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Labour, globalization and the state : workers, women and migrants confront neoliberalism

Author: Debdas Banerjee; Michael Goldfield
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2007.
Series: Routledge contemporary South Asia series, 5.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book explores the impact of neoliberal globalization on labour markets and the state in the developed and developing world. It focuses especially on the United States and the economies of Asia - in particular, India. Liberalized trade and investment are thought by neoliberals to be the best levers for raising labour standards, provided labour market flexibility and capital market restructuring accompany them.  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Debdas Banerjee; Michael Goldfield
ISBN: 9780415449236 0415449235 9780203933343 0203933346
OCLC Number: 152560253
Description: xiv, 263 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Neoliberal globalization, labour and the state / Debdas Banerjee and Michael Goldfield --
Liberalized trade, foreign investments and labour standards: can or should they converge in a new international division of labour? / Debdas Banerjee --
State, market and the household: social reproduction of Third World labour in an era of globalization / Rakhi Sehgal --
Overseas migration, outsourcing and economic growth in South Asia / S.M. Naseem --
Informalization, migration and women: recent trends in Asia / Jayati Ghosh --
The impact of globalization and neoliberalism on the decline of organized labour in the United States / Michael Goldfield --
Global pressure on minimum wages / Howard Guille --
Into the fold: the legacy of labour's subordination in post-colonial India / Vivek Chibber --
Right to strike: is it a legitimate countervailing power in the globalized era? A case study of India / Ketan Mukhija and Rohan Shah --
Unorganized manufacturing, flexible labour and the 'low road': lessons from contemporary India / Satyaki Roy --
Revisited gendered home-based work in the context of reforms / Meena Gopal --
Appendix: selected statistics on Indain workers.
Series Title: Routledge contemporary South Asia series, 5.
Responsibility: edited by Debdas Banerjee and Michael Goldfield.
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Explores the impact of neoliberal globalization on labour markets and the state in the developed and developing world. This book focuses especially on the United States and the economies of Asia - in  Read more...

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