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Labour Market Institutions and Income Inequality: What are the New Insights after the Washington Consensus?

Rolph van der Hoeven and Catherine Saget

in Inequality Growth and Poverty in an Era of Liberalization and Globalization

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199271412
eISBN:
9780191601255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271410.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Looks at some of the labour market outcomes of recent economic reforms. The extent to which labour market institutions affect the relationship between reform policies and income inequality remains ... More


Durable Subordination: Chinese Labour Regime through a South Korean Lens

Ching Kwan Lee

in East Asian Capitalism: Diversity, Continuity, and Change

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199643097
eISBN:
9780191741944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199643097.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, International Business

Crucial institutional changes have taken place in the Chinese labour market regime over the past three decades, primarily in the processes of commodification and informalization. The global ... More


Newspaper discourse informalisation: a diachronic comparison from keywords

Alan Partington

in Corpora: Corpus-based Language Learning, Language Processing and Linguistics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640607
eISBN:
9780748671502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640607.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Computational Linguistics

This chapter provides a description of certain types of salient items found in the keyword lists of the SiBol 1993 and SiBol 2005 corpora with the objective of diachronic analysis of a particular ... More


Desert Island Discs and British emotional life

David Hendy

Julie Brown, Nicholas Cook, and Stephen Cottrell (eds)

in Defining the Discographic Self: Desert Island Discs in Context

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780197266175
eISBN:
9780191865220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266175.003.0013
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter explores how Desert Island Discs has responded over time to an increasing public appetite for openness and honesty. One of the programme’s presenters once said it was ‘properly impressed ... More


The informalisation of professional–patient interactions and the consequences for regulation in the United Kingdom

Patrick Brown and Rubén Flores

in Professional Health Regulation in the Public Interest: International Perspectives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447332268
eISBN:
9781447332282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332268.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Seeking to illustrate the usefulness of Eliasian approaches for debates on health care professional regulation, this chapter examines how long-term social processes have transformed the character of ... More


Labour, state and civil society in rural India

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/9780719089145.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter provides an overview of changing class relations in the Indian countryside, and their mediation by state institutions and civil society organisations. Drawing on government data and an ... More


El Barrio and La Feria: Daily Life at the Urban Margins

Javier Auyero and María Fernanda Berti

in In Harm's Way: The Dynamics of Urban Violence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691173030
eISBN:
9781400865888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691173030.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter discusses the extreme levels of material deprivation and the meager forms of palliative state assistance that characterize daily life in Arquitecto Tucci. It first reviews the ... More


Gendering Insecurities, Informalization, and “War Economies”

V. Spike Peterson

in Gender, Violence, and Human Security: Critical Feminist Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770207
eISBN:
9780814770139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770207.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter focuses on sources of insecurity rooted in globalization, global interdependence, as well as political and economic inequalities on a global scale. It shows how neoliberal globalization ... More


Couples together yet apart: ‘I love you but do not want to live with you’

Elisabetta Ruspini

in Diversity in family life: Gender, relationships and social change

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447300939
eISBN:
9781447310877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300939.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter discusses the phenomenon of “living apart together” (LAT). A LAT relationship is a couple of the same or different gender, that do not live together in the same residence. Partners ... More


Caring for Destitution or Not?*

Jan Breman

in On Pauperism in Present and Past

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199464814
eISBN:
9780199086481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199464814.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

In the second chapter the author provides an account of the state’s relationship with its poor citizens. The chapter scrutinizes a wide range of programmes/schemes and actors who influence decisions ... More


Irregular Migrant Labour, Trade Unions, and Civil Society Organizations in Turkey

Seyhan Erdoğdu and Nazlı Şenses

in Migration, Precarity, and Global Governance: Challenges and Opportunities for Labour

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198728863
eISBN:
9780191795824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728863.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Turkey is an emerging migrant receiving country with no more than a decade of trade union experience of meeting, mostly undocumented, immigrant workers, because until recently it was itself a high ... More


The Employment Fall Out

Bindu Oberoi

in The Textile Industry in India: Changing Trends and Employment Challenges

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199469352
eISBN:
9780199087457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199469352.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chapter 5 presents trends with respect to employment in India’s textile industry. The analysis of these trends suggests that the growth of the labour-intensive textile industry since the early 1990s ... More


The ‘Shadows’ of Informality in Rural Poland

Nicolette Makovicky

in Economies of Favour after Socialism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199687411
eISBN:
9780191767128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687411.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter focuses particularly on moments when the usual ‘reciprocity of sentiment’ between persons breaks down and conflicts ensue. Exploring relations between artisans and commercial traders of ... More


Migration, Racialization, and Forms of Unfree Labour: The Dilemma of Trade Union Solidarity

Anders Neergaard

in Migration, Precarity, and Global Governance: Challenges and Opportunities for Labour

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198728863
eISBN:
9780191795824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728863.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Globalization—guided by a neoliberal logic, purporting to increase informalization of economies and labour markets, and accompanied by the fragmentation of ‘citizenship’, and accelerating ... More


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