Essays about: "labour market segmentation"

Found 5 essays containing the words labour market segmentation.

  1. 1. The unionisation of precarious workers : representations, problematisation and experiences in Swedish blue-collar unions in the construction and hotel-restaurant sectors

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för hälsa, vård och välfärd

    Author : Sophie BANASIAK; [2020]
    Keywords : precarious workers; labour unions; Swedish model; commodification; labour market segmentation; subcontracting; flexibility; fear; organising; community building;

    Abstract : From the Polanyian perspective on the double movement of labour commodification and self-protection of Society, the aim of this study was to examine how unionists perceive and problematise precarious employment and what are their practices for unionising and thereby securing precarious workers. A double case study was conducted in the hotel-restaurant and construction sectors in Sweden with the participation of blue-collar unionists with diverse backgrounds and experiences. READ MORE

  2. 2. Explaining the evolution of income inequality in Germany from 1991-2010

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Adrian Sonder; [2013]
    Keywords : labour market segmentation; human capital; market income; technological change; SBTC; globalization; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the evolution of income inequality in Germany from 1991-2010, by analyzing the literature on labour market theories. It is assumed that human capital, labour market segmentation and globalization are the main long-term determinants of income inequality. READ MORE

  3. 3. What are the effects of the financial crisis on Gender Inequality? - The case of Greece

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Teresa Lindström; [2013]
    Keywords : Greece; inequality; women; financial crisis; employment; poverty; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis has been to ask whether the financial crisis in Greece is having any effects on gender inequality using the two concepts of gender roles and care work as theoretical frameworks. The scope of the study stretches from the beginning of the crisis in 2009, to 2012. READ MORE

  4. 4. Regionalism Chinese Style: Measuring Labor Market Integration in Contemporary China

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Dimitrios Tsangaris; [2012]
    Keywords : China; Divergence; Economic Convergence; Equality; Geography; Growth; Income; Labor Institutions; Labor Market; Poverty; Regionalism; Social Welfare; Wages; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The concept of economic convergence is nowadays both a challenge and an ambitious objective. In this concept one may find equality in growth through a dynamic “catching up” relationship. A gigantic economy such as China came back on the global scene through a miraculous growth trip that occurred during the last thirty years. READ MORE

  5. 5. Utvärdering av nya affärsområden för Luna : en analys av hortikulturindustrin inom EU

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Products

    Author : Mats Norlén; [2012]
    Keywords : idégenereringsprocess; marknadsanalys; hortikulturindustrin; odlingsmedium; försörjningskedja; drivkrafter; idea generation process; market analysis; horticulture industry; growing media; supply chain; driving forces;

    Abstract : Hygien- och pappersföretaget SCA utvecklade under 1980-90-talet Luna, ett absorberande material som främst kom att användas i feminina hygienprodukter. SCA har en ambition att bredda försäljningen till nya marknader och syftet med denna undersökning var att identifiera nya marknadssegment och applikationsområden för affärsområdet Luna, samt utvärdera dessa områdens relativa attraktionskraft. READ MORE