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Asian Survey. 2019; 594607–629 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.4.607
Published: 01 August 2019
... foreign skilled workers in their host labor markets.9 With the increasing glob- alization of higher education and student mobility, non-Western, non-settler 4. Inchul Kim and Youngmin Kim, SME Productivity and Export Promotion Policies in Korea, in Choi, Lee, and Shin, eds., Beyond the Miracle. 5. I...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 592337–359 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.2.337
Published: 01 April 2019
... and any interpretation opposed to the interests of the state.35 An economic model that combines elements of protectionism, diri- gisme, mobilization, and distribution practices with a consistent rejec- tion of elements of Soviet paternalism, deliberate preservation of cheap labor, and limited...
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Asian Survey. 2017; 572368–394 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2017.57.2.368
Published: 01 April 2017
... Matthew Slaughter, Labor Market Competition and Individual Preferences over Immigration Policy Review of Economics and Statistics 83 (2001): 133 145. GREEN / IMMIGRANT PERCEPTION IN JAPAN 373 immigration.17 For example, using large-scale International Social Survey data, Facchini and Mayda find...
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Asian Survey. 2016; 5661168–1193 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2016.56.6.1168
Published: 01 December 2016
... of the CCP. But post-Mao market-oriented economic reform resulted in the widespread demise of com- munist ideology. It is truly astonishing that after several decades of commu- nist authoritarian rule, the once-assumed notion of a Chinese nation uniting behind and sacrificing for a communist utopia...
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Asian Survey. 2016; 564676–706 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2016.56.4.676
Published: 01 August 2016
... engineers in emerging industries. We note a potential shortfall of skilled talent in the near future. © 2016 by the Regents of the University of California 2016 science and technology policy labor market for scientists and engineers South Korean economy industrial policy innovation education...
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Asian Survey. 2016; 564779–805 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2016.56.4.779
Published: 01 August 2016
... contribution to GDP and employ- ment in Japan, but labor productivity growth in services is generally lower than in manufacturing and markedly lower than that in most developed economies. This is due in part to the fact that Japan s services sector is pro- tected from foreign competition by restrictive...
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Asian Survey. 2016; 56119–33 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2016.56.1.19
Published: 01 February 2016
... possible decline in about 2012 2013. They note that large scale mass incidents have at times occurred and attribute this resurgence to a persistent set of problems that have fueled unrest for 20 years: (1) illegal or improper government confiscation of land from farmers; (2) labor problems, especially...
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Asian Survey. 2014; 544621–650 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2014.54.4.621
Published: 01 August 2014
... proces- sing, many of the dam projects in Southeast Asia financed and undertaken by Chinese state-run firms are intended to generate electricity for export to China s own market. Indeed, China is demonstrating that it has no qualms about building dams in disputed territories, such as Pakistan...
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Asian Survey. 2013; 535854–882 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2013.53.5.854
Published: 01 October 2013
... of the Internet has also facilitated the growth of Internet-based advocacy groups, such as the Inmedia and Left 21. Finally, religious groups such as the Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace and the Hong Kong Women Christian Council are also active in promoting human rights, labor, and women s...
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Asian Survey. 2012; 522395–422 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2012.52.2.395
Published: 01 April 2012
... varnas, and sometimes cut across them with variations across different regions of the country. For details, see Andre Béteille, Caste, Inequalities, and Affirmative Action, International Institute for Labour Studies (Geneva), 2002. 7. Pauline Kolenda, Caste in India since Independence, in Caste...
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Asian Survey. 2011; 514683–712 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2011.51.4.683
Published: 01 August 2011
... or a m or al s ta te . AS5104_06_Ma.indd 699 10/08/11 11:12 AM 700 ASiAN SuRVEY 51:4 in search of cheaper labor and land. Hong Kong began to transform into an international financial center, a logistics center, and an entrepôt feeding off China s phenomenal growth.26 The transformation into a post...
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Asian Survey. 2011; 512379–405 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/AS.2011.51.2.379
Published: 01 March 2011
... capital goods and key industrial intermediate products to Vietnam to exploit cheap labor there, while Vietnam exports finished products to the U.S. and the EU. The U.S. is actually the largest export market of Vietnam. In 2008 and 2009, American bilateral trade defi- cits amounted to $10.11 billion and...
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Asian Survey. 2010; 503615–639 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2010.50.3.615
Published: 01 May 2010
...: security and over- sight, energy self-sufficiency, infrastructure projects, financial hegemony, strategic approaches, and securing resources. A brief analysis follows on the consequences of intervention, focusing on labor abuse, livelihood, and eco- logic disruptions. A conclusion offers summary findings...
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Asian Survey. 2010; 502426–448 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2010.50.2.426
Published: 01 March 2010
... (Copenhagen: NIAS [Nordic Institute of Asian Studies] Press, 2007), explores the concept of a Network Monarchy, which Thaksin allegedly set out to destroy. 5. The PAD is a mixture of urban intellectuals, some of whom participated in the 1992 anti- military demonstrations; civil society groups and labor...
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Asian Survey. 2010; 50189–96 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2010.50.1.89
Published: 01 February 2010
... and hostility to the Korean nation, and sentenced to 12 years of hard labor. In 2009, North Korea not only provoked the U.S. but dared to alienate all of the major powers a change from Pyongyang s usual foreign policy of approaching one country while giving the cold shoulder to another. China was...
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Asian Survey. 2009; 495759–785 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2009.49.5.759
Published: 01 September 2009
... assess the potential impact of new rules of the game in deciding whether to enter or exit the electoral market, while vot- ers face the disappearance of some familiar party labels and the emer- gence of novel choices. As the party system approaches equilibrium, however, more voters should form stable...
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Asian Survey. 2007; 476952–976 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2007.47.6.952
Published: 01 December 2007
... and agency of increasing boundary porosity through economic, social, political, and technological interactions with an interconnected world system. Globalization manifests itself in political econ- omy via local interdependence with the rest of the world s markets in labor, capital, manufactures...
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Asian Survey. 2007; 476977–1001 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2007.47.6.977
Published: 01 December 2007
... ability to export to the world market and its capacity to accu- mulate foreign exchange reserves. For this to happen, the CDS needs an ami- cable international environment and opportunities to capture market niches. Taiwan was able to take advantage of its cheap labor to produce labor-intensive goods at...
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Asian Survey. 2006; 464615–631 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2006.46.4.615
Published: 01 August 2006
... allies. For the classic studies, see Glenn H. Snyder, The Security Dilemma in Alliance Politics, World Politics 36:4 (July 1984), pp. 461 95; Jane M. O. Sharp, Arms Control and Alliance Commitments, Political Science Quarterly 100:4 (Winter 1985/86), pp. 649 67. 28. Rodong Shinmun [Labor Daily...
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Asian Survey. 2006; 462195–214 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2006.46.2.195
Published: 01 April 2006
... shipbuilding. 19 The thrust of the HCI drive was to nurture heavy-chemical industries so they could compete in the world market. The new policy goal inevitably led to a loosening of the vertical division of labor between Korea and Japan as overlapping industrial structures competing in final-products...