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The Japanese Model and its Implications for International Transfer and Work Transformation

Tony Elger and Chris Smith

in Assembling Work: Remaking Factory Regimes in Japanese Multinationals in Britain

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199241514
eISBN:
9780191714405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241514.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter considers contrasting interpretations of the Japanese model and their implications for international transfer and work transformation. It compares accounts of Japanese production ... More


Work and Time

Jane Aaron

in A Double Singleness: Gender and the Writings of Charles and Mary Lamb

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198128908
eISBN:
9780191671739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198128908.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

In a manner entirely in accord with the system of sex discrimination at work during her period, Mary Lamb received a very different education to that of her brothers. For his part, Charles did not ... More


Immediate Struggles: People, Power, and Place in Rural Spain

Susana Narotzky and Gavin Smith

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520245686
eISBN:
9780520939011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245686.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This historical and ethnographic study of the political economy of the Vega Baja region of Spain, one of the European Union's “Regional Economies,” takes up the question of how to understand the ... More


Conclusion: poverty and class

Jonathan Pattenden

in "Labour, state and society in rural India": A class-relational approach

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719089145
eISBN:
9781526109583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089145.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

The conclusion provides an overview of the book’s main arguments while looking ahead to the future. In contrast to ‘residual’ and some ‘semi-relational’ approaches to poverty, the book has argued ... More


"Labour, state and society in rural India": A class-relational approach

Jonathan Pattenden

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719089145
eISBN:
9781526109583
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089145.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Intended for researchers, students, policymakers and practitioners, this book draws on detailed longitudinal fieldwork in rural south India to analyse the conditions of the rural poor and their ... More


Free Labor

Reeve Huston

in Land and Freedom: Rural Society, Popular Protest, and Party Politics in Antebellum New York

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195136005
eISBN:
9780199848782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195136005.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The conservatives' vision of free labor as authoritarianism sanctioned by contracts remained the centerpiece of labor law for the rest of the century, a product of the courts' application of the ... More


Representing ‘Islam of the Banlieues’: Class and Political Participation Among Muslims in France

Z. Fareen Parvez

in Muslim Political Participation in Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748646944
eISBN:
9780748684281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646944.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The question of who represents Muslims in France is fraught because of differences in political beliefs among Muslims that stem largely from their class location. Drawing on ethnographic observation ... More


Minding the Machine: Languages of Class in Early Industrial America

Stephen Rice

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520227811
eISBN:
9780520926578
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227811.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book offers a new understanding of class formation in America during the several decades before the Civil War. This was the period in the nation's early industrial development when travel by ... More


Same-Sex Affairs: Constructing and Controlling Homosexuality in the Pacific Northwest

Peter Boag

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520236042
eISBN:
9780520930698
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520236042.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

At the turn of the twentieth century, two distinct, yet at times overlapping, male same-sex sexual subcultures had emerged in the Pacific Northwest: one among the men and boys who toiled in the ... More


Olga Shapir (1850–1916)

Catriona Kelly

in A History of Russian Women's Writing 1820–1992

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159643
eISBN:
9780191673665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159643.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Olga Shapir can be considered as a ‘typical’ 19th-century writer. Although she was prolific, she is now posthumously forgotten. However, Shapir's novel, The Stormy Years, shows a brave attempt to ... More


Servants and Masters: The Changeling

SWAPAN CHAKRAVORTY

in Society and Politics in the Plays of Thomas Middleton

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198182665
eISBN:
9780191673856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198182665.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

In recent years, Thomas Middleton’s The Changeling (1622) has come to be seen as either an attack on class and gender rule, or as a warning against ... More


Introduction: poverty and the poor

Jonathan Pattenden

in "Labour, state and society in rural India": A class-relational approach

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719089145
eISBN:
9781526109583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089145.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

The introductory chapter has two purposes. Firstly it outlines the conditions of labour in India, the state of Karnataka and the fieldwork districts and villages. Secondly it outlines the book’s main ... More


Social policy and class relations: the case of the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme

Jonathan Pattenden

in "Labour, state and society in rural India": A class-relational approach

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719089145
eISBN:
9781526109583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089145.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter analyses the capacity of government poverty reduction programmes to modify class relations in favour of labour. It applies a class-relational approach to NREGS, and to social policy more ... More


North and South (1854)

Patsy Stoneman

in Elizabeth Gaskell

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074479
eISBN:
9781781701188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074479.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

With Mary Barton, North and South is now the most widely read of Elizabeth Gaskell's works, and we owe its modern rehabilitation to the Marxist critics of the 1950s. This critical mediation, however, ... More


Belgium in the Belle Époque

Patricia Penn Hilden

in Women, Work, and Politics: Belgium 1830-1914

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198228837
eISBN:
9780191678837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228837.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on working women in Belgium during the period from 1830 to 1914. The attempt by some Belgian working women to create a political space where they ... More


Dynamics of domination in rural South India: class relations at the state–society interface

Jonathan Pattenden

in "Labour, state and society in rural India": A class-relational approach

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719089145
eISBN:
9781526109583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089145.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Contextualised by an outline of Karnataka’s recent political history, this chapter focuses on how the dominant class uses political institutions to maintain and advance its position. It is concerned ... More


Landlords and Tenants, 1785–1820

Reeve Huston

in Land and Freedom: Rural Society, Popular Protest, and Party Politics in Antebellum New York

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195136005
eISBN:
9780199848782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195136005.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Beginning in the late 1780s, New York became a meeting ground between two groups, with two sets of beliefs regarding the distribution of land, the structure of class relations, and the contours of ... More


Phone Clones: Authenticity Work in the Transnational Service Economy

Kiran Mirchandani

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450648
eISBN:
9780801464140
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450648.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Transnational customer service workers are an emerging touchstone of globalization given their location at the intersecting borders of identity, class, nation, and production. Unlike outsourced ... More


Theoretical Reflections

Andrew G. Walder

in Communist Neo-Traditionalism: Work and Authority in Chinese Industry

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520064706
eISBN:
9780520909007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520064706.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter addresses the issue of class relations and the social structure of communist societies. It also considers theories regarding the stability and legitimacy of these regimes. Then, it ... More


The neoliberalisation of civil society: community-based organisations, contractor NGOs and class relations

Jonathan Pattenden

in "Labour, state and society in rural India": A class-relational approach

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719089145
eISBN:
9781526109583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089145.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter argues that many civil society organisations in rural India have been neoliberalised. Rather than organisations seeking to redistribute power and resources towards labourers, NGOs have ... More


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