Andreas Bieler

Andreas Bieler is Professor of Political Economy and Fellow of the Centre for the Study of Social and Global Justice (CSSGJ) in the School of Politics and International Relations, University of Nottingham, UK. His main research area is the conceptual and empirical analysis of trade unions and their possibilities to resist neo-liberal restructuring through the formation of transnational solidarity in times of globalization. He is author of The Struggle for a Social Europe: Trade Unions and EMU in Times of Global Restructuring (Manchester University Press, 2006) and co-editor (with Ingemar Lindberg) of Global Restructuring, Labour and the Challenges for Transnational Solidarity (Routledge, 2010). His personal website is and he maintains the blog Trade unions and global restructuring.