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Vol.24 no.1, 2000(4)

Title: Successful unionism in a difficult environment. The Papua New Guinea Maritime Workers Industrial Union in the 1990s

Author: Hess, Michael
Subject:  Laor unions|Papua New Guinea
Volume: Vol.24 no.1, 2000
Collation: p. 5-32

Abstract: The purpose of this article, however, has been not so much to analyse PNG’s maritime transport industry as to identify more narrowly the determinants of the success of its union.

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Title: Globalisation and workplace reforms in two regional agri-food industries : Australian meat processing and Fiji's sugar mills

Author: Snell, Darryn
Subject:  Sugarcane industy|Fiji|Planning
 Meat industry and trade|Australia|Planning
Volume: Vol.24 no.1, 2000
Collation: p. 51-76

Abstract: This paper presents two case studies—the Australian beef industry and Fiji’s sugar industry. It compares and contrasts recent reform efforts in the processing sectors (i.e. meat processing and sugar milling) of each of these industries.

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Title: The Tonga Growers Federation Inc. : a case study of a relationship between worker and farmer unions

Author: Hince, Kevin
Subject:  Agricultural laborers|Labor Unions|Tonga
 Tonga Growers Federation Inc
Volume: Vol.24 no.1, 2000
Collation: p. 33-50

Abstract: The formation of the Tonga Growers Federation, examined in this case study, exemplifies two apparent contradictions: a seemingly anomalous juxtaposition of educated elite/intellectuals and small holder squash farmers in the struggle to organise, and an equally paradoxical alliance of labour unions and a farmers’ union.

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Title: Linking economic globalisation and regimes of labour regulation. Trends in the Asia-Pacific region

Author: Prasad, Satendra
Subject:  Globalization
 Labor laws and legislation|Asia
 Labor laws and legislation|New Zealand
Volume: Vol.24 no.1, 2000
Collation: p. 77-98

Abstract: By situating the state regulation of labour at the centre-stage of the economic globalisation debate, this paper throws light on the complex and various ways in which economic globalisation has affected the developmental trajectories of three states in the Asia–Pacific region over the past two decades

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