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The Labour Market and the Distribution of Income: The Dual Labour Market Approach

Tsuneo Ishikawa

in Income and Wealth

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288626
eISBN:
9780191596469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019828862X.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter begins by providing an overview of the basic arguments of the dual labour market approach and of previous attempts to construct a formal analytical framework, and, by drawing attention ... More


Income and Wealth

Tsuneo Ishikawa

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288626
eISBN:
9780191596469
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019828862X.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Income and wealth have long formed an important focus for economic research, with economists keen to answer the following kinds of questions: why do we pay people who work equally hard different ... More


The Dual Labour Market Hypothesis and the Japanese Labour Market

Tsuneo Ishikawa

in Income and Wealth

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288626
eISBN:
9780191596469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019828862X.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

What kind of contribution will the theories developed so far make to an understanding of the working of the labour market? From among the various important topics concerning the Japanese labour ... More


Transition pathways in Italy and Spain: different patterns, similar vulnerability?

Cristina Iannelli and Asunción Bonmatí

in Transitions from Education to Work in Europe: The Integration of Youth into EU Labour Markets

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199252473
eISBN:
9780191601958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252475.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Investigates differences and similarities in the school-to-work transition patterns in Italy and Spain and the institutional factors (education, labour market, and family) from which they originate. ... More


Migration and Empire

Marjory Harper and Stephen Constantine

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199250936
eISBN:
9780191594847
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250936.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

During the nineteenth century, the proportion of UK migrants heading to empire destinations, especially to Canada, Australia and New Zealand, increased substantially and remained high. They included ... More


Exile into Bondage? Non‐White Migrants and Settlers

Marjory Harper and Stephen Constantine

in Migration and Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199250936
eISBN:
9780191594847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250936.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Much of the functioning of the imperial economy depended on the movement of ‘non‐white’ migrants, especially indentured labourers. Some were recruited in the Pacific islands for work in Queensland, ... More


A Richer Model of the Labour Market

A. B. Atkinson

in Public Economics in Action: The Basic Income/Flat Tax Proposal

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292166
eISBN:
9780191595875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292163.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The theoretical models used, explicitly or implicitly, in policy analysis tend to ignore much relevant real‐world complexities. This chapter considers the incidence of tax reform in a model that ... More


How we Grow Unequal

Patrick Emmenegger, Silja Häusermann, Bruno Palier, and Martin Seeleib-Kaiser

in The Age of Dualization: The Changing Face of Inequality in Deindustrializing Societies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199797899
eISBN:
9780199933488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797899.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter introduces the concept of dualization. Poverty, inequality, and social exclusion are back on the political agenda in many rich democracies of Western Europe and North America, not only ... More


Conclusion

Tsuneo Ishikawa

in Income and Wealth

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288626
eISBN:
9780191596469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019828862X.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This final chapter summarizes the arguments made in previous chapters, presents conclusions, and also lists topics for future research on income and wealth. It points out that the new contribution of ... More


How good is half a job? Part-time employment and job quality in the US

Kenneth Hudson and Arne L. Kalleberg

in Dualisation of Part-Time Work: The Development of Labour Market Insiders and Outsiders

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447348603
eISBN:
9781447348658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348603.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

In January 2018, about 17 percent of the workforce in the United States had a part-time job. Part-time employment increased between 1955 and the 1980s as large numbers of women entered the ... More


Introduction: The British Empire and Empire Migration, 1815 to the 1960s

Marjory Harper and Stephen Constantine

in Migration and Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199250936
eISBN:
9780191594847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250936.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter opens by describing the changing volume of UK emigration, particularly though not only to empire destinations (and not only to the colonies of ‘white settlement’), as well as the ... More


From Dualization to Solidarity: Halting the Cycle of Precarity

Virginia Doellgast, Nathan Lillie, and Valeria Pulignano

in Reconstructing Solidarity: Labour Unions, Precarious Work, and the Politics of Institutional Change in Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198791843
eISBN:
9780191834110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791843.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This introductory chapter develops an original framework to explain why unions are more or less successful in containing the spread of precarious work. It argues that employment precarity is both an ... More


Employers and Migrant Legality: Liberalization of Service Provision, Transnational Posting, and the Bifurcation of the European Labour Market

Georg Menz

in Migrants at Work: Immigration and Vulnerability in Labour Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198714101
eISBN:
9780191782657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714101.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Employment Law

This chapter examines the political economy of employers’ advocacy of their ‘need’ for migrant workers, focusing on posted workers and temporary labour migration to the UK and Germany. Posted workers ... More


Introduction

Mari Miura

in Welfare through Work: Conservative Ideas, Partisan Dynamics, and Social Protection in Japan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451058
eISBN:
9780801465925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451058.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This book explores the characteristics of the Japanese social protection system, its historical development, and the political mechanisms that produced it. It argues that the Japanese social ... More


Distributive Justice and Labour Law

Guy Davidov

in Philosophical Foundations of Labour Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198825272
eISBN:
9780191863998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825272.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

Redistribution is considered one of the main goals of labour law. When we refer to redistribution as a goal, we usually do so, implicitly, as shorthand for distributive justice. The goal of this ... More


Spain: What Can We Learn From Past Decreasing Inequalities?

Ada Ferrer-i-Carbonell, Xavier Ramos, and Mónica Oviedo

in Changing Inequalities and Societal Impacts in Rich Countries: Thirty Countries' Experiences

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199687428
eISBN:
9780191767142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687428.003.0026
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

In contrast with many other European and OECD countries, income inequality has, with the exception of two recession episodes, decreased over the last 30 years. Nevertheless, Spain still remains one ... More


Reconstructing Solidarity: Labour Unions, Precarious Work, and the Politics of Institutional Change in Europe

Virginia Doellgast, Nathan Lillie, and Valeria Pulignano (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198791843
eISBN:
9780191834110
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791843.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Reconstructing Solidarity is a book about unions’ struggles against the expansion of precarious work in Europe, and the implications of these struggles for worker solidarity and institutional change. ... More


The Legacy of the Heisei Era, 1989–2019

Bill Emmott

in Japan’s Far More Female Future: Increasing Gender Equality and Reducing Workplace Insecurity Will Make Japan Stronger

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198865551
eISBN:
9780191897931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198865551.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

During the three decades that have passed since Japan’s huge financial crash in 1990, the country has been politically stable and its geopolitical circumstances have barely changed. But it has seen ... More


Japan's Far More Female Future: Increasing Gender Equality and Reducing Workplace Insecurity Will Make Japan Stronger

Bill Emmott

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198865551
eISBN:
9780191897931
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198865551.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

The Japan that the world admired during the 2019 Rugby World Cup is a model of social stability, resilience, and efficiency. But it carries important vulnerabilities, rooted in its ageing demography ... More


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