Non-standard Employment under Globalization Flexible Work and Social Security in the Newly Industrializing Countries

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-02-15
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

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Expansion of non-standard employment under globalization is widely observed in all of the newly industrializing countries. This book explores the deregulation of labor markets, social protection for nonstandard workers, and social security reforms in accordance with the transformation of employment.

Author Biography

KOICHI USAMI has been studying on social policies and welfare states in Latina America and Asia. His major works are: Comparative Study of Social Security Systems in Asia and Latin America: A Contribution to the Study of Emerging Welfare State' in The Developing Economies, Vol. XLII No.2 ,2004; 'Latin American Social Security Reform in the 1990s' (Junji Nakagawa ed.) Managing Development: Globalization, Economic Restructuring and Social Policy (London: Routledge, 2006).

Table of Contents

List of Tablesp. vi
List of Figuresp. viii
Notes on the Contributorsp. ix
Introduction: Transformation of Employment and Social Security in Newly Industrializing Countries: Problems and Analytical Conceptsp. 1
Labor and Social Security Reforms in Mexico: From the Perspective of State-Labor Relationshipsp. 18
Re-thinking Argentina's Labor and Social Security Reform in the 1990s: Agreement on Competitive Corporatismp. 47
The Changing Nature of Employment and the Reform of Labor and Social Security Legislation in Post-Apartheid South Africap. 73
The Impact of the Transformation of Labor Relations on Social Security System Reform in the People's Republic of China: The Growing Allure and Reality of Corporatismp. 98
The Tripartite Relationship and Social Policy in Taiwan: Searching for a New Corporatism?p. 142
Labor and Welfare for an Advanced Economy in the Republic of Korea: A Policy Mix of Universalism and Neoliberalismp. 176
Indexp. 220
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