Global Economy/Neo Liberalism
FordistAccumulation: Labor market where employees worked repetitive tasks
on an assembly line
Flexible accumulation: Form of capitalism which corporations developed
more readily changeable forms of production, allowing manufactures to
respond quicker to changing markets and sell their products to more consumer
Outsourcing: Transfer or management of some functions of a corporation to an
outside party through subcontracting.
Liberalism: governments should not regulate economic activity (should operate
freely) shouldn’t impose limitations on manufacturing, restrictions on
commerce, and taxes/duties.
Deregulation: favored by liberals which removes governmental controls over
commercial activities and markets.
Privatization: Supports transfers of governmentally owned enterprises to
the private sector.
Sexual assault in US army
Command Rape- Higher ranking officer demands sex upon penalty of
humiliation or compromised safety of lower ranking soldier.
EU: Mobbing- marginalization, isolation, or persecution of a worker by
one o r more same or upper-level workers; Intends to make employee
resign; considered gender neutral but victims are often women.
LaborActivism: Women working in harsh conditions have no way out;
large scale strikes are becoming more common.
Labor Struggles: Moldovan women who leave home are ridiculed
Asante women seen as making a valuable contribution to children. Pink Collar worker: someone who does “women’s work” (nurse, teacher,
Male supervisors VS female workers:
Women monitored for work quality and appearance; exploited sexually
Gossip focuses on feminization; women are docile +productive
In Japan and South Korea: Social activities revolve around a lot of alcohol
and creates an “in group” among co workers
Refusing to drink= lack of work ethic, disloyal to company
South korea rules forcing subordinates to drink is illegal “violation of human
dignity” health risks=decreased productivity.
Differing viewpoints on the effects of glo