• Ganga to Mekong: a cultural voyage through textiles 

      Pearson, Natali
      Published 2018-01-01
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    • The Global Union Federations and Temporary Labour Migration in Malaysia 

      Ford, Michele
      Published 2013-01-01
      Since the mid-2000s, the Global Union Federations have played a pivotal role in the reshaping of Malaysian trade unions’ attitudes towards temporary migrant workers, providing the conceptual tools and material resources – ...
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    • The Global Union Federations in International Industrial Relations: A Critical Review 

      Ford, Michele; Gillan, Michael
      Published 2015-01-01
      In recent decades, trade unions have been challenged to attempt to develop new forms of representation, action and institutional engagement in response to the increasingly transnational character of production and service ...
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    • The Go-Jek Effect 

      Ford, Michele; Honan, Vivian
      Published 2017-01-01
      Worldwide, debate is raging over the growth of app-based transport services as companies like Uber transform the way transport is provided and how consumers access it (Isaac 2014; Aloisi 2015). Often referred to as ...
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    • The illegal as mundane 

      Ford, Michele; Lyons, Lenore
      Published 2019-10-28
      Ways of studying illegal behaviour are important in the context of Indonesia, a country well known for its failure to deal adequately with the corruption that permeates every level of society. They are perhaps even more ...
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    • In Search of a Living Wage in Southeast Asia 

      Ford, Michele; Gillan, Michael
      Published 2017-01-01
      Purpose – Debates over the definition, processes and outcomes of minimum and “living” wages are heated and often politically contentious in garment-producing countries. Internationally, there have been various initiatives ...
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    • Indonesia as an Archipelago: Managing Islands, Managing the Seas 

      Cribb, Robert; Ford, Michele
      Published 2009-01-01
      Indonesia is the world's largest archipelagic state. By the latest official count, the archipelago consists of 18,108 islands, which lie scattered between the mountainous island of Breueh in the west and tiny Sibir Island ...
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    • Indonesian labour since Suharto: Perspectives from the region 

      Ford, Michele; Mizuno, Kosuke
      Published 2008-01-01
      Since the mid 1980s, Indonesian labour has gone through a turbulent period of restructuring and reformation, as the industrial relations landscape was transformed, firstly by the government’s export-oriented industrialisation ...
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    • Indonesian Women as Export Commodity: Notes from Tanjung Pinang 

      Ford, Michele
      Published 2001-01-01
      In Indonesia, the plight of TKW (Tenaga Kerja Wanita - the common term for women migrant workers) has been a subject of public controversy for decades. Academic accounts of the conditions of Indonesian migrant domestic ...
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    • Institutions and Collective Action in Divided Labour Movements: Evidence from Indonesia 

      Caraway, Teri; Ford, Michele
      Published 2017-01-01
      Under what conditions do trade unions in divided labour movements cooperate? Does cooperation in one domain increase the likelihood of cooperation in the other? Do institutions facilitate or discourage cooperation? We ...
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    • The International Labour Organization as a Development Actor in Southeast Asia 

      Ford, Michele; Gillan, Michael; Thein, Htwe Htwe
      Published 2018-01-01
      Typically, the International Labour Organization (ILO) is discussed in narrow terms with specific reference to its role in setting labor standards and the success or otherwise of its attempts to convince governments and ...
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    • International Networks and Human Rights in Indonesia 

      Ford, Michele
      Published 2011-01-01
      Following Risse and Sikkink, I privilege the point of interaction between local and international campaigns for better access to human rights in my analysis of the socialisation of human rights norms and the establishment ...
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    • Introduction: Men and Masculinities in Southeast Asia 

      Ford, Michele; Lyons, Lenore
      Published 2012-01-01
      Men and masculinities are the subject of burgeoning scholarly interest, much of it driven by a desire to render masculinities visible. Masculinities scholars argue that men as men have rarely been treated as the subjects ...
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    • Introduction: Thinking about Indonesian Women and Work 

      Ford, Michele; Parker, Lyn
      Published 2008-01-01
      Women and Work in Indonesia is an edited collection of papers that aims to examine the meaning of work for women in contemporary Indonesia. The chapters interrogate some of the formerly clear-cut divisions that even the ...
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    • Investing in Care Key to Boosting Economic Growth 

      Hill, Elizabeth; Baird, Marian; Ford, Michele
      Published 2019-01-01
      The need to increase women’s labour market participation and economic security is on the ‘to do’ list of most governments and major global institutions. Global consulting firm McKinsey calculates that global GDP would ...
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    • It’s about Bang for Your Buck, Bro: Singaporean Men’s Online Conversations about Sex in Batam, Indonesia 

      Williams, Sophie; Lyons, Lenore; Ford, Michele
      Published 2008-01-01
      Studies of sexuality and the Internet have focused on how the web provides individuals with opportunities to perform new sexual acts and establish new sexual communities, thus challenging heteronormative models of sexuality. ...
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    • Labor Migration, Trafficking and Border Controls 

      Ford, Michele; Lenore, Lyons
      Published 2012-01-01
      The increasing securitization of borders can make the process of border crossing more onerous and expensive for all individuals who seek to cross the border. As a result, borderlanders involved in routinized border crossings ...
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    • Labour Migration and Human Trafficking: An Introduction 

      Ford, Michele; Lyons, Lenore; van Schendel, Willem
      Published 2012-01-01
      Anti-trafficking initiatives grew exponentially since the United Nations passed the UN Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children (hereafter the UN Trafficking Protocol) ...
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    • Labour NGOs: An Alternative Form of Labour Organizing in Indonesia, 1991-1998 

      Ford, Michele
      Published 2006-01-01
      Although Indonesia's labour non-government organizations (NGOs) are in many ways unique, they are in fact part of a global surge in non-traditional labour activism, in which international and indigenous labour NGOs have ...
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    • Learning by Doing: Trade Unions and Electoral Politics in Batam, Indonesia, 2004-2009 

      Ford, Michele
      Published 2014-01-01
      Academic studies of local politics in post-Suharto Indonesia focus on the emergence of coalitions between parties and candidates, arguing that the entrenched and dominant role of political elites has effectively excluded ...
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