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Explaining Enduring Labor Codes in Developing Countries: Skill Distributions and the Organizational Capacity of Labor

Matthew E. Carnes

in Continuity Despite Change: The Politics of Labor Regulation in Latin America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804789431
eISBN:
9780804792424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789431.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter builds a general theory of labor regulation. It describes the labor law “policy space” and articulates a typology of four hypothetical labor law “regimes.” It traces the origins to these ... More


Continuity Despite Change: The Politics of Labor Regulation in Latin America

Matthew E. Carnes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804789431
eISBN:
9780804792424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789431.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book explains why Latin America’s pattern of protective labor regulation has been surprisingly resistant to fundamental reform over the course of the last century, especially during the period ... More


Latin American Labor Laws inComparative Perspective

Matthew E. Carnes

in Continuity Despite Change: The Politics of Labor Regulation in Latin America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804789431
eISBN:
9780804792424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789431.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter employs an original cross-national dataset of individual and collective labor regulations to chart the range of variation in labor laws within Latin America during the 1980-2005 period. ... More


Introduction: Continuity Despite Change

Matthew E. Carnes

in Continuity Despite Change: The Politics of Labor Regulation in Latin America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804789431
eISBN:
9780804792424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789431.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter describes the puzzling persistence of extremely protective labor laws in Latin America, in spite of significant competitive pressures from globalization and a series of attempted reforms ... More


Fragmented Individualism:Professional Labor Regulation in Chile

Matthew E. Carnes

in Continuity Despite Change: The Politics of Labor Regulation in Latin America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804789431
eISBN:
9780804792424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789431.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines Chile as an example of a “professional” labor law regime, characterized by laws that strongly protect individual labor relations but fragmented and weaken collective labor ... More


Contradictions, Divisions, and Competition:Encompassing Labor Regulation in Peru

Matthew E. Carnes

in Continuity Despite Change: The Politics of Labor Regulation in Latin America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804789431
eISBN:
9780804792424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789431.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines Peru as an example of an “encompassing” labor law regime, which offers low levels of individual worker protections but facilitates independent union organization and activity. ... More


Integration and Incorporation:Corporatist Labor Regulation in Argentina

Matthew E. Carnes

in Continuity Despite Change: The Politics of Labor Regulation in Latin America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804789431
eISBN:
9780804792424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789431.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines Argentina as an example of a “corporatist” labor law regime, with high levels of both individual and collective labor regulations. It argues that the country’s early labor ... More


The Enactment of the Federal Labor Law, 1925–1931

in The Making of Law: The Supreme Court and Labor Legislation in Mexico, 1875-1931

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804775519
eISBN:
9780804783484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804775519.003.0009
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the enactment of the federal labor law in Mexico between 1925 and 1931, beginning with CROM's (Confederación Regional Obrera Mexicana) attempts in 1925 to pass a law and ... More


Legislating Labor Law, 1911–1924

in The Making of Law: The Supreme Court and Labor Legislation in Mexico, 1875-1931

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804775519
eISBN:
9780804783484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804775519.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Between 1911 and 1931, most of the major elements of Mexico's labor law was enacted as legislation. The Constitutionalists, the dominant revolutionary faction in late 1916–1917, drafted a new ... More


Labor Law and Supreme Court Decisions, 1925–1931

in The Making of Law: The Supreme Court and Labor Legislation in Mexico, 1875-1931

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804775519
eISBN:
9780804783484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804775519.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter reviews a number of important labor-related cases decided by the Supreme Court of Mexico between 1925 and the enactment of comprehensive federal legislation in August 1931. These cases ... More


The Making of Law: The Supreme Court and Labor Legislation in Mexico, 1875-1931

William Suarez-Potts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804775519
eISBN:
9780804783484
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804775519.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Despite Porfirio Díaz's authoritarian rule (1877–1911) and the fifteen years of violent conflict typifying much of Mexican politics after 1917, law and judicial decision-making were important for the ... More


Introduction

in The Making of Law: The Supreme Court and Labor Legislation in Mexico, 1875-1931

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804775519
eISBN:
9780804783484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804775519.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book documents the development of labor law in Mexico from 1875 to 1931. It examines the role of labor law and workers' movements in the organization of the new state and its corresponding ... More


Toward Social Legislation

in The Making of Law: The Supreme Court and Labor Legislation in Mexico, 1875-1931

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804775519
eISBN:
9780804783484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804775519.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Under the administration of Porfirio Díaz, a few state governments in Mexico enacted legislation requiring employers to indemnify workers who suffered accidents in the workplace. Legal reform refled ... More


Conclusion: Politics and Labor Regulation in Latin America

Matthew E. Carnes

in Continuity Despite Change: The Politics of Labor Regulation in Latin America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804789431
eISBN:
9780804792424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789431.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This brief chapter accomplishes three tasks. First, it summarizes the book’s major contributions, highlighting how its theoretical approach and long historical perspective permit a better ... More


Conclusion

in The Making of Law: The Supreme Court and Labor Legislation in Mexico, 1875-1931

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804775519
eISBN:
9780804783484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804775519.003.0010
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book has examined Mexico's federal labor law of 1931, which has emerged as the most authoritative, formal accomplishment in the area of labor legislation in the country. While Article 123 did ... More


Beware of the Communists: Political Policing and Labor Control

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/9780804771689.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the role of Brazil's state institutions in controlling labor at the National Steel Company (Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional; CSN) during the 1940s. It considers two instruments ... More


Work

in Frontier Goiás, 1822–1889

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751797
eISBN:
9780804767743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751797.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the types of work and efforts at labor mobilization and control in Goiás, Brazil. It explains that the lack of suitability of the “national worker” for a modern Brazil was a ... More


Introduction

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/9780804771689.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In 1941, Getúlio Vargas, president of Brazil, created the National Steel Company (Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional; CSN), which would become the leading state-owned company and the largest industrial ... More


Por la Patria y por la Raza (For the Fatherland and for the Race): Sinophobia and the Rise of Postrevolutionary Mexican Nationalism

in Making the Chinese Mexican: Global Migration, Localism, and Exclusion in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778145
eISBN:
9780804783712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778145.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the dimensions of postrevolutionary Mexican nationalism and the expulsion of Sonora Chinese. In legal and extralegal maneuverings at the local and federal levels, anti-Chinese ... More


Dividing the Domestic: Men, Women, and Household Work in Cross-National Perspective

Judith Treas and Sonja Drobnič (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763578
eISBN:
9780804773744
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763578.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In this book, leading international scholars roll up their sleeves to investigate how culture and country characteristics permeate our households and our private lives. The book introduces novel ... More


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