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  1. 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 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 February 28th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 17th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 14th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 6th 2012 by Routledge

  6. 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 27th 2012 by Routledge

  7. 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 12th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Gendering and Diversifying Trade Union Leadership

    Edited by Sue Ledwith, Lise Lotte Hansen

    Series: Routledge Research in Employment Relations

    Examining the experiences of leadership among trade unionists in a range of unions and labor movements around the world, this volume addresses perspectives of women and men from a range of identities such as race/ethnicity, sexuality, and age. It analyses existing models of leadership in various...

    Published November 1st 2012 by Routledge

  9. Working in the Global Economy

    How to Develop and Manage Your Career Across Borders

    By Roblyn Simeon

    It is clear that although the human resource management field has been drastically affected by global competition over the last twenty years, most of the research and publications in the field are geared to providing corporations with an understanding of their business environment. This book takes...

    Published October 11th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Partnership and Modernisation in Employment Relations

    Edited by Miguel Martinez Lucio, Mark Stuart

    Series: Routledge Research in Employment Relations

    This collection examines the significance of partnership-based approaches to the modernization of employment relations. Drawing from the work of leading researchers the contemporary interest in partnership is situated within an historical, political and practical context. Particular attention is...

    Published September 11th 2012 by Routledge