Worker Rights and Labor Standards in Asia’s Four New Tigers

A Comparative Perspective

  • Marvin J. Levine

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Prologue

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Pages 3-14
  3. China

  4. Indonesia

  5. Thailand

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 215-217
    2. Pages 241-253
    3. Pages 269-297
  6. Malaysia

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 437-476

About this book


As China, Indonesia, Thailand, and Malaysia become world economic powers, questions arise regarding the fate of workers in these countries. This book examines the difficult road traveled by human rights movements in these nations when trying to create independent labor organizations free from governmental interference. The in-depth treatment includes:
  • a worker's rights/labor standards model individumental interference
  • comprehensive data tables on many aspects of the labor struggle ally crafted for each of these nations
  • comprehensive data tables on many aspects of the labor struggle
  • China's problems as it moves from complete state economic control to a modified form of capitalism.


Industrial Relations Institution Nation Unions labor market

Authors and affiliations

  • Marvin J. Levine
    • 1
  1. 1.University of MarylandCollege Park

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