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Economic Well-being

Richard Alba and Nancy Foner

in Strangers No More: Immigration and the Challenges of Integration in North America and Western Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161075
eISBN:
9781400865901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161075.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter looks at the economic situations of the immigrants. They have uprooted themselves in the search for better economic prospects, but profound changes in the economic structures of the rich ... More


Korea: Liberalization for All, Except for Chaebŏl Workers

Jiyeoun Song

in Inequality in the Workplace: Labor Market Reform in Japan and Korea

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452154
eISBN:
9780801471018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452154.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter analyzes how the small proportion of the workforce covered by employment protection—as well as decentralized industrial relations based on large chaebŏl unions—have shaped the political ... More


The Politics of Labor Market Reform in Hard Times

Jiyeoun Song

in Inequality in the Workplace: Labor Market Reform in Japan and Korea

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452154
eISBN:
9780801471018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452154.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter focuses on the institutional arrangements of the labor market to explain the political process and outcome of labor market reform. Under the institutionalized practices of employment ... More


Japan: Liberalization for Outsiders, Protection for Insiders

Jiyeoun Song

in Inequality in the Workplace: Labor Market Reform in Japan and Korea

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452154
eISBN:
9780801471018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452154.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter examines the political processes and outcomes of Japan's labor market reform over the past two decades. During this time, Japan has adopted more market-oriented principles in the labor ... More


Japanese and Korean Labor Markets and Social Protections in Comparative Perspective

Jiyeoun Song

in Inequality in the Workplace: Labor Market Reform in Japan and Korea

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452154
eISBN:
9780801471018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452154.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter details three key institutional aspects of the labor market and social protection—employment protection, industrial relations and wage bargaining, and social protection programs—in Japan ... More


The Institutional Origins of the Labor Market and Social Protections in Japan and Korea

Jiyeoun Song

in Inequality in the Workplace: Labor Market Reform in Japan and Korea

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452154
eISBN:
9780801471018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452154.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter discusses the origins and development of the labor market and social protections in Japan and Korea during the industrialization period. In the case of Japan, permanent employment ... More


Gender and (Dis)advantage

Margarita León

in Social Advantage and Disadvantage

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198737070
eISBN:
9780191800597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737070.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter considers gender as an inherent and intersecting dimension of advantage and disadvantage. It examines the processes by which gender relations are implicated in the construction of ... More


The Welfare State and Its Rivals

Daniel Halliday and John Thrasher

in The Ethics of Capitalism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190096205
eISBN:
9780190096243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190096205.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter looks at some leading proposals for dealing with the fact that the labor market confers rewards unequally. Over the years, governments have made various attempts to correct for this by ... More


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