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Globalization, employment and mobility : the South Asian experience

Author: Hiroshi Satō; Mayumi Murayama; Ajia Keizai Kenkyūjo (Japan)
Publisher: Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
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"This book investigates the important labour and employment issues which face South Asia in this era of growth. Based on critical examination of the legal, regulatory and institutional framework of labour reforms, and on unique and extensive field surveys, the book will be of great interest to all seeking a comprehensive analysis of labour economics, labour laws, economic growth and globalization in South  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hiroshi Satō; Mayumi Murayama; Ajia Keizai Kenkyūjo (Japan)
ISBN: 0230538037 9780230538030
OCLC Number: 220421361
Notes: Published in association with IDE-JETRO.
Description: xiv, 319 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: globalization and employment in South Asia / Hiroshi Sato and Mayumi Murayama --
Job loss and job opportunities of factory workers in Ahmedabad: flexible labour rethink / Junko Kiso --
Female garment workers in India and Bangladesh in the post-MFA era / Mayumi Murayama --
Competitiveness of the garment industry in Pakistan with particular focus on piece rate workers / Momoe Makino --
Economic liberalization and labour law reform in India / Hitoshi Ota --
Labour law reform in Sri Lanka: revision of the termination of employment of Workmen Act and its implications / Etsuyo Arai --
Social dimensions of employment policy in India: Indian debate on employment reservation in the private sector / Hiroshi Sato --
Labour demand in India's textile and garment industries: a comparative analysis of the organized and informal sectors / Takahiro Sato --
Effects of the minimum wage regulations on employment level and efficiency: evidence from the ready-made garment industry in India / Yoshie Shimane --
Migration and well-being at the lower echelons of the economy: a study of Delhi Slums / Arup Mitra and Yuko Tsujita --
The impact of labour migration on household well-being: evidence from villages in the Punjab, Pakistan / Hisaya Oda.
Responsibility: edited by Hiroshi Sato and Mayumi Murayama.
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There are numerous labour and employment issues facing South Asia in this era of growth. With critical examination of ongoing labour reforms, and using extensive field surveys, this book will be of  Read more...

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