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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


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


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