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Reforming Asian Labor SystemsEconomic Tensions and Worker Dissent$
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Frederic C. Deyo

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780801450518

Published to Cornell Scholarship Online: August 2016

DOI: 10.7591/cornell/9780801450518.001.0001

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The Reregulatory Face of Labor Reform

The Reregulatory Face of Labor Reform

Institutionalization, Social Compensation, and Developmental Augmentation

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(p.165) Chapter 9 The Reregulatory Face of Labor Reform
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Reforming Asian Labor Systems
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Frederic C. Deyo

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Cornell University Press
DOI:10.7591/cornell/9780801450518.003.0010

This chapter examines the reregulatory face of labor market reform by focusing on social accommodation as it relates to labor markets and social policy. More specifically, it considers how Asian governments have sought to manage the tensions associated with labor market reregulation by redirecting, institutionally consolidating, and socially buffering economic reform. The chapter first explores efforts to enhance the functioning of labor markets and goes on to analyze the contractualization of labor markets and active labor market policies aimed at institutionalizing and enhancing the functioning of flexible labor markets in order to improve competitive efficiencies. It then looks at policies of social protection that are oriented to a concern for economic livelihood and political stability. It also describes the institutionalization of new worker entrepreneurialism by combining labor market policy and social policy. The chapter concludes with an assessment of social reproduction that puts emphasis on education and training.

Keywords:   labor market reform, social accommodation, labor markets, social policy, labor market reregulation, economic reform, social protection, worker entrepreneurialism, labor market policy, social reproduction

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