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- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 41.95
Nations undergoing rapid economic growth require new institutions?both formal organizations and informal modes of interpersonal behavior. John Powelson develops a theory of institution-building to explain how nations choose such institutions, what kinds they prefer and why, and in what ways the institutions' effectiveness (essentially, their conflict-resolving... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 63.00
When immigrants arrive in a new country, they are confronted with new labour market requirements such as language proficiency, familiarity with job search procedures and work practices which they are not always able to satisfy. These obstacles affect not only new immigrants, but, surprisingly, their children too, even if the children are born and educated... more...
- International Labour Office 2011; US$ 42.00
Cette édition du Journal international de recherche syndicale (JIRS) porte sur une question centrale, voire essentielle, pour le mouvement syndical, qui est celle des salaires et de leur évolution ces trente dernières années. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 40.99
This book offers a timely analysis of work and labor processes and how they are rapidly changing under globalization. The contributors explore traditional sectors of the U.S. and world economies?from auto to steel to agriculture?as well as work under new production arrangements, such as third world export processing zones. They explain why more intensified... more...
- University of California Press 1991; US$ 36.95
Labor and Imperial Democracy in Prewar Japan examines the political role played by working men and women in prewar Tokyo and offers a reinterpretation of the broader dynamics of Japan's prewar political history. Gordon argues that such phenomena as riots, labor disputes, and union organizing can best be understood as part of an early twentieth-century... more...
- International Labour Office 2002; US$ 5.00
Examines the impact of economic recession and recovery on employment and poverty in East and South East Asia and explores ways of strengthening labour market polices, poverty reduction efforts and the promotion of employment in order to achieve more sustainable economic and social development. Highlights the situation in Indonesia, including papers... more...
- International Labour Office 2001; US$ 5.00
Focuses on the case when labour is displaced permanently as a consequence of structural change. Considers prevention, internal and external adjustment thereto, and urges to anticipate changes in technology and work organization. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00
The author analyzes the considerable legislation enacted between 1945 and 1970 and its effect on labour-management-public relations. He looks at their relevance for Britain today, and offers the most complete survey yet available of the operations of American labour as a pressure group. more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2011; US$ 45.40
Two decades after Vietnam introduced a programme of economic renovation commonly known in Doi Moi, the country today allows market competition in industry, and a new working class has been created. This is the first book to focus on the role and conditions of workers in the new economic regime. The authors of the book trace Vietnam's labour history,... more...