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Labor and politics in Panama

Sharon Phillipps Collazos

Labor and politics in Panama

the Torrijos years

by Sharon Phillipps Collazos

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Published by Westview Press in Boulder .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Panama
    • Subjects:
    • Labor policy -- Panama -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Labor laws and legislation -- Panama -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Panama -- Politics and government -- 1946-1981.,
    • Panama -- Politics and government -- 1981-,
    • Panama -- Economic conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [183]-189) and index.

      StatementSharon Phillips Collazos.
      SeriesWestview special studies on Latin America and the Caribbean
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD8173.5 .P47 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 196 p. :
      Number of Pages196
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1863837M
      ISBN 100813381150
      LC Control Number90021689

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From inside the book. Labor and politics in Panama: the Torrijos years Westview special studies on Latin America and the Caribbean century Business & Economics / General Business & Economics / Labor Economic conditions History Labor laws and legislation Labor laws and legislation/ Panama/ History/ 20th century Labor policy Labor policy.

When you read a book in your field and find that the author has chosen to ignore your various contributions, the effect is galling. It is all the more galling when the book in question is excellent; and Sharon Phillips Collazos has written an excellent book indeed on labor policy during the Torrijos by: 2.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm. Contents: The private sector and traditional political; the Torrijos regime; labour relations in Panama; the Labour Code; the aftermath of the Code; from modification to accommodation; costs and benefits of the Labour Code; implications and legacy of the Torrijos regime; the.

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