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Labour Policy and Progress: Overview

John Knight and Lina Song

in Towards a Labour Market in China

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199245277
eISBN:
9780191602207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245274.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter discusses the evolution of the Chinese labour market. It explains the Soviet origins of the labour system and its distinctive Chinese characteristics. The process of economic reform in ... More


The Workings of the Labour Bureaux

Deborah Posel

in The Making of Apartheid 1948–1961: Conflict and Compromise

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198273349
eISBN:
9780191684036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198273349.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter discusses the labour bureaux system and assesses how and why it failed to ‘rationalise’ the urban labour market in line with the prescriptions of the Native Affairs Department (NAD) ... More


Influx Control and Urban Labour Markets

Deborah Posel

in The Making of Apartheid 1948–1961: Conflict and Compromise

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198273349
eISBN:
9780191684036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198273349.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the impact of the migrant labour system and influx control legislation. First, it examines the patterns of urban labour demand, and the effect of the migrant labour system and ... More


Globalization, Multinationals, and the Labour Market

Hugh Lauder and Yadollah Mehralizadeh

in High Skills: Globalization, Competitiveness, and Skill Formation

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199244188
eISBN:
9780191697340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244188.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Political Economy

One of the major claims made for the current development of the global economy in relation to the production of goods and services is that multinationals are a conduit for the transfer of technology ... 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


Labor Systems: Social Processes and Regulatory Orders

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/9780801450518.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the internal tensions and dynamics of labor systems during times of reform and crisis by focusing on four critical transformative phases: social reproduction and protection, ... More


All the World’s a Workplace: Guestworkers at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century

Cindy Hahamovitch

in No Man's Land: Jamaican Guestworkers in America and the Global History of Deportable Labor

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691102689
eISBN:
9781400840021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691102689.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses further developments for guestworkers around the world. As efforts to protect labor standards, make immigration temporary, or manage migration, guestworker programs have failed ... More


Workers Across the Americas: The Transnational Turn in Labor History

Leon Fink (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199731633
eISBN:
9780199894420
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731633.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This book presents the first broad intellectual response by labor and working-class historians to the larger transnational turn in historical studies. Drawing on an international conference of U.S., ... More


Awakening to Crisis

Yoram Gorlizki and Oleg V. Khlevniuk

in Cold Peace: Stalin and the Soviet Ruling Circle, 1945–1953

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195165814
eISBN:
9780199788811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165814.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Stalin and his coterie's pursuit of their own goals left large swathes of their country in dire poverty. As became apparent from the mounting flow of complaints to the center, some sectors of the ... More


Out of the Shadows? The Non-Binding Multilateral Framework on Migration (2006) and Prospects for Using International Labour Regulation to Forge Global Labour Market Membership

Leah Vosko

in The Idea of Labour Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199693610
eISBN:
9780191729744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693610.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter compares and contrasts the U.S. and French systems of labor market regulation. The U.S. system is specialized: Regulating authority is dispersed among a host of different agencies each ... More


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