Trade, Labour And Transformation Of Community In Asia by M. GillanTrade, Labour And Transformation Of Community In Asia by M. Gillan

Trade, Labour And Transformation Of Community In Asia

EditorM. Gillan, B. Pokrant

Hardcover | November 27, 2009

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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.
Title:Trade, Labour And Transformation Of Community In AsiaFormat:HardcoverDimensions:304 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0 inPublished:November 27, 2009Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230222498

ISBN - 13:9780230222496


Table of Contents

Introduction: The Social Impact Of Trade and Production Networks On Labour And Local Communities in Asia; B.Pokrant & M.Gillan * Globalisation and economic change in Bangladesh; J.McGuire * International trade and business investment in Myanmar: Scope, strategic development, and social implications; V.Thein & D.Pick * PART II GLOBAL TRADE AND COMMODITY PRODUCTION * The global trade in shrimp and its social, economic and environmental impacts in Bangladesh, India and Thailand; B.Pokrant * From marginalized artisan to impoverished entrepreneur: Indian artisans confront globalization; T.Scrase * PART III LABOUR ORGANISATION IN TRANSFORMING ECONOMIES AND SOCIETIES * Industrial restructuring, trade union strategy, and social transformation in Australia and Asia; M.Gillan & R.Lambert  * Global Trade and the politics of uneven development: the case of the port sector in South and South-East Asia; D.Hill  * Women workers organising in the Free Trade Zones: Collective action and community; J.Biyanwila * PART IV EMERGING TRADE AND LABOUR IN ASIA: THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SECTOR * Linking and Legitimising Knowledge Based Economic Development: India-Singapore Collaboration in the Information Technology Sector; F.Yahya * Visibility and difference in a transnational organization in Australia: The case of transient Indian Information Technology professionals (IT); S.Lakha * Envisioning Futures in Work and Career in Large Transnational Call Centres in India; J. Jarman