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Workforce Diversity Policies

Anthony Ferner, Michael Morley, Michael Muller-Camen, and Lourdes Susaeta

in American Multinationals in Europe: Managing Employment Relations Across National Borders

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199274635
eISBN:
9780191706530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274635.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

Workforce diversity is a defining issue of international HR policy transfer in US multinationals. Demographic characteristics, socio-political developments, and the evolution of the legal framework ... More


Conclusion: Whither Hong Kong and the Hong Konger?

Helen F. Siu and Agnes S. Ku

in Hong Kong Mobile: Making a Global Population

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099180
eISBN:
9789882206984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099180.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The point of departure here is a shared understanding of the importance of Hong Kong's population. The book has highlighted that Hong Kong's chief resource has always been its people. It has ... More


A False Dawn? Population and Living Standards, 1780–1815

Cormac Ó Gráda

in Ireland: A New Economic History 1780–1939

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205982
eISBN:
9780191676895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205982.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

Both before and after the Great Famine of the 1840s, Ireland has offered a particularly vivid case study for historians regarding the link between population and economy. Before the famine, the fear ... More


The Mortality Development of a Port-Town in a National Perspective: The Experience of Malmö, Sweden, 1820–1914

Gunnar Fridlizius

in Population and Society in Western European Port-Cities, c. 1650–1939

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853234357
eISBN:
9781846313837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853234357.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter, which examines the history of mortality development in the port-town of Malmö, Sweden during the period from 1820 to 1914, investigates whether Malmö's trade function influenced the ... More


Migration, residential preferences and the changing environment of cities

Tony Champion and Tania Fisher

in City matters: Competitiveness, cohesion and urban governance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344458
eISBN:
9781447301868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344458.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the demographic patterns in Great Britain and explores what attracts and binds people to the nation's larger cities and their inner areas. It investigates the characteristics of ... More


Superfund Taint and Neighborhood Change: Ethnicity, Age Distributions, and Household Structure

Trudy Ann Cameron, Graham D. Crawford, and Ian T. McConnaha

in The Political Economy of Environmental Justice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804780612
eISBN:
9780804782692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804780612.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines migration patterns around seven Superfund sites, from 1970 to 2000, including periods of remediation. It shows a wide range of changing demographic patterns at the various sites ... More


After World War II

David R. Mayhew

in The Imprint of Congress

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300215700
eISBN:
9780300227949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215700.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter considers three impulses of the post-World War II era. Two of them deal with the economy, bracketing its course from an inspiration flowing out of the war through an ideological and ... More


Anxious Oppressors: Freedom and Control in a Slave Society

Winthrop D. Jordan

in White Over Black: American Attitudes toward the Negro, 1550-1812

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834022
eISBN:
9781469600765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807838686_jordan.9
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter argues that the demographic pattern of European and African settlement in the seaboard colonies was basic to the emergent pattern of master-slave relations. Despite the crucial and at ... More


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