Globalization And Labour In China And India: Impacts and Responses by P. BowlesGlobalization And Labour In China And India: Impacts and Responses by P. Bowles

Globalization And Labour In China And India: Impacts and Responses

byP. BowlesEditorJ. Harriss

Hardcover | August 4, 2010

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Globalization has pushed China and India to the centre of the stage but what has been the impact on workers in these countries? This book demonstrates the complexity of the processes and responses at play. There are signs that both states are shifting their role in a 'counter movement from above'. But will this be enough to quell the social unrest?
RICHARD P. APPELBAUM is Professor of Sociology and Global and International Studies at the University of California at Santa Barbara, USA MANFRED A. BIENEFELD is a Professor in the School of Public Policy and Administration at Carleton University, Canada RAJESH BHATTACHARYA is with the Centre for Popular Economics at the University of ...
Title:Globalization And Labour In China And India: Impacts and ResponsesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:271 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.76 inPublished:August 4, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230230881

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Table of Contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION Globalization's Problematic for Labour: Three Paradigms; P.Bowles PART II: CHINA: IMPACTS AND RESPONSES Managing Liberalization and Globalization in Rural China: Trends in Rural Labour Allocation, Income and Inequality; X.Dong, P.Bowles & H.Chang The Role of the State, Labour Policy and Migrant Workers' Struggles in Globalized China; C.King-Chi Chan, P.Ngai & J.Chan Globalization, Structural Reform, and Labor Politics in China; M.Blecher China's New Labour Contract Law: Is China Moving Towards Increased Power for Workers?; H.Wang, R.P.Appelbaum, F.Degiuli & N.Lichtenstein PART III: INDIA: IMPACTS AND RESPONSES The Impact of Liberalisation and Globalization of India's Agrarian Economy; V.K.Ramachandran & V.Rawal Globalisation, the Financial Crisis and Petty Commodity Production in India's Socially Regulated Informal Economy; B.Harriss-White Beyond the Factory: Globalisation, Informalisation of Production and the New Locations of Labour; K.Sanyal & R.Bhattacharya Class in Industrial Disputes: Case Studies from Bangalore; S.Roychowdhury Labour and Globalisation: Union Responses in India; R.Hensman PART IV: INTERNATIONAL DIMENSIONS AND RESPONSES Using Domestic Legal Tools to Further Western Labour Internationalism; G.Flynn & R.O'Brien Assessing China's Future Possibilities in an Unstable Neoliberal World; M . Bienefeld P ART V: CONCLUSION Concluding Reflections on Globalization(s) and Labour in China and India: A Polanyian Perspective; J.Harriss