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Employment Relations, the Labour Movement and Labour Standards

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Wage Labour in Southeast Asia since 1840

Part of the book series: A Modern Economic History of Southeast Asia ((MEHSA))

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There is considerable debate on whether the benefits of globalisation are universally shared. While there is powerful institutional support for free markets, the spread of trade and investment and job creation in export processing zones, some critics have argued that globalisation has led to Third World labour exploitation and widening income differentials between countries and within countries.

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Kaur, A. (2004). Employment Relations, the Labour Movement and Labour Standards. In: Wage Labour in Southeast Asia since 1840. A Modern Economic History of Southeast Asia. Palgrave Macmillan, London. https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230511132_10

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