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Labour Market Regimes Under Threat? Sources of Continuity in Germany, Britain, and Sweden

Stewart Wood

in The New Politics of the Welfare State

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297567
eISBN:
9780191600104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297564.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In this third of three chapters on the distinctive policy dynamics of particular areas of social provision, Wood looks at labour market regimes in Germany, Britain, and Sweden. The theoretical ... More


North Korean Revolution in Repetition: Crisis and Value

Hyun Ok Park

in The Capitalist Unconscious: From Korean Unification to Transnational Korea

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171922
eISBN:
9780231540513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171922.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 7 investigates North Korean state’s own crisis-ridden construction of socialism from the 1950s to the present.


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


Labor-Market Regimes in U.S. Economic History

Joshua L. Rosenbloom and William A. Sundstrom

in Economic Evolution and Revolution in Historical Time

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771856
eISBN:
9780804777629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771856.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter discusses the impact of labor-market regimes in the economic history of the United States. It discusses the contrast between the labor systems of the antebellum northern and southern ... More


Latin American Labor Laws inComparative Perspective

Matthew E. Carnes

in Continuity Despite Change: The Politics of Labor Regulation in Latin America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804789431
eISBN:
9780804792424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789431.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter employs an original cross-national dataset of individual and collective labor regulations to chart the range of variation in labor laws within Latin America during the 1980-2005 period. ... More


Revolution within the Revolution: Cotton Textile Workers and the Mexican Labor Regime, 1910–1923

Jeffrey Bortz

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758062
eISBN:
9780804779647
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758062.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Mexico's revolution of 1910 ushered in a revolutionary era: during the twentieth century, Mexican, Russian, Chinese, Cuban, Nicaraguan, and Iranian revolutions shaped local, regional, and world ... More


Labour Regimes and Workplace Encounters between China and Africa

Carlos Oya

in China-Africa and an Economic Transformation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198830504
eISBN:
9780191868696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830504.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explores labour outcomes and dynamics for Chinese FDI and infrastructure contractors through their encounters with workers, states, and labour institutions in Africa. The chapter ... More


Solving Industry Crises: Pollos Y Polleros

Kathleen C. Schwartzman

in The Chicken Trail: Following Workers, Migrants, and Corporations across the Americas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451164
eISBN:
9780801468056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451164.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter examines the labor and profit crises that hounded the poultry industry in the mid-1990s. It begins with an overview of the framework used to conceptualize and analyze the ... More


The Labor of Capitalism: Industrial Revolution and the Transformation of the Global Cotton-Growing Countryside

Sven Beckert

in Workers in Hard Times: A Long View of Economic Crises

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038174
eISBN:
9780252095979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038174.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter begins by discussing the concept transnational labor history and the challenge it poses to labor historians. It then examines the worldwide crisis of cotton production touched off by the ... More


The Rise of Gangsterism and Charrismo: Labor Violence and the Postrevolutionary Mexican State

Marcos Aguila and Jeffrey Bortz

in Violence, Coercion, and State-Making in Twentieth-Century Mexico: The Other Half of the Centaur

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781589
eISBN:
9780804784474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781589.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter focuses on labor violence in Mexico and examines some fundamental continuities and changes in the state between 1920 and 1960. In particular, it looks at two important episodes: the ... More


An Opulence of Virtue

Andrea Muehlebach

in The Moral Neoliberal: Welfare and Citizenship in Italy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226545394
eISBN:
9780226545417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226545417.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

This chapter introduces the concept of neoliberal moral authoritarianism, though of a very particular kind, which comes in the form of a highly moralized kind of citizenship that has emerged in the ... More


Globalization Lived Locally: A Labour Geography Perspective

Neethi P.

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199463626
eISBN:
9780199086863
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463626.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book concerns the broad theme of globalization and labour, particularly female labour, and applies the ‘labour geography’ approach to examine contemporary forms of labour control, conflict, and ... More


The Revolution and the Labor Regime, 1910–1923

in Revolution within the Revolution: Cotton Textile Workers and the Mexican Labor Regime, 1910–1923

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758062
eISBN:
9780804779647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758062.003.0009
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter demonstrates how workers won their revolution through an analysis of the changes in wages, hours, and benefits, and also control over hiring, firing, and discipline. It also analyzes the ... More


Brazil's Steel City: Developmentalism, Strategic Power, and Industrial Relations in Volta Redonda, 1941-1964

Oliver Dinius

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771689
eISBN:
9780804775809
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771689.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book presents a social history of the National Steel Company (CSN), Brazil's foremost state-owned company and largest industrial enterprise in the mid-twentieth century. It focuses on the role ... More


A Case of an Electronics Firm and the Involvement of the Church

Neethi P.

in Globalization Lived Locally: A Labour Geography Perspective

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199463626
eISBN:
9780199086863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463626.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter is a case study of a prominent electronics manufacturer in Kerala. It illuminates an approach to labour studies which focuses on ‘local labour control regimes’. This approach provides an ... More


Labor Conflict in the Early Institutional Period, 1917–1923

in Revolution within the Revolution: Cotton Textile Workers and the Mexican Labor Regime, 1910–1923

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758062
eISBN:
9780804779647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758062.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter describes the changes in the early institutional period after the passage of the 1917 Constitution. It analyzes the increase in labor violence, the changed trade unions of that period, ... More


Labour Conditions in Contemporary India

Praveen Jha

in Economics: Volume 3: Macroeconomics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199458950
eISBN:
9780199086900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199458950.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Decent employment and livelihood options ought to be among the most important policy objectives on any meaningful agenda of economic development. India’s experience, on this count, has been quite ... More


Teachers and Tipping Points: Historical Origins of the Teacher Quality Crisis

Stacey M. Jones

in Economic Evolution and Revolution in Historical Time

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771856
eISBN:
9780804777629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771856.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter, which examines the discontinuous shifts in female labor force participation during the late 1960s and early 1970s, focuses on shifts in women's career choices and argues that this ... More


The Flourishing of Biracial Christianity, 1815–1831

Charles F. Irons

in The Origins of Proslavery Christianity: White and Black Evangelicals in Colonial and Antebellum Virginia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831946
eISBN:
9781469604640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888896_irons.7
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter illustrates how politicians and evangelical clergymen pulled the country in different directions in the years between the War of 1812 and the Southampton Insurrection in 1831. ... More


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