The Dynamics of Labour Market Segmentation - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780127520803, 9780323155892

The Dynamics of Labour Market Segmentation

1st Edition

Editors: Frank Wilkinson
eBook ISBN: 9780323155892
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 8th December 1981
Page Count: 324
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The Dynamics of Labour Market Segmentation is a collection of different papers about the importance of differentiation between groups of workers and the development of employer strategies for controlling the labor process in the market. The book is divided into five parts. Part I discusses the nature of segmentation, duality, the internal labor market, internationalization, and discrimination. Part II tackles the industrial transformation and the evolution of dual labor markets and the paternalism and labor market segmentation theory, and Part III deals with topics such as entrepreneurial strategies of adjustment and internal labor markets; artisan production and economic growth; and outwork and segmented labor markets. Part IV covers the construction of women as second-class workers and the social reproduction and the basic structure of the labor market; Part V explores the labor market segmentation and the business cycle and the relationship between employment and output. The text is recommended for entrepreneurs who wish to understand the labor market as well as social scientists who would like to know the implications of the labor market segmentation not only for the marketplace but also for society as a whole.

Table of Contents

Contents Contributors Preface Acknowledgments Labor Market Segmentation and Economic Orthodoxy Segmentation, Duality and the Internal Labor Market Industrial Concentration, Labor Force Organization and Industrial Relations Industrial Transformation and the Evolution of Dual Labor Markets: The Case of Retail Trade in the United States Paternalism and Labor Market Segmentation Theory Uncertainty, Specialization, Technology and the Organization of Production Entrepreneurial Strategies of Adjustment and Internal Labor Markets Dualism and the French Labor Market: Business Strategy, Non-standard Job Forms and Secondary Jobs Artisan Production and Economic Growth Outwork and Segmented Labor Markets Labor Market Segmentation and the Construction Industry in Italy Aspects of Segmentation in the United Kingdom Building Industry Labor Market Social Reproduction and Non-Competing Groups Politics and the Construction of Women as Second-class Workers Social Reproduction and the Basic Structure of Labor Markets Sex Discrimination and Labor Market Segmentation Occupational Mobility and Short Cycles Sam Rosenberg Segmented Labor Markets and Aggregate Employment Labor Market Segmentation and the Business Cycle Werner Sengenberger Employment Policy in Germany: Analytical Aspects and Empirical Evidence The Relationship Between Employment and Output:Where Does Segmentation Theory Lead Us? Bibliography


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