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Future of Worker Representation
     

Future of Worker Representation

by G. Healy (Editor), E. Heery (Editor), P. Taylor (Editor), W. Brown (Editor), Phil Taylor (Editor)
 

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A representation gap has appeared in the British workplace as trade unions have declined. This book presents original research material from the ESRC's Future of Work programme to assess current attempts to close the representation gap. Part One examines initiatives to restore the fortunes of the trade union movement through organizing, partnership and the

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A representation gap has appeared in the British workplace as trade unions have declined. This book presents original research material from the ESRC's Future of Work programme to assess current attempts to close the representation gap. Part One examines initiatives to restore the fortunes of the trade union movement through organizing, partnership and the representation of minorities in the workforce. Part Two looks at non-union representation and the role that works councils, voluntary organizations and single-issue campaigns can play in giving British workers a new voice at work.

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'...a valuable and worthwhile book.' - Tony Dundow, The Journal of Industrial Relations

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403917591
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
09/23/2004
Series:
Future of Work Series
Edition description:
2004
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.04(d)

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PETER BAIN Department of Human Resources, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland
HARRIET BRADLEY Department of Sociology, University of Bristol, UK
ANDY DANFORD Bristol Business School, University of the West of England, UK
RICK DELBRIDGE Cardiff Business School, University of Cardiff, Wales
GREGOR GALL Department of Management Organization, University of Stirling, Scotland
KAY GILBERT Department of Human Resources, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland
MARK HALL Warwick Business School, University of Warwick, UK
CLIFF LOCKYER Department of Human Resources, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland
ABIGAIL MARKS Department of Human Resources, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland
NUPUR MUKHERJEE Department of Sociology, University of Bristol, UK
ANNE MUNRO Napier University Business School, Edinburgh, Scotland
HELEN RAINBIRD Manchester School of Management, UMIST, Manchester, UK
MIKE RICHARDSON Bristol Business School, University of the West of England, UK
MELANIE SIMMS Canterbury Business School, University of Kent, UK
PAUL STEWART Bristol Business School, University of the West of England, UK
STEPHANIE TAILBY Bristol Business School, University of the West of England, UK
MIKE TERRY Warwick Business School, University of Warwick, UK
MARTIN UPCHURCH Bristol Business School, University of West of England, UK
JANE WILLS Department of Geography, Queen Mary College, University of London, UK

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