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Gillan, Michael

Trade, Labour and Transformation of Community in Asia

Gillan, Michael - Trade, Labour and Transformation of Community in Asia, ebook

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Table of contents

Part I. Economic Integration and Social Transformation

1. The Social Impact of Trade and Production Networks on Labour and Local Communities in Asia
Michael Gillan, Bob Pokrant

2. Globalization and Economic Change in Bangladesh

John McGuire

3. International Trade and Business Investment in Myanmar: Scope, Strategic Development, and Social Implications
Htwe Htwe Thein, David Pick

Part II. Global Trade and Commodity Production

4. Work, Community, Environment and the Shrimp Export Industry in Bangladesh, India and Thailand
Bob Pokrant

5. From Marginalized Worker to Impoverished Entrepreneur: The Globalization of the Trade in Crafts and Its Impact on Indian Artisans
Timothy J. Scrase

Part III. Labour Organization in Transforming Economies and Societies

6. Industrial Restructuring, Trade Union Strategy, and Social Transformation in Australia and Asia
Michael Gillan, Rob Lambert

7. Governance, Labour and Uneven Development: The Political Economy of the Port Sector in South and South-East Asia
Douglas Hill

8. Women Workers Organizing in the Free Trade Zones: Collective Action and Community
Janaka Biyanwila

Part IV. Emerging Trade and Labour in Asia: The Information Technology Sector

9. Linking and Legitimizing Knowledge-based Economic Development: India-Singapore Collaboration in the Information Technology Sector
Faizal Yahya

10. Difference in a Transnational Organization in Australia: The Case of Transient Indian Information Technology (IT) Professionals
Salim Lakha

11. Envisioning Futures in Work and Career in Large Transnational Call Centres in India
Jennifer Jarman

Keywords: Economics, Labor Economics, Regional/Spatial Science, Regional and Cultural Studies, Political Economy, Cultural Anthropology, International Economics

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
302 pages
Category
Economy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230274105
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-30808-8

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