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Understanding work and employment : industrial relations in transition

Author: Peter Ackers; Adrian Wilkinson
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.
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This collection analyses the contribution of industrial relations to social science understanding. It brings together scholars to reconsider the theoretical foundations of industrial relations and  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Ackers; Adrian Wilkinson
ISBN: 0199259038 9780199259038 0199240663 9780199240661
OCLC Number: 51108532
Description: xvi, 366 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : The British industrial relations tradition--formation, breakdown, and salvage / Peter Ackers and Adrian Wilkinson --
Sociology and industrial relations / Ian Roberts --
Economics and industrial relations / Damian Grimshaw and Jill Rubery --
Human resource management and industrial relations / Nick Bacon --
History and industrial relations / Chris Brotherton --
Labour law and industrial relations / Keith Ewing --
Politics and industrial relations / Roderick Martin --
Geography and industrial relations / Andrew Herod, Jamie Peck, and Jane Wills --
Industrial relations in North America / Bruce Kaufman --
Industrial relations in Australia / Russell Lansbury and Grant Michelson --
Industrial relations in continental Europe / Carola Frege --
Consumer capitalism and industrial relations / Marek Korczynski --
Trade unions and industrial relations / Edmund Heery --
Women and industrial relations / Anne-Marie Greene --
Marxism and industrial relations / Gregor Gall --
Post-modernism and industrial relations / John Eldridge --
The future of industrial relations / Paul Edwards.
Other Titles: Understanding work & employment
Responsibility: edited by Peter Ackers, Adrian Wilkinson.
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