Trade Unions and the State in Peninsular Malaysia

Trade Unions and the State in Peninsular Malaysia

by Jomo Kwame Sundaram, Patricia Todd
     
 


Before 1940, trade unions were not allowed in British Malaya, but over the years following the Japanese Occupation, the labor organization movement has been alternately encouraged or suppressed. This book traces the development of trade unions in Peninsular Malaysia over the last century from colonial times to the early 1990s, stressing the key role of the state…  See more details below

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Before 1940, trade unions were not allowed in British Malaya, but over the years following the Japanese Occupation, the labor organization movement has been alternately encouraged or suppressed. This book traces the development of trade unions in Peninsular Malaysia over the last century from colonial times to the early 1990s, stressing the key role of the state in shaping the role and nature of organized labor during various time periods.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789676530509
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
01/12/1995
Series:
South-East Asian Social Science Monographs Series
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.38(w) x 10.06(h) x 0.70(d)

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