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Labour Relations in the Asia-Pacific Countries : BULLETIN OF COMPARATIVE LABOUR RELATIONS - R. Blanpain

Labour Relations in the Asia-Pacific Countries


By: R. Blanpain (Editor), Luis Aparicio-Valdez (Editor)

Paperback Published: January 2004
ISBN: 9789041122391
Number Of Pages: 188

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In this valuable book sixteen academics and other professionals in the field present informed and insightful essays on aspects of labor and industrial relations law in ten countries (Australia, Canada, Chile, China, Japan, Korea, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, and the United States) as well as under the ASEAN regime. Among the imperative issues these authors elucidate are the following: - collaboration within the firm to raise productivity; - the need for competitiveness among firms; - the importance of human relations and social responsibility; - the development of social security policy; and - reducing the risk and absorbing the benefits of integration under conditions of rapid social and industrial change.

List of Contributors
Employment Law in the Context of the Changing Pattern of Employment Relations in Australiap. 1
Canadian Industrial Relationsp. 15
Chile: Labour Relations at the Beginning of the Twenty-first Centuryp. 27
Labour Law and Industrial Relations in Chinap. 37
The Labour Situation in Japan (2001)p. 65
2001 Annual Review for Japanp. 71
Industrial Relations in Korea: Recent Changes and New Challengesp. 83
PDR Systems Theory Perspective on Employment Relations in a Globalizing Asia: A Korean Casep. 89
Social Security in Mexico: An Overviewp. 107
Employment and Work Culture in Mexico under the Shadow of NAFTA, 1994-2002p. 109
Labour in New Zealandp. 123
2002: The Peruvian Labour Fieldp. 131
The Laboru Relations System of the United Statesp. 147
Industrial Relations in ASEAN: A Comparative Analysisp. 153
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ISBN: 9789041122391
ISBN-10: 9041122397
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 188
Published: January 2004
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.88  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.32