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Title The politics of labor in a global age : continuity and change in late-industrializing and post-socialist economies / edited by Christopher Candland and Rudra Sil.
Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.

Subject Comparative industrial relations.
Industrial relations -- Developing countries -- Case studies.
Globalization -- Economic aspects.
Foreign trade and employment.
Alt Name Candland, Christopher.
Sil, Rudra, 1967-
Description 1 online resource (xv, 353 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The politics of labor in late-industrializing and post-socialist economies: new challenges in a global age / Christopher Candland and Rudra Sil -- Partisan loyalty and union competition: macroeconomic adjustment and industrial restructuring in Mexico / M. Victoria Murillo -- the cost of incorporation: labor institutions, industrial restructuring, and new trade union strategies in India and Pakistan / Christopher Candland -- Network ties and labor flexibility in Brazil and Mexico: a tale of two automobile factories / Scott B. Martin -- Globalization, social partnership, and industrial relations in Ireland / Eileen M. Doherty -- Globalization and the paradigm shift in Japanese industrial relations / Charles Weathers -- Transition, globalization, and changing industrial relations in China / Xiaobo Lu -- Privatization, labor, politics, and the firm in post-Soviet Russia: non-market norms, market institutions, and the Soviet legacy / Rudra Sil -- Globalization in one country: East Germany between moral economy and political economy / Jeffrey Kopstein -- Corporatist renaissance in post-Coomunist Central Europe? / Mitchell A. Orenstein and Lisa E. Hale -- Institutional legacies and the transformation of labor: late-industrializing and post-socialist economies in comparative-historical perspective / Rudra Sil and Christopher Candland.
Note Print version record.
Summary Annotation One of the first works to analyze and compare recent shifts in patterns of industrial relations across late-industrializing and post-socialist economies, this volume features original, timely essays on distinct responses to common economic pressures associated with "globalization." As unions in late-developing countries engaged in economic liberalization, and as unions in post-socialist economies cope with the break down of command economies, these pressures have grown. The authors also reveal that globalization has weakened organized labor, yet they explain that distinct labor institutions persist despite similar economic adjustment measures. Globalization may even facilitate variation in the pattern of labor relations at national, local, and workplace levels, and within and across late-industrializing and post-socialist settings.
ISBN 9780191528989 (electronic bk.)
0191528986 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 317396373
Additional Format Print version: Politics of labor in a global age. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001 0199240817 9780199240814 (DLC) 2001016399 (OCoLC)45669160.

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