Globalization and Labor Conditions: Working Conditions and Worker Rights in a Global Economy

Globalization and Labor Conditions: Working Conditions and Worker Rights in a Global Economy

by Robert J. Flanagan
     
 

This book explains how three major mechanisms of globalization international trade, international migration, and the activities of multinational companies have altered working conditions and labor rights around the world during the late 20th century. Drawing on analyses of a database on international labor conditions assembled for this project and a growing

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Overview

This book explains how three major mechanisms of globalization international trade, international migration, and the activities of multinational companies have altered working conditions and labor rights around the world during the late 20th century. Drawing on analyses of a database on international labor conditions assembled for this project and a growing research literature on globalization and labor conditions, the book finds that trade, migration, and multinational companies are associated with improvements in world labor conditions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195306002
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
07/20/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 6.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Labor Conditions Around the World
3. Economic Development and Labor Conditions
4. Trade and Labor Conditions
5. International Migration and Labor Conditions
6. Multinational Corporations and Labor Conditions
7. National and International Labor Regulation
8. Taking Stock and Looking Ahead

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