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The Chilean labor market : a key to understanding Latin American labor markets

Author: Kirsten Sehnbruch
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Kirsten Sehnbruch uses the case study of Chile to show the failures and inner-working of neo-liberal labour policy. She shows in detail what the real policy issue should be, namely the creation of proper institutions and of a corps of competent professionals with relevant skills and powers to operate them. This is extremely timely work, in that institutions are a matter of enormous concern in the international  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Sehnbruch, Kirsten.
Chilean labor market.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006
(DLC) 2006285391
(OCoLC)71279079
Named Person: Amartya Sen; Amartya Kumar Sen
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kirsten Sehnbruch
ISBN: 9781403983640 140398364X 1403972303 9781403972309 128136584X 9781281365842
OCLC Number: 123413428
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 339 p.) : ill.
Contents: Cover; Contents; List of Tables; List of Figures; Abbreviations and Terms Specific to the Chilean Context; Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction: Model Performance or Precarious Employment?; 2 Employment in the Development Context: The Contribution of the Capability Approach; 3 The Never-Ending Story of Labor Market Reform; 4 The Characteristics of Employment in Chile; 5 The Development of the Chilean Labor Market; 6 Legislation versus Practical Reality: Chile's Unemployment Insurance; 7 Vocational Training: Missing the Opportunities; 8 Measuring the Quality of Employment.
Responsibility: by Kirsten Sehnbruch.
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