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Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396970-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9697-0
... BARRY CARR "Omnipotent and Omnipresent"? Labor Shortages, Worker Mobility, and Employer Control in the Cuban Sugar Industry, I9IO-I934 For more than 200 years, sugar has been Cuba's main agricultural crop and export...
Published: 11 December 2006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8820-3
... PART III academic employment In relation to the seemingly leisurely pace of the first three or four years, the final spring to the Ph.D. is often hectic and harrowing. Not only must the ‘‘prom- ising...
Published: 17 November 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388654-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8865-4
... significant discrepancy between the expectations of employers and domestic workers. When asked, “What is your biggest concern when hiring a baomu?” a total of 4,573 employers answered in the following distribution. 1. moral fiber (daode pinzhi): 57 percent 2. health: 24 percent 3. domestic...
Published: 26 November 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395775-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9577-5
... Contract in Economics Chapter 5 Recording Artists, Work for Hire, Employment, and Appropriation Authorship and ownership are decisive principles in the music industry’s modes of accumulation, yet they exist in a curious relation in US copyright law. Understood in common sense...
Published: 11 July 2011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9401-3
... Appendix A Employers and Workers at Querétaro, 1588–1609 Thanks to the work of José Ignacio Urquiola Permisán and his associates, a set of nearly three hundred work contracts completed at Querétaro between 1588 and...
Published: 13 March 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387787
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8778-7
Published: 15 July 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393238-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9323-8
... Labor Fantasies in Recessionary Japan Five employment as lifestyle in workplace dramas of the 1990s In the first episode of the Shomuni series (General Affairs Department 2; Fuji, 1998), Tsukahara Sawako...
Published: 24 June 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392729-215
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9272-9
... suitable opportunity of informing employers privately that this is the course which the Colonial Government proposes to follow and you may say that in my opinion such increases should begin without wait- ing for serious agitation. Similar telegram is being sent to all the West...
Published: 29 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374961-055
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7496-1
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396802-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9680-2
Published: 13 March 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387787-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8778-7
...6 eat, drink, masters & servants ‘‘Like one of the family’’ is a phrase that is often used by domes- tic employers and some workers to describe their relationship with the other party. However, this relationship is featured by an ironic...
Published: 13 March 2006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8778-7
... Indonesian migrant domestic workers 85 4 Typology of domestic employers’ boundary work 202 5 Typology of domestic workers’ boundary work 222 6 Ages of Taiwanese employers and migrant domestic workers 255 7 Levels of education for Taiwanese employers and migrant domestic workers...
Published: 08 August 2007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9059-6
... 3.1 employment in ngos for the protection of the environment and of animals, 2002 107 3.2 associations for the protection of the environment and animals, 2002 131 4.1...
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By Lesley Gill
Published: 26 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374701-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7470-1
... employment and the expansion of neoliberal capitalism. ...
Published: 11 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375050-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7505-0
... unfree state, and proceed directly to abolition. Then the chapter presents the ways that black working people contested the official version of freedom through informal and often extralegal negotiations with their employers over issues such as wages, work schedules, workplace duties, the labor of women...
Published: 09 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375654-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7565-4
... Pressed by a nagging recession, a declining—and aging—population, insecuritization of employment, and the threat of nuclear contamination, Japanese are struggling with social precarity. More live alone, fewer have regular jobs, and a sense of human disconnectedness is rampant. This chapter...
Published: 01 August 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390541-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9054-1
... some way. In fact, this is what they do claim: that the market for health insurance in the United States is distorted because insurance is purchased by employers rather than insureds, and employers purchase too much insurance because of the incen- tives offered...
Book Chapter

By Pei-Chia Lan
Published: 13 March 2006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8778-7
.... The majority (thirty-four) were located at Holy Spirit and four were referred to me by their employers. These women then introduced me to their neighbors, relatives, and friends in other social circles. This allowed me to access workers who have no regular days o√ or attend other churches. These...
Published: 08 November 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384236-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8423-6
... wanted ads in a South Asian newspaper, trying to find a domestic worker’s job for an undocumented woman. On one such call, I told an employer who was going to pay $100 a month for a round-the-clock domestic worker that such wages were against the law. She responded with palpable venom and...
Published: 08 September 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376187-139
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7618-7
... U.N.I.A. in Dominica.” We can never forget the day when you were asked by your employer to “Either abandon the U.N.I.A or “Abandon your employment” to see that you abandoned your employment to stick to the U.N.I.A. that caused us to believe the more in you. As a whole we cannot find the words in...