division of labour, international


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  • Division of labour — is the specialisation of cooperative labour in specific, circumscribed tasks and like roles. Historically an increasingly complex division of labour is closely associated with the growth of total output and trade, the rise of capitalism, and of… …   Wikipedia

  • international division of labour — The specialization of particular countries in distinct branches of production, whether this be in certain products, or in selected parts of the production process. The concept suggests that the spread of markets and production processes world… …   Dictionary of sociology

  • New international division of labour — In economics the New International Division of Labour (NIDL) is an outcome of globalization. It is the spatial division of labour which occurs when the process of production is no longer confined to national economies. This has led to a trend of… …   Wikipedia

  • new international division of labour — See international division of labour …   Dictionary of sociology

  • labour — /lay beuhr/, n., v.i., v.t., adj. Chiefly Brit. labor. Usage. See or1. * * * I In economics, the general body of wage earners. In classical economics, labour is one of the three factors of production, along with capital and land. Labour can also… …   Universalium

  • International political economy — (IPE) is an academic discipline within the social sciences that analyzes international relations in combination with political economy. As an interdisciplinary field it draws on many distinct academic schools, most notably political science and… …   Wikipedia

  • international payment and exchange — ▪ economics Introduction international exchange also called  foreign exchange        respectively, any payment made by one country to another and the market in which national currencies are bought and sold by those who require them for such… …   Universalium

  • division — noun 1 dividing sth into separate parts ADJECTIVE ▪ clear, simple ▪ Sometimes there is no simple division between good and evil. ▪ complex ▪ rigid ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • Labour law — concerns the inequality of bargaining power between employers and workers. Labour law (also called labor law or employment law) is the body of laws, administrative rulings, and precedents which address the legal rights of, and restrictions on,… …   Wikipedia

  • International Workers' Day — (a name used interchangeably with May Day ) is a celebration of the social and economic achievements of the international labour movement. May Day commonly sees organized street demonstrations and street marches by millions of working people and… …   Wikipedia

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