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Globalization, flexibilization and working conditions in Asia and the Pacific

Author: Sangheon Lee; François Eyraud; International Labour Office.
Publisher: Geneva, Switzerland : International Labour Office ; Oxford : in association with Chandos, 2008.
Series: Chandos Asian studies series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book represents a unique study which reviews employment conditions in Asia and the Pacific in the context of globalization and increasing pressure towards flexibilization. It places a strong focus on the diverging experiences of individual workers in their employment conditions such as employment status, wages/incomes, working time, work organizations and health and safety. Along with thematic studies  Read more...
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Globalization, flexibilization and working conditions in Asia and the Pacific.
Geneva, Switzerland : International Labour Office ; Oxford : In association with Chandos, 2008
(OCoLC)609224809
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sangheon Lee; François Eyraud; International Labour Office.
ISBN: 9781843343301 1843343304 9789221200291 9221200299
OCLC Number: 124976848
Description: xxx, 452 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Globalization, institutional reforms and workers: changes and outcomes / S. Lee and F. Eyraud --
Trade union rights adn trade competiveness: Asia in a global context / D. Kucera --
The regulation of working conditions in Asia and the Pacific: flexibility, fragmentation and workers' rights / D. McCann --
Australia: institutional changes and workforce framentation / I. Campbell --
Japan: the resilience of employment relationships and the challanging conditions of work / K. Kubo --
The Republic of Korea: from flexibility to segmentation / B.H. Lee and B.S. Yoo --
Indonesia: the search for alternatives / D. Widarti --
The Philippines: changes at the workplace / J.V. Sibal and others --
Thailand: globalizations and unprotected workers / S. Siengthai --
China: economic transition, employment flexibility and security / L. Chen and B. Hou --
Viet Nam: workers in transition / Q.V. Dao.
Series Title: Chandos Asian studies series.
Responsibility: edited by Sangheon Lee and François Eyraud.
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