Books and reports

September 1988

  1. Publication

    Economic and social effects of multinational enterprises in export processing zones

    13 September 1988

    The research confronts a number of widely held assumptions with the available facts and figures, and points to the possible evolution of export processing zones (EPZs) in the economies of newly industrializing countries. It envisages the emergence of the export processing country and a more open and competitive approach to industrial development.

July 1988

  1. Publication

    The emerging response to child labour (Conditions of work digest 1/88)

    20 July 1988

    Provides an overview of major policy developments, cites the substantive provisions of international labour standards adopted by the ILO and policy resolutions and statements made by other intergovernmental bodies, and describes 90 programmes carried out by international, national and community-based organisations in 20 countries. Includes a directory of institutions carrying out research, information dissemination, advocacy, and action on child workers.

June 1988

  1. Publication

    Canteens and food services in industry: A manual

    28 June 1988

January 1988

  1. Publication

    Maximum weights in load lifting and carrying (OSH 59)

    28 January 1988

  2. Publication

    Women workers in multinational enterprises in developing countries

    22 January 1988

    Information from 30 developing countries is analyzed to provide examples of women workers employed by multinational enterprises operating in the agricultural sector, agribusiness, manufacturing and service sectors. Examines women's age, marital status, skills, occupations, hours of work, wages, and job satisfaction. Comments on related labour legislation and on social implications for the standard of living and family life. Bibliography.

October 1987

  1. Publication

    Wood harvesting with hand tools. An illustrated training manual

    28 October 1987

June 1987

  1. Publication

    Small-scale manufacture of stabilised soil blocks (TM 12)

    16 June 1987

    Technical Memorandum No. 12

  2. Publication

    Economic evaluations of unpaid household work: Africa, Asia, Latin America and Oceania (WWD 14)

    09 June 1987

    Discusses input-based and output-based methodological approaches to economic evaluation of unpaid work. Critically reviews 40 such evaluations.

May 1987

  1. Publication

    Alcohol and drugs. Programmes of assistance for workers (Conditions of work digest 1/87)

    20 May 1987

    Reviews policies and guidelines developed by governments, employers organisations and trade unions, and describes current employee assistance programmes in 15 countries. Lists institutions which can provide information and assistance in setting up such programmes, and includes guidelines for their establishment.

July 1986

  1. Publication

    Solar drying: Practical methods of food preservation

    23 July 1986

    Manual on intermediate technology food preservation techniques like solar drying in rural areas of developing countries - based on ILO sponsored development projects in Sudan, Somalia, and Yemen; discusses solar dryer equipment, food processing techniques, the choice between sun and solar drying, and packaging of fish, vegetables, fruit and grain.