Globalization Flexibilization and Working Conditions in Asia and the Pacific

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 concerning the roles of workers voice and labour regulation in determining employment conditions, this book includes nine country studies which have been undertaken based on a common research framework for a more rigorous comparison in the region. A systematic review of employment conditions in the countries which are carefully selected in the region National-level analysis based on a common research framework A highly analytical and timely analysis of workers voice and labour regulation with respect to employment conditions

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  • Author : Sangheon Lee
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 480 pages
  • ISBN : 1780632479
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Globalization, Flexibilization and Working Conditions in Asia and the Pacific

Globalization, Flexibilization and Working Conditions in Asia and the Pacific
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  • Publisher : Elsevier
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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 concerning the roles of workers voice and labour regulation in determining employment conditions, this book includes nine country studies which have

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Wages are a major component of decent work, yet there is a serious knowledge gap in this increasingly important area. This volume, the first in a new series focusing on wage developments, reviews major trends in the level and distribution of wages around the world since 1995. It considers the effects of economic growth and globalization on wage trends, looking closely at the role of minimum wages and collective bargaining. It also suggests ways to improve wage levels and to enable

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  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 14 March 2007
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  • Release : 09 May 2021
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Is Culture Still Important In The Twenty-First CenturyWorld-Society That Is In The Making? Are Terms Like 'Progress' And 'Development' Transcultural And UniversallyApplicable, Or Do They Have Unique And Distinct Echoes In Every Culture?These Fundamental Questions Were At The Heart Of A Three-Day Conference,Organized By The Goethe-Institut/ Max Mueller Bhawan, Calcutta And TheGerman Agency For Technical Cooperation (Gtz), Featuring DistinguishedPanelists From India And Germany Who Took A Searching Look At 'Development'In Its Indian Application As Well As At The

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