Yukongdi, Vimolwan (2008) Trade unions in Thailand: declining strength and influence. In: Benson, John and Zhu, Ying, (eds.) Trade unions in Asia: an economic and sociological analysis. Taylor & Francis (Routledge), London and New York, pp. 216-234. ISBN 978-0-415-41007-6
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This chapter seeks to address the following questions: Howe do trade unions organise themselves? What kinds of activities are trade unions involved in? What are the strategies adopted by trade unions? The chapter begins by tracing the emergence of trade unions within the historical, political, economic and legal context of Thailand. Following this discussion, the types and structure of unions and the activities in which they engage will be examined. The outcomes and effectivenes of trade unions, and their current condition will be explained. The chapter concludes by discussing the challenges and future propects for trade unions in THailand.
|Item Type:||Book Chapter (Commonwealth Reporting Category B)|
|Additional Information:||Permanent restricted access to paper due to publisher copyright restrictions. Print copy held in the USQ Library at call no. 331.88095 Tra.|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Thailand; trade unions; trade unions in Asia|
|Fields of Research (FOR2008):||15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1503 Business and Management > 150306 Industrial Relations|
16 Studies in Human Society > 1699 Other Studies in Human Society > 169903 Studies of Asian Society
15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1503 Business and Management > 150305 Human Resources Management
|Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008):||B Ecomonic Development > 91 Economic Framework > 9104 Management and Productivity > 910401 Industrial Relations|
|Deposited On:||24 Feb 2010 15:58|
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