Focusing on a relatively unexplored aspect of one of the world's most dynamic economic regions, this book examines the changing nature of unemployment in a range of key Asian countries over the last two decades.
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Unemployment in Asia

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Focusing on a relatively unexplored aspect of one of the world's most dynamic economic regions, this book examines the changing nature of unemployment in a range of key Asian countries over the last two decades.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203482933
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Publication date: 7/29/2005
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

John Benson is Associate Professor, Department of Management, University of Melbourne.
Ying Zhu teaches International Human Resource Management for the Department of Management, University of Melbourne.
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Table of Contents

1. Unemployment in Asia: Influences and Issues John Benson and Ying Zhu 2. Globalisation and Unemployment: East Asia and the OECD Michael Webber 3. Unemployment in Japan: Globalisation, Restructuring and Social Change John Benson 4. Unemployment and Labour Markets in South Korea: Globalisation, Social Impacts and Policy Responses Chris Rowley, Kil-Sang Yoo and Dong-Heon Kim 5. Unemployment in Taiwan: Globalisation, Regional Integration and Social Changes Ying Zhu 6. Unemployment in the People's Republic of China Grace Lee and Malcom Warner 7. The Impact of Economic Reforms on Unemployment in Indonesia Poppy Ismalina and Sari Sitalaksmi 8. Malaysia: Unemployment in the Midst of Full Employment Ragayah Haji Mat Zin and Wendy Smith 9. Unemployment in Thailand: Social Issues, Challenges and Opportunities Vimolwan Yukongdi 10. Unemployment in Vietnam during Economic Reform Ngan Collins 11. Unemployment in Asia: Implications of Globalisation, Regional Integration, and Social and Economic Transformation Ying Zhu and John Benson
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