definitions of thesaurus terminology
definitions of terms used in thesaurus entries
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Thesaurus: 1501 entries.
DEREGULATED CAPITAL FLOWS (Search for related entries in the library)
Scope Note: The movement of money across political borders under policies that eliminate government control over such movements.
DEREGULATION (Search for related entries in the library)
Scope Note: Removal of regulations considered obstacles to forms of action or outcome. While it is associated with privatization and the push for more flexible labour law, some note the increase in certain types of regulation with privatization.
Scope Note: A call for women and members of other equity-seeking groups to be fairly represented in all arenas of trade unions in response to segregation and exclusion from positions with more authority and power.
Scope Note: Affirmative action intervention by unions to increase the participation of marginalized groups on leadership bodies. Seats have been designated (or added) for women and members of other equity-seeking groups on leadership bodies.
DESKILLING (Search for related entries in the library)
Scope Note: The process by which skilled workers are replaced by semi-skilled, multi-skilled or unskilled workers, technologies, or some combination of these, undermining power of employees and contributing to the deterioration of the quality of work.
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