Globalisation and Work in Asia

Reviews employment conditions in Asian countries. This book addresses the issue of whether globalisation, taken to mean the growing international integration of economies, is a factor that leads to a convergence of employment conditions, and importantly, an improvement in employment conditions.

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  • Author : John Burgess
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Pages : 329 pages
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  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Globalisation and Work in Asia

Globalisation and Work in Asia
  • Author : John Burgess,Julia Connell
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 14 March 2007
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Reviews employment conditions in Asian countries. This book addresses the issue of whether globalisation, taken to mean the growing international integration of economies, is a factor that leads to a convergence of employment conditions, and importantly, an improvement in employment conditions.

Globalisation and Work in Asia

Globalisation and Work in Asia
  • Author : John Burgess,Julia Connell
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 28 February 2007
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This book reviews employment conditions in Asian countries. This is the hub of the strongest growth area in the world economy and while attention has focussed on job growth and industrial transformation, there has been very little attention on employment characteristics and employment conditions. In particular, the book addresses the issue of whether globalisation, taken to mean the growing international integration of economies, is a factor that leads to a convergence of employment conditions, and more importantly, an improvement in

Women of Asia

Women of Asia
  • Author : Mehrangiz Najafizadeh,Linda Lindsey
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 11 July 2018
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With thirty-two original chapters reflecting cutting edge content throughout developed and developing Asia, Women of Asia: Globalization, Development, and Gender Equity is a comprehensive anthology that contributes significantly to understanding globalization’s transformative process and the resulting detrimental and beneficial consequences for women in the four major geographic regions of Asia—East Asia, Southeast Asia, South Asia, and Eurasia/Central Asia—as it gives "voice" to women and provides innovative ways through which salient understudied issues pertaining to Asian women’

Domestic Violence in Asia

Domestic Violence in Asia
  • Author : Emma Fulu
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 15 August 2013
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This book explores changing patterns of domestic violence in Asia. Based on extensive original research in the Maldives, it argues that forces of globalisation, consumerism, Islamism and democratisation are changing the nature of domestic relations, with shifting ideas surrounding gender and Islam being particularly significant. The book points out that domestic violence has been relatively low in the Maldives in comparison with other Asian countries, as a result of, the book argues, a history of relatively equal gender relations, an

Globalisation and Defence in the Asia-Pacific

Globalisation and Defence in the Asia-Pacific
  • Author : Geoffrey Till,Emrys Chew,Joshua Ho
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 01 October 2008
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This edited volume examines the impact of globalisation on the economies, security policies and military-industrial complexes of the Asia-Pacific region. The work is structured into three main parts. The first explores globalization and its general effects on the policy-making of the nation-state; the second section looks at how globalisation affects a country’s threat perception and defence posture within the specific context of the Asia-Pacific region; while the third explores how it impacts on a state’s allocation of resources

Transnational Migration and Work in Asia

Transnational Migration and Work in Asia
  • Author : Kevin Hewison,Ken Young
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release : 25 February 2021
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Providing important sociological insight into the dynamics of migration the essays in this collection focus on issues associated with migration for work both in and from the Asian region. With contributions from an international team of well-known scholars, the text sets labor migration firmly within the context of globalization, providing a focused, contemporary discussion of what is undoubtedly a major twenty-first century concern. The first of its kind to look at the non-professionals who make up the vast majority of

Globalisation and Labour Struggle in Asia

Globalisation and Labour Struggle in Asia
  • Author : Phoebe Moore
  • Publisher : I.B. Tauris
  • Release : 29 June 2007
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How has South Korea's development influenced and been influenced by world events? The neo-Gramscian school theorises that world history reveals specific periods of hegemonic stability such as during the post World War II period of 'Pax Americana', but this new account of Korean development demonstrates that this speculation cannot be fully justified. Through making creative links between forms of state, education programmes, labour relations and the global climate throughout a series of 'historical blocs' such as the period of Japanese

Globalization and Economic Nationalism in Asia

Globalization and Economic Nationalism in Asia
  • Author : Anthony P. D'Costa
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 14 June 2012
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This volume documents the ways in which Asian governments have been pursuing economic nationalism. It challenges the view that globalization renders the state redundant and demonstrates how they shape trade, investment and financial outcomes. Countries covered include India, China, South Korea, Singapore, Japan and the East Asian region.

Globalisation and SMEs in East Asia

Globalisation and SMEs in East Asia
  • Author : Charles Harvie,Boon-Chye Lee
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release : 01 January 2002
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'. . . I consider the book a good general reference on SME conditions in the Asia-Pacific region. . .' - Aegean Leung, ASEAN Economic Bulletin The 1997 financial and economic crisis in East Asia provided the catalyst for an important reappraisal of the Small and Medium sized Enterprise (SME) sector across the region. In this timely book, a distinguished group of contributors discusses the role of SMEs in the globalisation of the East Asian economies, and assess how the financial crisis has impacted on

Regionalism and Globalization in East Asia

Regionalism and Globalization in East Asia
  • Author : Mark Beeson
  • Publisher : Macmillan International Higher Education
  • Release : 27 January 2014
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This book examines the distinctive evolution of the political and economic relationships of East Asia. It does this by placing East Asian development in the unique historical circumstances that have underpinned its rise to power over the last few decades. This detailed analysis provides the basis for an assessment of a unified East Asian region.

Gender and Globalization in Asia and the Pacific

Gender and Globalization in Asia and the Pacific
  • Author : Kathy E. Ferguson,Monique Mironesco
  • Publisher : University of Hawaii Press
  • Release : 01 August 2008
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What is globalization? How is it gendered? How does it work in Asia and the Pacific? The authors of the sixteen original and innovative essays presented here take fresh stock of globalization’s complexities. They pursue critical feminist inquiry about women, gender, and sexualities and produce original insights into changing life patterns in Asian and Pacific Island societies. Each essay puts the lives and struggles of women at the center of its examination while weaving examples of global circuits in

Gender and Globalization in Asia and the Pacific

Gender and Globalization in Asia and the Pacific
  • Author : Kathy E. Ferguson,Monique Mironesco
  • Publisher : University of Hawaii Press
  • Release : 01 August 2008
GET THIS BOOKGender and Globalization in Asia and the Pacific

What is globalization? How is it gendered? How does it work in Asia and the Pacific? The authors of the sixteen original and innovative essays presented here take fresh stock of globalization’s complexities. They pursue critical feminist inquiry about women, gender, and sexualities and produce original insights into changing life patterns in Asian and Pacific Island societies. Each essay puts the lives and struggles of women at the center of its examination while weaving examples of global circuits in

Globalization and Modernity in Asia

Globalization and Modernity in Asia
  • Author : Chris Hudson,Bart Barendregt
  • Publisher : Asian Visual Cultures
  • Release : 12 July 2018
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This series focuses on visual cultures that are produced, distributed and consumed in Asia and by Asian communities worldwide. Visual cultures have been implicated in creative policies of the state and in global cultural networks (such as the art world, film festivals and the Internet), particularly since the emergence of digital technologies. Visual communication and innovation is also thriving in transnational networks and communities at the grass-roots level. This series seeks to explore how the texts and contexts of Asian

Cultural Control and Globalization in Asia

Cultural Control and Globalization in Asia
  • Author : Laikwan Pang
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 07 May 2007
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This is a succint and well-written book introducing a truly interdisciplinary approach to the study of copyright and related issues in contemporary popular culture in relation to the current development of Asian cinema, and questions how copyright is appropriated to regulate culture. It examines the many meanings and practices pertaining to "copying" in cinema, demonstrating the dynamics between globalization’s desire for cultural control and cinema’s own resistance to such manipulation. Focusing on the cinema of China, Taiwan and

Women and Work in Globalizing Asia

Women and Work in Globalizing Asia
  • Author : Dong-Sook S. Gills,Nicola Piper
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 29 August 2003
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This book sheds light on the real experiences of women in different societies, exploring the impact of globalization through the changing nature of the labour of women. A comprehensive survey of women and work is provided by using case studies and empirical data collected from throughout Asia and also includes an analysis of Asian immigrants working in the US. This book is an invaluable resource, accessible to both undergraduate and postgraduate students of women's studies, labour relations, international political economy