Labour in Southeast Asia
Local processes in a globalised world
Edited by Rebecca Elmhirst and Ratna Saptari
Labour Contracts and Labour Relations in Early Modern Central Japan
Mary Louise Nagata
Subcontract Labour in Asia (yet to be contracted)
Historical and contemporary perspectives
Edited by Jan Lucassen and Ratna Saptari
By Mary Louise Nagata
November 01, 2012
Based on a collection of labour contracts and other documents, this book examines the legal, economic and social relations of labour as they developed in the commercial enterprises of Tokugawa Japan. The urban focus is Kyoto, the cultural capital and smallest of the three great cities of the ...
By Becky Elmhirst, Ratna Saptari
July 02, 2004
In seeking to provoke debate, the book reveals the variety of experiences evident in countries and regions marked by capitalist and (post) socialist regulatory frameworks, and contrasting labour regimes, histories and cultures. The contributions show the importance of critically examining both the ...