Labour Market Segmentation


Labour Market Segmentation

Dictionary of sociology. 2013.

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  • labour-market segmentation — In essence, neo classical economic theory sees a market for labour, with buyers and sellers in open competition with each other, which functions in broadly the same way as other markets. There are differences of course. It is recognized that… …   Dictionary of sociology

  • labour-market — In a labour market, human effort (or labour power) is made into a commodity, which is bought and sold under terms which in law are deemed to constitute a contract. The purchase and sale of formally free labour developed extensively with… …   Dictionary of sociology

  • dual labour-market — See labour market ; labour market segmentation …   Dictionary of sociology

  • external labour-market — See labour market ; labour market segmentation …   Dictionary of sociology

  • internal labour-market — See labour market ; labour market segmentation …   Dictionary of sociology

  • local labour-market — See labour market segmentation …   Dictionary of sociology

  • split labour-market — See labour market segmentation …   Dictionary of sociology

  • labour relations — Labour relations, or industrial relations as it is known in Britain, is the interdisciplinary and somewhat diffuse study of the institutions and rule fixing processes of the labour market . Its core subject matter has always been collective… …   Dictionary of sociology

  • division of labour — One of the oldest concepts in the social sciences. It denotes any stable organization, co ordinating individuals, or groups carrying out different, but integrated activities. Its first and most celebrated use was in classical political economy ,… …   Dictionary of sociology

  • 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


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