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Korean Workers and Neoliberal Globalisation.

Author: Kevin Gray
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013.
Series: Routledge advances in Korean studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One of the most remarkable aspects of South Korea's transition from impoverished post-colonial nation to fully-fledged industrialized democracy has been the growth of its independent and dynamic labour movement. Korean Workers and Neoliberal Globalisation examines current trends and transformations within the Korean labour movement since the 1990s. It has been a common assumption that the 'third wave' of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Gray, Kevin.
Korean Workers and Neoliberal Globalisation.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Gray
ISBN: 9781134112326 1134112327
OCLC Number: 831119856
Description: 1 online resource (208 pages).
Contents: Cover; Korean Workers andNeoliberal Globalization; Copyright; Contents; List of Tables and Figures; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1 Neoliberal globalization, labour, and resistance; 2 Globalization, crisis and the entrenchment of neoliberalism in Korea; 3 The rise and fall of militant labour unionism in Korea; 4 Social movement unionism and the Korean labour movement; 5 Late-democratization and low intensity social corporatism; 6 Korean labour and the struggle against neoliberalism; 7 The Korean Confederation of Trade Unions' social reform struggle; Conclusion; Notes.
Series Title: Routledge advances in Korean studies.

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Includes debates regarding the relationship between organized labour and neoliberal globalization through a casestudy of the Korean labour movement.  Read more...

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