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About Sabrina Zajak

Sabrina Zajak is junior professor for “globalization conflicts, social movements and labor” at the Ruhr-University Bochum. She works at the Institute for Social Movements on issues of transnational movements and activism; trade unions and NGOs; globalization, governance and labor standards. She is head of the research group “transnational alliances between social movements and trade unions in Europe”. Her most recent book Transnational Activism, Global Labor Governance, and China (Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan, 2017)  investigates how trade unions and labour rights NGOs have mobilized together along different pathways while attempting to influence labour standards in Chinese supply chains since 1989.

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Rosemary Bechler is openDemocracy’s Editor.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Fostering alliances across progressive movements

The Cross-movement mobilizations series will provide a platform for reflection and research on the conditions under which successful movement alliances evolve.

Trade union building in Myanmar

Basically all unions demand a stronger sanctioning capacity for the Arbitration Council.

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