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World Policy Journal (1 June 2013) 30 (2): 1–2.
Published: 01 June 2013
... future. As an epidemic of joblessness sweeps the West and violent labor unrest courses through many developing nations, this is the moment to explore the nexus of labor, society, and government and determine how to liberate workers from insecure or unsafe work. For our Summer issue, we open, as usual...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2013) 30 (2): 26–27.
Published: 01 June 2013
... © World Policy Institute 2013 2013 World Policy Institute Demographics show the way labor forces develop and place burdens on workers that dramatically affect a country’s quality of life. Using population pyramids, World Policy Journal has highlighted how demographics can govern the...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2013) 30 (3): 88–97.
Published: 01 September 2013
... referred to as the “demographic dividend,” which, when combined with a low cost of living and high population density, yields very low labor costs. This youth bulge has been the most significant driver of business to Bangladesh’s ready-made garment sector—the largest and fastest growing manufacturing...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2014) 31 (1): 81–88.
Published: 01 March 2014
... 31 Israeli settlements in the Jordan Valley, including Argaman, the settlement nearest Zbeidat. the child labor issue encompasses a host of other problems—poverty, unemployment, and a poor school system. Many of the men and boys in this West Bank village—including some children as young...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2017) 34 (3): 16–20.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Rhacel Salazar Parreñas In homes across Asia, the Middle East, and the United States, female migrant laborers are doing the difficult work of child and elder care. But these women often leave behind children of their own in countries such as Indonesia and the Philippines. Rhacel Salazar Parreñas, a...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2017) 34 (1): 119–123.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Stephanie A. Limoncelli Labor trafficking plagues international supply chains. A few countries require companies to disclose the measures they've taken to address the exploitation of workers, but when it comes to enforcing compliance, legislation often falls short. Sociologist Stephanie Limoncelli...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2016) 33 (4): 16–17.
Published: 01 December 2016
... World Policy Journal examines East African gender data in politics, education, and labor. Copyright © 2016 World Policy Institute 2016 gender politics education labor ANATOMY GENDER DISPARITIES IN EAST AFRICA World Policy Journal examines gender data in politics, education...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2016) 33 (4): 5–9.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Too often the perspectives of sex workers are left out of policy conversations. World Policy Journal asked experts around the globe what sex workers need to better control their working conditions. Copyright © 2016 World Policy Institute 2016 sex work labor labor policy Compiled...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2017) 34 (3): 106.
Published: 01 September 2017
... World Policy Journal examines six countries to see how the burden of child care, household chores, and other unpaid work falls disproportionately on women. Copyright © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017 women gender labor child care ...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2017) 34 (2): 43–54.
Published: 01 June 2017
... any moral calculus. Copyright © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017 Singapore prison rehabilitation re-entry programs labor SINGAPORE CORPORATION OF REHABILITATIVE ENTERPRISES (SCORE) While doing online research in 2013, I ran across a Singaporean ad on YouTube. In it, a young...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2017) 34 (3): 1–2.
Published: 01 September 2017
... family terror economy labor Japan children OBERHOLSTER VENITA Those who bemoan the decline of “family values” often cast domestic relations as immutable, even God-given. They portray the home as cleaved from the affairs of the state. But as far back as Plato’s Republic , political...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2017) 34 (3): 26–27.
Published: 01 September 2017
... labor ...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2003) 20 (2): 29–36.
Published: 01 June 2003
... U.S. labor and labor market, and signing more free trade environmental regulations. But that callous agreements— on the defensive, which in remark about Mexicans not making any­ turn has helped create an environment in thing and therefore not buying anything which he must burnish his...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2013) 30 (2): 7–11.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Raymond Torres Raymond Torres is the director of the International Institute for Labor Studies of the International Labor Organization (ILO). © World Policy Institute 2013 2013 World Policy Institute European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso Photo: Jock Fistick...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2005) 21 (4): 19–28.
Published: 01 December 2005
.... business and one vote, and the final version was approved labor, the reality is that Central Americans by a vote of 215-212. Opposition was espe­ have much more at stake than their north­ cially entrenched among House Democrats, ern neighbor. Their goal, after all, is to es­ with only 10 percent...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2003) 20 (3): 45–51.
Published: 01 September 2003
... latter, it has developed mecha­ have been working to influence votes re­ nisms that support labor interests, including garding the integration projects of their development funds, legally binding social respective regions. However, the parallel standards, and a place at the table in deci­ ends...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2011) 28 (1): 41–51.
Published: 01 March 2011
... headed back down below 5 percent. In stark contrast to its economic peers elsewhere in the world, Australia was faced with an emerging shortage of skilled labor, owing to the biggest mining boom in the country's history. The nation's currency reflected its economic vigor, reaching parity with the U.S...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2013) 30 (2): 39–45.
Published: 01 June 2013
... © World Policy Institute 2013 2013 World Policy Institute Jeff Danziger Twenty-seven years ago, at the age of 11, Nazma Akter entered a Bangladeshi garment factory for the first time, laboring beside her mother. Seven years later, frustrated by the deep politicization of the...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2016) 33 (4): 35–38.
Published: 01 December 2016
... dependent on sugar; we were a monocrop economy. In the 1980s, we started diversifying the economy. Of course, with free education starting in 1976, we had a literate work force, so we started with rudimentary textile and low-skill labor. Then, in the 1990s, we diversified into the financial sector, because...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2012) 29 (1): 72–81.
Published: 01 March 2012
... by the government’s Bureau of Labor Statistics and in capitals around the world. Most seem to have little correlation with the realities on the street. Yet, governments, businesses, and individuals still use these yardsticks in their decision-making worldwide, and minor revisions in the data can have...