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Routledge Studies in Employment and Work Relations in Context

Series Editor: Dr Peter Fairbrother, Dr Tony Elger

The aim of the Employment and Work Relations in Context Series is to address questions relating to the evolving patterns and politics of work, employment, management and industrial relations. There is a concern to trace out the ways in which wider policy-making, especially by national governments and transnational corporations, impinges upon specific workplaces, occupations, labour markets, localities and regions. This invites attention to developments at an international level, marking out patterns of globalization, state policy and practices in the context of globalization and the impact of these processes on labour. A particular feature of the series is the consideration of forms of worker and citizen organization and mobilization. The studies address major analytical and policy issues through case study and comparative research.

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11-20 of 34 results in Routledge Studies in Employment and Work Relations in Context
  1. Globalisation, State and Labour

    Edited by Peter Fairbrother, Al Rainnie

    Series: Routledge Studies in Employment and Work Relations in Context

    Globalisation, State and Labour combines a new theoretical approach with comparative analysis – ensuring that it will be of vital interest to anyone concerned with the globalization debate, the future of the state, and organized labour. It shows how although the world is undergoing...

    Published November 16th 2005 by Routledge

  2. Employment Relations in the Health Service

    By Stephen Bach

    Series: Routledge Studies in Employment and Work Relations in Context

    Employment relations within the health sector have undergone radical reform over recent years. This book is an important new study that examines the responses of managers and workers to these different reforms, at both national and local level. Bringing together analyses of both employment...

    Published September 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  3. Work, Locality and the Rhythms of Capital

    By Jamie Gough

    Series: Routledge Studies in Employment and Work Relations in Context

    This theoretical and empirical study examines the relationship between the organisation of work, industrial relations, production spaces and the dynamics of capitalist investment. Jamie Gough explores the connections between labour process change, products, local economy and society, spaces and...

    Published July 16th 2003 by Routledge

  4. Reshaping the North American Automobile Industry

    Restructuring, Corporatism and Union Democracy in Mexico

    By John P. Tuman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Employment and Work Relations in Context

    This work examines the responses of unions and workers to regional integration and restructuring in the automobile industry in North and Central America. The focus is on the automobile industry in Mexico, which, because of its size and importance, is viewed as a strategic sector of the Mexican...

    Published July 2nd 2003 by Routledge

  5. Trade Unions in Renewal

    A Comparative Study

    Edited by Peter Fairbrother, Charlotte Yates

    Series: Routledge Studies in Employment and Work Relations in Context

    This comprehensive survey of continuity and change in trade unions looks at five primarily English-speaking countries: the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the UK. The authors consider the recent re-examination by trade union movements of the basis of union organization and activity in the...

    Published April 9th 2003 by Routledge

  6. Trade Unions and Global Governance

    The Debate on a Social Clause

    By Gerda van Roozendaal

    Series: Routledge Studies in Employment and Work Relations in Context

    As the world economy is liberalized, and national economies become more intertwined, the national decision making of states is also increasingly interdependent, and it has become vital for non-governmental organizations to create an international agenda. This title is an important study of what...

    Published July 31st 2002 by Routledge

  7. Changing Prospects for Trade Unionism

    Edited by Peter Fairbrother, Gerard Griffin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Employment and Work Relations in Context

    First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 5th 2002 by Routledge

  8. Work and Employment in the High Performance Workplace

    Edited by Giles Anthony, Jacques Belanger, Paul-Andre Lapointe, Gregor Murray

    Series: Routledge Studies in Employment and Work Relations in Context

    There is a general consensus that deep-seated changes are reshaping the way production and work are organized, the way employees, employers and their representatives deal with each other, and the way governments seek to shape society. In this work a group of leading scholars take stock of the...

    Published March 20th 2002 by Routledge

  9. Unionization and Union Leadership

    The Road Haulage Industry

    By Paul Smith

    Series: Routledge Studies in Employment and Work Relations in Context

    First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published May 9th 2001 by Routledge

  10. Restructuring in the Service Industries

    Management Reform and Workplace Relations in the UK Service Sector

    By Gavin Poynter

    Series: Routledge Studies in Employment and Work Relations in Context

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 26th 2000 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. The Regulation of Work and Employment in Global Firms
    Edited by Gregor Murray, Gilles Trudeau
    To Be Published February 19th 2015

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