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Regional resilience and Global Production Networks in China: an open political economy perspective
The article examines regional resilience in China using the case study of the Xiamen regional economy. The open political economy perspective posited builds on three strands; the structural dimensions related to underpinning ...
‘Communities of resistance’ and the use of newspaper discussion boards Polish workers in Japanese foreign investments
This article examines the content of two hundred posts on newspaper discussion boards by workers in a cluster of Japanese foreign investments in Poland. The conclusions are first, that the material experiences of workers ...
(Re)conceptualizing precarity: structure, institutions and agency
Guy Standing’s The Precariat has had a significant impact in stimulating a debate about the changing nature of work across the broad sweep of the global economy. He advances the notion of precarious workers, originally put ...
Scaling the mobility of health workers in an enlarged Europe : An open political-economy perspective
The enlargement of the European Union in 2004 and 2007 and the marketisation of health care are increasing the mobility of workers and driving a scalar transformation of the sector across Europe. Drawing on questionnaires ...
Labour strategies, cross-border solidarity and the mobility of health workers : Evidence from five New Member States
Shortages of health workers in Western Europe have been addressed, in part, by recruitment from New Member States. In addition to concerns regarding social dumping and cohesion, the loss of human capital and subsequent ...
Explaining 'varieties of solidarity': Labour mobility and trade unions in an enlarged Europe
The enlargement of the European Union in 2004 and 2007 simultaneously extended the freedom of movement to workers from new Member States and sharpened existing economic inequalities within the EU. Drawing on the data of ...
Transformation and crisis in Central and Eastern Europe : a combined and uneven development perspective
This article elaborates a theory of combined and uneven development that takes the dimensions of spatiality, labour and institutions seriously. Drawing on this conceptual framework, an account is given of the way the ...
Opportunities and challenges related to cross border mobility and recruitment of the health sector workforce
(European Federation for Public Services Unions, 2012-09)
The study and report “Opportunities and challenges related to cross border mobility and recruitment of the health sector workforce” have been commissioned by EPSU and prepared by the University of Hertfordshire between ...