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Corporate Governance and Labour Management: An International Comparison

Howard Gospel and Andrew Pendleton (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199263677
eISBN:
9780191718373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263677.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This book is about the relationship between corporate governance regimes and labour management. It examines how finance and governance influence employment relationships, work organization, and ... More


Ideas of Labour Law – A View from the South

Paul Benjamin

in The Idea of Labour Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199693610
eISBN:
9780191729744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693610.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Philosophy of Law

South African labour law has evolved substantially since black trade unions were first granted statutory recognition in 1979. Rulings by the industrial court gave workers unprecedented protection ... More


Epilogue

John Weber

in From South Texas To the Nation: The Exploitation of Mexican Labor in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625232
eISBN:
9781469625256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625232.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the continued importance of this form of labor relations in the years since the 1960s, as South Texas has continued to serve as a model for employers elsewhere eager to avail ... More


Resident American Elite

JOHN MASON HART

in Empire and Revolution: The Americans in Mexico since the Civil War

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223240
eISBN:
9780520939295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223240.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter focuses on the resident American elite in Mexico. In the late 1890s and the early 1900s an impressive number of Americans bought great estates in Mexico and took up residence in them. ... More


Sustaining Bargaining Unit Strength: The Specter of Attrition

Leah F. Vosko

in Disrupting Deportability: Transnational Workers Organize

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501742132
eISBN:
9781501742156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501742132.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter explores challenges to maintaining strong bargaining units posed by threats of attrition, either through formal decertification or by other means producing similar outcomes. It first ... More


Managing Women: Disciplining Labor in Modern Japan

Elyssa Faison

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252967
eISBN:
9780520934184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252967.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

At the turn of the twentieth century, Japan embarked on a mission to modernize its society and industry. For the first time, young Japanese women were persuaded to leave their families and enter the ... More


Labor Practices and Outcomes across Countries: Analysis of a Single Multinational Firm

Richard B. Freeman, Douglas Kruse, and Joseph Blasi

in International Differences in the Business Practices and Productivity of Firms

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226261942
eISBN:
9780226261959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226261959.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter explores country differences in the labor practices, attitudes toward work, and the economic performance of workers and establishments in a data set that covers 29,353 workers in a ... More


Employers Close the Door

Lane Windham

in Knocking on Labor's Door: Union Organizing in the 1970s and the Roots of a New Economic Divide

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632070
eISBN:
9781469632094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632070.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter is about employers’ increased resistance to union organizing. It shows how mainstream employers first tried to weaken labor law by uniting in the Labor Law Reform Group. They then ... More


Marama: Social Class

Nancy Shoemaker

in Pursuing Respect in the Cannibal Isles: Americans in Nineteenth-Century Fiji

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501740343
eISBN:
9781501740350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501740343.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter describes how Mary D. Wallis's comfortable middle-class status sprung from the forced labor of Fijians, which became increasingly oppressive with the rise of foreign trade and from which ... More


On the Boundaries of the Global Margins: Violence, Labor, and Surveillance in a Rust Belt Topless Bar

Susan Dewey

in Policing Pleasure: Sex Work, Policy, and the State in Global Perspective

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785089
eISBN:
9780814785102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785089.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the explicit connection between state economic policy and sex work by focusing on the experiences of topless dancers at an upstate New York bar called Vixens, and especially ... More


“How in the Light of One Night Did We Come So Far?”: Working Miss Saigon

Lucy Mae San Pablo Burns

in Puro Arte: Filipinos on the Stages of Empire

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814744437
eISBN:
9780814708132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814744437.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter extends the discussion of the Filipino/a performing body on the contemporary global stage through a focus on the casting phenomenon of Filipinos/as in the musical Miss Saigon. On this ... More


The End of the Garage Studio as a Technomasculine Space: Financial Security, Streamlined Creativity, and Signs of Friction

Ergin Bulut

in A Precarious Game: The Illusion of Dream Jobs in the Video Game Industry

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501746529
eISBN:
9781501746543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501746529.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines how Studio Desire's workers were managed after acquisition by Digital Creatives in the 2000s. It documents the dynamics of what the game developers called “the trade-off” ... More


The Age of Segregation, 1900–1950

Donald G. Nieman

in Promises to Keep: African Americans and the Constitutional Order, 1776 to the Present

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190071639
eISBN:
9780190071677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190071639.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter argues that segregation generated organized opposition from African Americans and a small group of whites that challenged the system. Segregation was rigid, capricious, and designed to ... More


Labour Supply and the Extensive Margin

Richard Blundell, Antoine Bozio, and Guy Laroque

in Labor Supply and Taxation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198749806
eISBN:
9780191814082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198749806.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter proposes a systematic way of examining the importance of the extensive and the intensive margins of labour supply in order to explain the overall movements in total hours of work over ... More


Against Blaming the Blameworthy

Bob Fischer

in The Moral Complexities of Eating Meat

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199353903
eISBN:
9780199353934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199353903.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

It’s wrong to eat meat. Still, we shouldn’t blame people for consuming it—or so this chapter contends. In short, the problem is that the arguments against meat-consumption generalize, which is to say ... More


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