Globalisation, Employment And Mobility: The South Asian Experience by H. Sato

Globalisation, Employment And Mobility: The South Asian Experience

EditorH. Sato

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This book contributes to the understanding of the process of globalisation by focusing on labor and employment issues, covering four countries in South Asia: India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. It sheds light on the weaknesses which exist in the reform process in the labor market, labor policies and the practice of labor management.

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Title:Globalisation, Employment And Mobility: The South Asian ExperienceFormat:HardcoverDimensions:296 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.04 inPublished:July 24, 2008Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230538037

ISBN - 13:9780230538030

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Introduction: Globalisation and Employment in South Asia--H.Sato & M.Murayama * PART I: DISSECTING THE CHANGES IN THE WORKPLACE * The Flexible Labour Market and Floating Labour in Urban India: A Case Study of Ahmedabad--J.Kiso * Female Garment Workers in India and Bangladesh in the Post-MFA Era--M.Murayama * The Garment Industry in Pakistan in the Post-MFA Era: Competitiveness and Piece Rate Employment System--M.Makino * PART II: EMPLOYMENT LAW AND POLICY REFORMS * Economic Liberalisation and Labour Law Reform in India--H.Ota * The Revision of the Termination of Employment of Workman Act (TEWA) in Sri Lanka: Is it Useful for Promoting Market Flexibility?--E.Arai * Social Dimension of Employment Policy in India? Indian Debate on Employment Reservation in the Private Sector--H.Sato * PART III: EMPLOYMENT: ASSESSING THE REGULATORY EFFECTS * Labour Demand in India's Textile and Garment Industries: A Comparative Analysis of Organized and Informal Sectors--T.Sato * Effects of the Minimum Wage Regulations on Employment Level and Efficiency: Evidence from the Readymade Garment Industry in India--Y.Shimane * PART IV: MIGRATION, EMPLOYMENT AND WELL-BEING * Migration and Well-being at the Lower Echelons of the Economy: A Study of Delhi Slums--A.Mitra & Y.Tsujita * The Impact of Labour Migration on Household Well-being: Evidence from Villages in the Punjab, Pakistan--H.Oda