By Leon Fink
The service provider marine deals an amazing environment for reading the altering regulatory regimes utilized to staff through the us, nice Britain, and, finally, an geared up global group. Fink explores either how political and monetary ends are mirrored in maritime exertions rules and the way brokers of reform--including governments, alternate unions, and international standard-setting authorities--grappled with the issues of making use of land-based, nationwide rules and rules of work self-discipline and administration to the sea-going exertions strength. With the increase of robust geographical regions in an international industry within the 19th century, recruitment and legislation of a mercantile hard work strength emerged as a excessive precedence and as a vexing challenge for Western powers. The background of exploitation, reform, and the evolving overseas governance of sea exertions bargains a compelling precedent in an age of extra common globalization of construction and services.
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Sweatshops at Sea: Merchant Seamen in the World's First Globalized Industry, from 1812 to the Present by Leon Fink