ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

Review of Labour

Review of Labour
'Flexible specialisation' happens when clusters of smaller firms co-operate in production, marketing, and product development. This requires trust, and/or collective provision of 'real services'...
Sarath Davala The growth of independent trade unions is a reflection of the inability of the political trade unions to meet workers' needs. But are independent unions capable of emerging as an...
Agra's Footwear Industry Peter Knorringa Even though no industrial cluster in the world can live up to the flexible specialisation model, it does generate ideas useful for exploring possible roads...
New Paradigm for Industrialisation for Developing Countries? Subesh K Das P Panayiotopoulos The new paradigm for industrialisation has been developed based on experiences in the industrialised...
Has Organised Labour Risen to the Challenge? Stephen Sherlock The labour movement which made an impact on the character of the Mumbai working class in the past is losing much of its capacity to...
Study of 'Rationalised' Workers in Durgapur Ratan Khasnabis Sudipti Banerjea The article explores the mechanisms behind the workers' acceptance of voluntary retirement scheme in the Durgapur...
Sharit Kumar Bhowmik The state has played a dominant role in influencing the course of the trade union movement in India. The fissures which appeared soon after independence developed into what is...
In the last decade because of profound changes in the economic environment many companies have been introducing 'new technologies' to retain and develop the competitive advantages of their products...
This paper examines the space-sector interface of the operation of multinational corporations with special reference to the spatial dynamics of labour and production. Taking examples from India the...
Organised labour in India is generally believed to have an edge over other groups in collective bargaining strength, in its access to political power holders who determine the scale and allocation...
The primary conditions for the creation of international division of labour are the availability of cheap labour, an efficient telecommunication system, a worldwide mobilisation of capital and...
Marxist and progressive-minded historians have undoubtedly made important contributions, particularly in the area of workers' struggles, trade unions and the influence of political and ideological...
The revised classification of causes leading to strikes by the Labour Bureau merely creates several new and insignificant categories, leaving the basic parameters of classification untouched.

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