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This section contains the preface of the book, which examines the extent to which international labour issues have become issue of concern within the European Union, the ILO, and the OECD. Globalization has had a profound impact on both international organizations and civil society. For international organizations, it has called into question diplomatic relations between states by prioritizing transnational activities above and below the state level. A new set of actors such as multinational corporations and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have come to the fore. But, most importantly, globalization has had an enormous impact on civil society. Traditional relations between citizens and states have become fragile if not critical as more and more activities move across borders leaving citizens with no clear line of defense by their governments.

Keywords: European Union (EU); globalization; ILO; international institutions; labour rights; OECD; social issues

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