The Resource Trade, labour and transformation of community in Asia, edited by Michael Gillan, Bob Pokrant

Trade, labour and transformation of community in Asia, edited by Michael Gillan, Bob Pokrant

Label
Trade, labour and transformation of community in Asia
Title
Trade, labour and transformation of community in Asia
Statement of responsibility
edited by Michael Gillan, Bob Pokrant
Title variation
Trade, labor and transformation of community in Asia
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This book considers the transformative impact of global trade and production networks on local economies, work and labor organization, and various forms and meanings of community. It examines the socio-economic transformation in Asia and the restructuring of manufacturing industries, ports and the information technology sector"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
Dewey number
338.954
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HF3770.3Z5
LC item number
T735 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Trade, labour and transformation of community in Asia, edited by Michael Gillan, Bob Pokrant
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Contents
The social impact of trade and production networks on labour and local communities in Asia / Michael Gillan and Bob Pokrant -- Globalization and economic change in Bangladesh / John McGuire -- International trade and business investment in Myanmar : scope, strategic development, and social implications / Htwe Htwe Thein and David Pick -- Work, community, environment and the shrimp export industry in Bangladesh, India and Thailand / Bob Pokrant -- From marginalized worker to impoverished entrepreneur : the globalization of the trade in crafts and its impact on Indian artisans / Timothy J. Scrase -- Industrial restructuring, trade union strategy, and social transformation in Australia and Asia / Michael Gillan and Rob Lambert -- Governance, labour and uneven development : the political economy of the port sector in South and South-East Asia / Douglas Hill -- Women workers organizing in the free trade zones : collective action and community / Janaka Biyanwila -- Linking and legitimizing knowledge-based economic development : India-Singapore collaboration in the information technology sector / Faizal bin Yahya -- Difference in a transnational organization in Australia : the case of transient Indian information technology (IT) professionals / Salim Lakha -- Envisioning futures in work and career in large transnational call centres in India / Jennifer Jarman
Control code
000045174428
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xi, 291 p.
Isbn
9780230222496
Lccn
2009044150
Other physical details
ill., maps
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.b24921324
System control number
  • (OCoLC)460934664
  • plagraveebk0230222498

Library Locations

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      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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