Jeffrey Harrod

Jeffrey Harrod writes about global political economy, international relations and social and political issues. He has also published a social science fiction novel.

Access here the multimedia course "Global Political Economy" by Jeffrey Harrod
16 separate lectures 153 slides

As an essayist, academic  and consultant he writes about social and political theory, international political economy, work and labour.  As the publications list shows, he has incorporated these interests within a core of  published writing about the global political economy.

He has lectured and supervised research at the University of Amsterdam for many years and he has also taught graduate courses at the University of West Indies, Jamaica, University College, London, University of Colorado and at the Institute of Social Studies in the Hague Netherlands where he was professor and Deputy Rector.  After a period as Research Co-ordinator at the Labour Studies Institute, International Labour Organisation, in Geneva he was permanent consultant for research and publications for a global trade union federation.

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An investigation of non-governmental organisations in global: foreign trade unions in Jamaica
Translated in to 5 languages and serialised in a Korean national newspaper
An assessment by several authors of the possibilities and strategies of global trade unions
An exploration of the world views and political activities of the working poor using innovative categories gf work and Employment