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Dualism in the Silk-reeling Industry in Suwa from the 1910s to the 1930s *

Satoshi Matsumura

in The Role of Tradition in Japan's Industrialization: Another Path to Industrialization

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780198292746
eISBN:
9780191603891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292740.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter argues that there was a substantial diversity in the forms of production used in the silk-reeling industry in modern Japan. Although export growth led to the development of this ... More


The Rise of Salaried Engineers: Automobile Manufacturing

Alice H. Amsden

in Asia's Next Giant: South Korea and Late Industrialization

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195076035
eISBN:
9780199870691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195076036.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

This chapter looks at the salaried automobile engineer in South Korea's late industrialization with respect to two extreme typologies – the small‐ and medium‐sized firm, and the huge diversified ... More


Strategizing of SEZs: The Experience of China vis-à-vis Taiwan and South Korea

Aradhna Aggarwal

in Social and Economic Impact of SEZs in India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077275
eISBN:
9780199081035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077275.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter analyses the special economic zone (SEZ) strategies of three Asian countries, namely, Taiwan, Korea and China through the perspectives of theory. While doing so, it reviews the ... More


The Economy of IS Expertise

Robin Fincham, James Fleck, Rob Procter, Harry Scarbrough, Margaret Tierney, and Robin Williams

in Expertise and Innovation: Information Technology Strategies in the Financial Services Sector

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289043
eISBN:
9780191684678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289043.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Knowledge Management

This chapter analyses the economy of information systems expertise, focusing on the choice that organizations face between incorporating expertise into the hierarchy and various forms of market ... More


The Japanese Firm as a System of Attributes: A Survey and Research Agenda

Masahiko Aoki

in The Japanese Firm: Sources of Competitive Strength

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198288152
eISBN:
9780191684579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198288152.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter surveys recent achievements of the economic research programme on the Japanese firm and sets its possible research agenda. The chapter makes a clear manifestation of the ‘systematic ... More


Korean Management in a Chinese Workshop: Economic Globalization and the Changing Factory Regime

Jaesok Kim

in Chinese Labor in a Korean Factory: Class, Ethnicity, and Productivity on the Shop Floor in Globalizing China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804784542
eISBN:
9780804786126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784542.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Chapter Five analyzes the changing factory regime at Nawon, caused primarily by the incessant demand of the global garment industry to cut production costs. The interethnic circumstances of China and ... More


Globalizing Capital and the Bleak Future of Chinese Workers

Jaesok Kim

in Chinese Labor in a Korean Factory: Class, Ethnicity, and Productivity on the Shop Floor in Globalizing China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804784542
eISBN:
9780804786126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784542.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Chapter Eight concludes the book by speculating on the future of Nawon and the groups of people involved in its operations. Since 2005, the Chinese government has amended its regulations on minimum ... More


Introduction

Ines Wagner

in Workers without Borders: Posted Work and Precarity in the EU

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501729157
eISBN:
9781501729171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501729157.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

The introduction concisely explicates the main points of discussion relevant for the chapters of this book. It shortly analyzes the implications of the de-territorialization of “bounded” national ... More


Entering Farmwork: Migration and Men’s Work Identities

Sarah Bronwen Horton

in They Leave Their Kidneys in the Fields: Illness, Injury, and Illegality Among U.S. Farmworkers

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520283268
eISBN:
9780520962545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283268.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on migrant men’s experiences of farmwork in both their sending countries and in the U.S in order to understand why foreign-born Latino men face higher rates of workplace illness ... More


Burning Up: Heat Illness in California’s Fields

Sarah Bronwen Horton

in They Leave Their Kidneys in the Fields: Illness, Injury, and Illegality Among U.S. Farmworkers

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520283268
eISBN:
9780520962545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283268.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Taking the reader on an ethnographic tour of the melon harvesting fields during a historic heat wave in Fresno County, this chapter provides a close-up examination of how the organization of labor ... More


The Effects of Multinational Production on Wages and Working Conditions in Developing Countries

Drusilla K. Brown, Alan V. Deardorff, and Robert M. Stern

in Challenges to Globalization: Analyzing the Economics

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226036151
eISBN:
9780226036557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226036557.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter assesses the empirical evidence on the effects of multinational production on wages and working conditions in developing countries. It is motivated by the controversies that have ... More


Employment-Services Sectors under Resource Scarcity and Uncertainty

Ian Greer, Karen Breidahl, Matthias Knuth, and Flemming Larsen

in The Marketization of Employment Services: The Dilemmas of Europe's Work-first Welfare States

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198785446
eISBN:
9780191827365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785446.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

Providers of employment services are deeply affected by marketization, because it shapes the uncertainty and resource scarcity that they face. This chapter introduces these dynamics at the sector ... More


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