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The Politics of Labor in a Global Age: Continuity and Change in Late-Industrializing and Post-Socialist Economies

Christopher Candland and Rudra Sil (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241149
eISBN:
9780191598920
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241147.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book analyses and compares recent shifts in patterns of industrial relations across late-industrializing and post-socialist economies. The book features chapters on labor relations at national, ... More


Varieties of Labor Politics in the Developed Democracies

Kathleen Thelen

in Varieties of Capitalism: The Institutional Foundations of Comparative Advantage

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199247752
eISBN:
9780191596346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247757.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Applies the varieties of capitalism framework to labour politics and industrial relations. It surveys recent developments in these areas across several of the advanced democracies, and documents a ... More


Political Tensions of Reform: Labor Opposition and Public Disorder

Frederic C. Deyo

in Reforming Asian Labor Systems: Economic Tensions and Worker Dissent

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450518
eISBN:
9780801463945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450518.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the political tensions and instabilities associated with economic reform in China, South Korea, Thailand, and the Philippines. It discusses the labor politics of reform by ... More


Engineers, Labor Politics, and American Exceptionalism before 1900

Yehouda Shenhav

in Manufacturing Rationality: The Engineering Foundations of the Managerial Revolution

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199250004
eISBN:
9780191697869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250004.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Business History

This chapter describes the relationship between engineering rationality and labour politics prior to 1900. It presents quantitative empirical data showing that while labour unrest intensified over ... More


Reforming Asian Labor Systems: Economic Tensions and Worker Dissent

Frederic C. Deyo

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450518
eISBN:
9780801463945
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450518.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This book examines the implications of post-1980s market-oriented economic reform for labor systems in China, South Korea, the Philippines, and Thailand. Adopting a critical institutionalist ... More


Blood, Sweat, and Toil: Remaking the British Working Class, 1939-1945

Geoffrey G. Field

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199604111
eISBN:
9780191731686
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604111.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

Blood, Sweat, and Toil is the first major history of the British working class in the Second World War. The book integrates social, political, and labour history and reflects the most ... More


Contesting Reform: The Influence of Labor Politics

Frederic C. Deyo

in Reforming Asian Labor Systems: Economic Tensions and Worker Dissent

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450518
eISBN:
9780801463945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450518.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the impact of labor politics on the trajectories of economic reform. The influence of labor politics and class conflict on state policy and trajectories of social change might ... More


Militants or Partisans: Labor Unions and Democratic Politics in Korea and Taiwan

Yoonkyung Lee

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804775373
eISBN:
9780804781749
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804775373.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The exceptional experiences of South Korea and Taiwan in combining high growth and liberal democracy in a relatively short and similar timetable have brought scholarly attention to their economic and ... More


Political Experiences and the Security of Community

Holger Nehring

in Politics of Security: British and West German Protest Movements and the Early Cold War, 1945-1970

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199681228
eISBN:
9780191761188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681228.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, European Modern History

The attempts at sociological identification and definition by activists and observers alike were at once struggles over the representation of the activists’ political experiences. This chapter ... More


Chinese Labor Politics and the Global Economy

Eli Friedman

in Insurgency Trap: Labor Politics in Postsocialist China

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452697
eISBN:
9780801470516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452697.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter asks: How does China differ from other East Asian countries that have been able to maintain similar levels of repression against independent union organizing during capitalist ... More


Introduction

in Militants or Partisans: Labor Unions and Democratic Politics in Korea and Taiwan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804775373
eISBN:
9780804781749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804775373.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This introductory chapter discusses the content of this volume which is about the origins, processes, and outcomes of labor politics in Korea and Taiwan. This volume questions why Korean labor unions ... More


Conclusion

Stephen Meredith

in Labours Old and New: The Parliamentary Right of the British Labour Party 1970-79 and the Roots of New Labour

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719073229
eISBN:
9781781701508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073229.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Case studies of key political and policy contexts show some of the detail of the intrinsic ideological and political complexity and divisions of the parliamentary Labour right previously concealed ... More


Labor, Liberalism, and the Democratic Party: A Fruitful but Vexed Alliance

Nelson Lichtenstein

in Making Sense of American Liberalism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036866
eISBN:
9780252093982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036866.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter details the troubled relationship between liberals and union activists. Although the second half of the twentieth century has seen serious reversals in the fortunes of organized labor, ... More


Labour Politics and the Dundee Working Class c.1895‒1936

Kenneth Baxter and William Kenefick

in Jute No More: Transforming Dundee

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845860905
eISBN:
9781474406031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860905.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter suggests that increasing concerns over poverty, housing, and worsening economic conditions combined with the aspirations and political demands of a Labour movement laid the solid ... More


Liberalism and socialism

Alastair J. Reid

in The Tide of Democracy: Shipyard Workers and Social Relations in Britain, 1870-1950

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719081033
eISBN:
9781781702949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081033.003.0012
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter analyzes the scattered writings of Robert Knight of the boilermakers' society. Given his widespread image as the most autocratic of the ‘Old Unionists’, he has consequently been almost ... More


Labor Unions and Political Parties in Democratized Korea and Taiwan

in Militants or Partisans: Labor Unions and Democratic Politics in Korea and Taiwan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804775373
eISBN:
9780804781749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804775373.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the influence of the varying relationships formed between labor unions and political parties on the nature of labor politics in democratized Korea and Taiwan. It describes the ... More


The AFL, International Labor Politics, and Labor Dissent in 1918

Elizabeth McKillen

in Making the World Safe for Workers: Labor, the Left, and Wilsonian Internationalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037870
eISBN:
9780252095139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037870.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the Wilson administration's reliance on the advice and diplomacy of American Federation of Labor (AFL) leaders and prowar Socialists in dealing with the European Left throughout ... More


Introduction

Frederic C. Deyo

in Reforming Asian Labor Systems: Economic Tensions and Worker Dissent

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450518
eISBN:
9780801463945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450518.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This book examines how market-oriented economic reform has affected the economic livelihood of East and Southeast Asian workers from a labor systems perspective. More specifically, it considers how ... More


Margaret McMillan

Ellen Ross

in Slum Travelers: Ladies and London Poverty, 1860-1920

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249059
eISBN:
9780520940055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249059.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on Margaret McMillan, who was involved in labor politics, liberal reformism, and welfare philanthropism. After finishing her education in Germany and Switzerland, McMillan became ... More


Demand and Democracy

in Market Menagerie: Health and Development in Late Industrial States

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804780544
eISBN:
9780804781916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804780544.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter focuses on the pressures of demand for the pharmaceutical industry in India during the 1970s. It explains some rudimentary fiscal politics of demand in the health sector and describes ... More


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