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Labour in global production networks in India / edited by Anne Posthuma, Dev Nathan.

Contributor(s): Posthuma, Anne | Nathan, Dev.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi ; Oxford University Press, 2010Description: xvi, 373 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780198064138 (hb.); 0198064136.Subject(s): Labour market -- India -- Congresses | International business enterprises -- India -- Congresses | Globalization -- Economic aspects -- India -- CongressesDDC classification: 331.1230954 LAB Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction: Scope for Aligning Economic and Social Upgrading within Global Production Networks in India (Anne Posthuma and Dev Nathan); Section I: Conceptual and Governance Issues Related to Economic and Social Upgrading in Global Production Networks; 1. Global Aggregate Demand, Inequality and the Prospects for Decent Work (Dev Nathan); 2. Beyond 'Regulatory Enclaves': Challenges and Opportunities to Promote Decent Work in Global Production Networks (Anne Posthuma); 3. Reach and Depth of Responsible Production: Towards a Research Agenda (Peter Knorringa); Section II: Sectoral Case Studies of Engagement in Global Production Networks by Indian Companies; 4. Global Production Networks and Decent Work in India and China Evidence from the Apparel, Automotive and Information Technology Industries (Gary Gereffi and Esra Guler); 5. Decent Work in Global Production Networks: Challenges for Vulnerable Workers (Stephanie Barrientos, Kanchan Mathur, and Atul Sood); 6. Footloose Capital, Intermediation and the Search for a 'High Road' in Low-Wage Industries (Meenu Tewari); 7. Labour Market Adjustment and Female Workers: Global Production and Expiry of Quotas in India's Textile and Garments Industry (Indira Hirway); 8. Global Value Chains and Small Producers and Workers in the Indian Agribusiness Sector: Governance, Upgrading Opportunities, Policies and Strategies (Sukhpal Singh); 9. Gender, Labour and Global Production Networks: Indigenous Women and NTFP-Based Livelihood (Govind Kelkar, Meenakshi Ahluwalia and Meenakshi Kumar); 10. Upgradation or Flexible Casualisation? Exploring the Dynamics of Global Value Chain Incorporation in the Indian Leather Industry (Sumangala Damodaran); 11. Cost Cutting Pressures and Labour Relations in Tamil Nadu's Automobile Components Supply Chain (T.G. Suresh); 12. Small Producers and Labour Conditions in Auto-parts and Components Industry in North India (Dinesh Awasthi, Sanjay Pal and Jignasu Yagnik); 13. Employment and Work in the Indian Software Outsourcing Industry (Carol Upadhya); 14. Labour Market Patterns and Trends in India's ICT Sector (Balwant Singh Mehta and Sandip Sarkar); 15. Conclusions (Dev Nathan and Anne Posthuma); List of Contributors.
Summary: Contributed articles presented at an international workshop of "Global Production Networks and Decent Work: Recent Experience in India and Global Trends" held at the Institute for Social and Economic Change in Bangalore from 18-20 November, 2007.
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Includes bibliographical references.

Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction: Scope for Aligning Economic and Social Upgrading within Global Production Networks in India (Anne Posthuma and Dev Nathan);
Section I: Conceptual and Governance Issues Related to Economic and Social Upgrading in Global Production Networks;
1. Global Aggregate Demand, Inequality and the Prospects for Decent Work (Dev Nathan);
2. Beyond 'Regulatory Enclaves': Challenges and Opportunities to Promote Decent Work in Global Production Networks (Anne Posthuma);
3. Reach and Depth of Responsible Production: Towards a Research Agenda (Peter Knorringa);
Section II: Sectoral Case Studies of Engagement in Global Production Networks by Indian Companies;
4. Global Production Networks and Decent Work in India and China Evidence from the Apparel, Automotive and Information Technology Industries (Gary Gereffi and Esra Guler);
5. Decent Work in Global Production Networks: Challenges for Vulnerable Workers (Stephanie Barrientos, Kanchan Mathur, and Atul Sood);
6. Footloose Capital, Intermediation and the Search for a 'High Road' in Low-Wage Industries (Meenu Tewari);
7. Labour Market Adjustment and Female Workers: Global Production and Expiry of Quotas in India's Textile and Garments Industry (Indira Hirway);
8. Global Value Chains and Small Producers and Workers in the Indian Agribusiness Sector: Governance, Upgrading Opportunities, Policies and Strategies (Sukhpal Singh);
9. Gender, Labour and Global Production Networks: Indigenous Women and NTFP-Based Livelihood (Govind Kelkar, Meenakshi Ahluwalia and Meenakshi Kumar);
10. Upgradation or Flexible Casualisation? Exploring the Dynamics of Global Value Chain Incorporation in the Indian Leather Industry (Sumangala Damodaran);
11. Cost Cutting Pressures and Labour Relations in Tamil Nadu's Automobile Components Supply Chain (T.G. Suresh);
12. Small Producers and Labour Conditions in Auto-parts and Components Industry in North India (Dinesh Awasthi, Sanjay Pal and Jignasu Yagnik);
13. Employment and Work in the Indian Software Outsourcing Industry (Carol Upadhya);
14. Labour Market Patterns and Trends in India's ICT Sector (Balwant Singh Mehta and Sandip Sarkar);
15. Conclusions (Dev Nathan and Anne Posthuma); List of Contributors.

Contributed articles presented at an international workshop of "Global Production Networks and Decent Work: Recent Experience in India and Global Trends" held at the Institute for Social and Economic Change in Bangalore from 18-20 November, 2007.

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