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  1. Recession at Work

    HRM in the Irish Crisis

    By Bill Roche, Paul Teague, Anne Coughlan, Majella Fahy

    Series: Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

    How has the recession affected the conduct of human resource management? How have HR departments and managers fared? Have leading firms taken measures to sustain and revive their businesses through innovative HR measures? How have union representation and influence been affected? Is the recession...

    Published March 27th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Renewing International Labour Studies

    Edited by Marcus Taylor

    Series: ThirdWorlds

    This volume seeks to re-energise the paradigm of the New International Labour Studies by detailing how struggles over the construction, reproduction, utilisation and restructuring of labour forces are the contested social foundations upon which the global economy stands. Through a combination of...

    Published March 11th 2013 by Routledge

  3. China's Changing Workplace

    Dynamism, diversity and disparity

    Edited by Peter Sheldon, Sunghoon Kim, Yiqiong Li, Malcolm Warner

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book explores the diversity and dynamism of China’s workplaces and of the wider labour market experiences of its workforce. Drawing on the authors’ extensive recent research, it considers a diverse range of issues and types of workplaces. These changes include: the continuing spread of...

    Published March 5th 2013 by Routledge

  4. On Being At Work

    The Social Construction of the Employee

    By Nancy Harding

    Series: Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

    Inspired by the work of the philosopher Judith Butler, influenced by Marx’s theory of alienation and intrigued by theories of death, this book develops an anti-methodological approach to studying working lives. Distinctions are drawn between labour (the tasks we do in our jobs) and work (...

    Published March 4th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Transnational Trade Unionism

    Building Union Power

    Edited by Peter Fairbrother, Christian Lévesque, Marc-Antonin Hennebert

    Series: Routledge Studies in Employment and Work Relations in Context

    Transnational trade union action has expanded significantly over the last few decades and has taken a variety of shapes and trajectories. This book is concerned with understanding the spatial extension of trade union action, and in particular the development of new forms of collective mobilization,...

    Published March 1st 2013 by Routledge

  6. Modern Labour Economics

    By Peter Sloane, Paul Latreille, Nigel O'Leary

    Labour economics as a discipline has changed dramatically in recent years. Gone are the days of a "job for life". These days, firms and employees are part of a less regulated, more fluid, and more international labour market. Knowledge, training, human resource development and human capital are all...

    Published February 18th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Minimum Wages, Pay Equity, and Comparative Industrial Relations

    By Damian Grimshaw

    Series: Routledge Research in Employment Relations

    With growing concern about the conditions facing low wage workers and new challenges to traditional forms of labor market protection, this book offers a timely analysis of the purpose and effectiveness of minimum wages in different European countries. Building on original industry case studies, the...

    Published February 15th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Gender and Leadership in Unions

    By Gill Kirton, Geraldine Healy

    Series: Routledge Research in Employment Relations

    Reflecting the increased attention to gender and women in the field of employment relations, there is now a growing international literature on women and trade unions. The interest in women as trade unionists arises partly from the fact that women comprise 40 percent of trade union membership in...

    Published December 7th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Organizations and Working Time Standards

    A Comparison of Negotiations in Europe

    By Jens Thoemmes

    Series: Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

    Collective bargaining between employers and trade unions has profoundly changed working conditions in companies around the globe. But why do we start work at the age of 10, 16, 18 or 24? Why do we work 6, 8, 10 or more hours a day? These questions are becoming increasingly pertinent as working...

    Published November 28th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Branding in Governance and Public Management

    By Jasper Eshuis, E.H. Klijn

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

    Politicians and public managers utilize branding to communicate with the public as well as to position themselves within the ever-present media now so central to political and administrative life. They must further contend with stakeholders holding contradictory opinions about the nature of a...

    Published November 13th 2012 by Routledge