Competitividade e Desenvolvimento: Atores e Instituições Locais (2001) and The New Politics of Inequality: Rethinking Participation and Representation (1997).
João Paulo Cândia Veiga is Assistant Professor at the Department of Political Science of the Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil, which he chairs, and a Researcher at the University’s Center for International Negotiations (CAENI). He has (co)authored or (co)edited four books on labor rights, corporate social responsibility, and regional economic integration in Brazil and the Mercosur region, among them The Question of Child Labor (1998), and published articles in such international journals as Labor Studies Journal.
Katiuscia Moreno Galhera is Visiting Faculty at Universidade Federal da Grande Dourados, Brazil. She holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from the Universidade de Campinas, Brazil, was a Visiting Scholar at Penn State University, USA, and a postdoctoral researcher in Sociology at Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Brazil. Among her works on gender, labor, and global value chains is "Transnational Corporations," Routledge Handbook to the Political Economy and Governance of the Americas (2020, with S.B. Martin and J.P. Veiga).
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