Asian Informal Workers

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Dezember 2006



Draws on surveys done in India, Pakistan, Indonesia, Thailand, and the Philippines.


Preface and AcknowledgementsContents List of maps, figures and tables PART I -- A Cross-country Analysis of Industrial Outwork in Asia 1. The Empirical Context and a Theoretical Framework 2. Research Methodology 3. Subcontracting and Homework in the Value Chain 4. Homeworkers 5. Child Labour in HomeworkPART II The Country Studies 6. Subcontracted Homework in India: A Case Study of Three Sectors 7. Hazardous Subcontracted Homework in Pakistan 8. Women and Children Homeworkers in Indonesia 9. Subcontracted Homework by Women and Children in The Philippines 10. Subcontracted Womework in Thailand PART III Policy Implications 11. Upgrading Informal Micro- and Small Enterprises through Clusters -- Towards a Policy Agenda 12. Extending Social Insurance to Informal Wage Workers References chapters 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 11 and 12


United Nations Development Program, Thailand University of Florence, Italy


".. a very interesting book which breaks new ground in examining the interconnection between child labour and women's home-based work...essential reading for anyone working on child labour, women's work, and informal work. "The policy recommendations are well-argued and innovative... It finds a way through the dilemma that attempts to outlaw child labour in home based work will not work and can harm those they seek to help. " a book that Routledge can be proud of." - "Diane Elson, University of Essex" "...This book is an empirically grounded and policy focussed contribution to debates about how to enhance human security in conditions of flexibility and change." - "Bob Deacon, Professor of Global Social Policy, Sheffield University"
EAN: 9780415382755
ISBN: 0415382750
Untertitel: 'Routledge Studies in the Growt'. New. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 2006
Seitenanzahl: 480 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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