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Labor in a Global Economy

Labor in a Global Economy

Perspectives from the U.S. and Canada

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Published by Labor Education & Research .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States,
  • Canada,
  • Reference,
  • Congresses,
  • Labor Unions,
  • Labor mobility,
  • Labor supply

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsSteven Hecker (Editor), Margaret Hallock (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages305
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8346677M
    ISBN 100871141531
    ISBN 109780871141538

      Book Review: Human Rights and Labor Solidarity: Trade Unions in the Global Economy, by Susan L. Kang Margaret Gray Labor Studies Journal 3, Author: Margaret Gray. This volume considers how women are shaping the global economic landscape through their labor, activism, and multiple discourses about work. Bringing together an interdisciplinary group of international scholars, the book offers a gendered examination of work in the global economy and analyses the e.

    ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 1 online resource (xii, pages). Contents: In Moslem forces in China's westernmost province of Xinjiang rose against the Chinese authorities and succeeded in establishing a small independent Islamic state - the . Emerging international evidence suggests that socioemotional skills are increasingly crucial to the types of jobs being created by the global economy. The following study presents new evidence from employer and household surveys on the role of socioemotional skills in the Philippine labor : Pablo Ariel Acosta, Takiko Igarashi, Rosechin Tomes Olfindo, Jan J. Rutkowski.

      She is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and is currently serving as a member of the Faith and Order Commission of the World Council of Churches. She is the author of the award-winning In Search of the Good Life: The Ethics of Globalization and coeditor of Justice in a Global Economy: Strategies for Home, Community and World. Labor Rights and Multinational Production suggests that the consequences of economic openness for developing countries are highly dependent on foreign firms' modes of entry and, more generally, on the precise way in which each developing country engages the global economy. The book contributes to academic literature in comparative and Cited by:


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