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Regulating the Risk of Unemployment: National Adaptations to Post-Industrial Labour Markets in Europe

Jochen Clasen and Daniel Clegg (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199592296
eISBN:
9780191731471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592296.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

In recent decades, the share of service employment has increased greatly across Europe, fundamentally changing the structure of European labour markets and the nature of the economic risks that ... More


The Evolution of Labour Markets 1

Deepak Lal

in The Hindu Equilibrium: India c.1500 B.C. - 2000 A.D.

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199275793
eISBN:
9780191706097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275793.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the evolution of the labor market during the Raj in rural and urban India. Topics discussed include rural labor, industrial labor, migration, and public employment and earnings.


Parliamentary Politics, 1886–1899

PATRICIA LYNCH

in The Liberal Party in Rural England 1885-1910: Radicalism and Community

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199256211
eISBN:
9780191719677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256211.003.04
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter shows another equally important reason for the Liberals' faltering rural support during 1886-1899: their abandonment, on a national level, of the language of rural reform that had helped ... More


Brazil's Steel City: Developmentalism, Strategic Power, and Industrial Relations in Volta Redonda, 1941-1964

Oliver Dinius

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771689
eISBN:
9780804775809
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771689.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book presents a social history of the National Steel Company (CSN), Brazil's foremost state-owned company and largest industrial enterprise in the mid-twentieth century. It focuses on the role ... More


Theorizing the Asian Migrant Experience

Douglas E. Ross

in An Archaeology of Asian Transnationalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044583
eISBN:
9780813046150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044583.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter first outlines and critically examines previous scholarship in historical archaeology on the Chinese and Japanese diasporas and industrial labor. This outline is followed by discussion ... More


Locating Korean Factory Women in Time and Place

in To Live to Work: Factory Women in Colonial Korea, 1910–1945

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759090
eISBN:
9780804787475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759090.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the colonial Koreans in space and time, and describes the environments that engendered female industrial labor. It then explores in detail the factory women. It is shown that, ... More


Rethinking Gender and Labour History

Sonya O. Rose and Sean Brady

in History after Hobsbawm: Writing the Past for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198768784
eISBN:
9780191822124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198768784.003.0013
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter questions the ambiguities of ‘working classes’ and ‘work’, both historically and contemporaneously. Labour history, once a thriving scholarly field in the United Kingdom, tended to ... More


Lives and Labors Inside the Factories

in To Live to Work: Factory Women in Colonial Korea, 1910–1945

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759090
eISBN:
9780804787475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759090.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter demonstrates the terms and conditions of labor in the cotton spinning and weaving, silk-reeling, and rubber shoemaking mills, concentrating on the procedures of manufacturing that ... More


Labor Under Fire: History of the AFL-CIO since 1979

Timothy J. Minchin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632988
eISBN:
9781469633008
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632988.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

From the Reagan years to the present, the labor movement has faced a profoundly hostile climate. As America’s largest labor federation, the AFL-CIO was forced to reckon with severe political and ... More


Conclusion

in Brazil's Steel City: Developmentalism, Strategic Power, and Industrial Relations in Volta Redonda, 1941-1964

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771689
eISBN:
9780804775809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771689.003.0010
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The coup d'état brought numerous changes to the National Steel Company (Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional; CSN) and transformed industrial relations in Brazil. CSN's directors were replaced with new ... More


Scientific Method: The Engine of Knowledge

Vered Maimon

in "Singular Images, Failed Copies": William Henry Fox Talbot and the Early Photograph

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816694716
eISBN:
9781452953526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694716.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Photography

This chapter thus focuses on Talbot’s first 1839 discovery account, “Some Account of the Art of Photogenic Drawing.” It argues that by evoking the inductive method Talbot didn’t assign a privileged ... More


Into the Sanctum, 1958–1964

Myra Strober and John Donahoe

in Sharing the Work: What My Family and Career Taught Me about Breaking Through (and Holding the Door Open for Others)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034388
eISBN:
9780262332095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034388.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Chapter 4 covers my homesickness at Cornell and my excitement with my courses at the Cornell School of Industrial and Labor Relations, meeting my future husband, Sam Strober, and the encouragement I ... More


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