Labor and Employment Relations in a Globalized World

New Perspectives on Work, Social Policy and Labor Market Implications

ISBN: 978-3-319-04348-7 (Print) 978-3-319-04349-4 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

  2. International Trade, Multinationals and Labor

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-21

      New Trends in International Trade and Labor Market Interactions: South–South Trade, Trade in Services and Labor Market Implications

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      Pages 23-41

      How Competitive Is Turkey in Meeting International Labor Standards and in International Trade?

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      Pages 43-70

      Can FDI Be a Panacea for Unemployment?: The Turkish Case

  3. Social Policy

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 71-71

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      Pages 73-114

      New Approaches to Disability in Social Policy: The Case of the United States

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      Pages 115-131

      Higher Education and Social Policy: The Case of the United States

  4. International Labor Standards; Raising the Floor of Labor Rights; Labor Unionism and Industrial Relations

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 133-133

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      Pages 135-158

      Flexicurity and Turkey’s New Labor Act: Problems and Prospects

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      Pages 159-170

      Prejudice Against Labor Unions and Effects on Membership

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      Pages 171-191

      Unionization Status and Productivity

  5. Labor Market Challenges, the New Workplace, Informal Employment and Skills Training

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 193-193

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      Pages 195-205

      The New Labor Skills in the New Economy

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      Pages 207-230

      Public and Private Initiatives in Skills Training in Turkey

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      Pages 231-251

      The Importance of Temporary Work Agencies in Turkish Labor Market and a Comparative Study with Spain, Italy and Germany

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      Pages 253-275

      Solution for Informal Work Problems: Microfinance for Women

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      Pages 277-289

      Visiting the Iron Cage: Bureaucracy and the Contemporary Workplace

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 291-293