International Labour Standards and Institutional Context: The International Labour Organization and Myanmar

Nicole Woolf

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Abstract

The International Labour Organization (ILO) plays a vital role in an emerging regime of global labour governance. This thesis considers the ILO’s influence on the design and governance of labour institutions in a developing country. Using Myanmar as a case study, and relying on documents and interview data, it analyses the ILO’s impact over two distinct time periods. Through a neo-institutionalist lens, this study shows the extent to which the ILO influences the design and governance of labour institutions in a developing country is related to shifting opportunity structures and ‘institutional logics’ shaping its practices and strategies.
Original languageEnglish
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
Awarding Institution
  • The University of Western Australia
Thesis sponsors
Award date11 Jun 2020
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Publication statusUnpublished - 2020

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