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The field of employment and industrial relations is undergoing dramatic changes in the developed world; whilst developing economies are also experiencing their own shifts in practice and policy.

The chapters in this collection provide detailed and up-to-date analyses of industrial relations developments in four contrasting economies: Australia, the United Kingdom, China and Vietnam. Readers are invited to make a comparative study of these very different regions and regimes.

Chapters are contributed by leading authorities in employment and industrial relations and make the complex detail of new industrial relations laws easy to understand.

This book is designed for students and scholars of employment and industrial relations, and provides an excellent reference for practitioners and students of labour economics and international and comparative human resource management.

Recent Industrial Relations Developments in China and Viet Nam: The Transformation of Industrial Relations in East Asian Transition Economies1
Recent industrial relations developments in China and Viet Nam: The transformation of industrial relations in East Asian transition economies
Chang-HeeLee, ILO, Thailand

During the last decade, the industrial relations landscape in East Asia has experienced significant changes. The economic crisis in the late 1990s in Indonesia, Korea and Thailand (to a lesser extent, Malaysia and the Philippines), and the decade-long economic stagnation in Japan have altered the political economy of employment relations, bringing inevitable changes to labour markets and therefore industrial relations dynamism. However, most dramatic changes have taken place in the transition economies of East Asia, namely China, Viet Nam, Cambodia, Lao PDR and Mongolia. This article ...

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