The SAGE Handbook of Industrial Relations

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Overview

The SAGE Handbook of Industrial Relations provides a systematic, comprehensive survey of the field. The result is a work of unprecedented scope and unparalleled ambition. It offers a compete guide to the central debates, new developments, and emerging themes in the field. It will quickly be recognized as the indispensable reference for teachers, students and researchers. It is relevant to economists, lawyers, sociologists, business and management researchers, and Industrial Relations specialists.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781412911542
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 9/26/2008
  • Pages: 688
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 9.80 (h) x 1.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Field of Industrial Relations - Edmund Heery, Nick Bacon, Paul Blyton and Jack Fiorito
Part One PERSPECTIVES AND APPROACHES
The History of Industrial Relations as a Field of Study - Carola Frege
Industrial Relations and the Social Sciences - Peter Ackers and Adrian Wilkinson
System And Change In Industrial Relations Analysis - Edmund Heery
Values, Ideologies, and Frames of Reference in Industrial Relations - John W Budd and Devasheesh Bhave
The Influence of Product Markets on Industrial Relations - William Brown
Varieties of Capitalism and Industrial Relations - Kerstin Hamann and John Kelly
New Forms of Work and the High Performance Paradigm - Stephen Procter
Changing Traditions in Industrial Relations Research - George Strauss and Keith Whitfield
Part Two THE ACTORS IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS
Trade Union Morphology - Jack Fiorito and Paul Jarley
Trade Union Strategy - Peter Boxall
Employer Organizations - Franz Traxler
Management Strategy and Industrial Relations - Nicolas Bacon
The State in Industrial Relations - Richard Hyman
The Legal Framework of Employment Relations - Simon Deakin and Wanjiru Njoya
The State as Employer - Marick F. Masters, Mr Ray Gibney, Ms Iryna Shevchuk and Tom Zagenczyk
International Actors and International Regulation - Rebecca Gumbrell-Mc Cormick
Works Councils - Jean Jenkins and Paul Blyton
The Evolution of Stakeholder Regimes: Beyond Neo-Corporatism - Charles Heckscher
Part Three INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS PROCESSES
Union Formation - John Godard
The Changing Structure of Collective Bargaining - Robert J. Flanagan
The High Performance Work Systems Literature in Industrial Relations - Ann Frost
Employee Involvement and Direct Participation - Russell D. Lansbury and Nick Wailes
Resolving Conflict - David Lewin
Part Four INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS OUTCOMES
Contingent Work Arrangements - Daniel G. Gallagher
The Theory and Practice of Pay Setting - Alex Bryson and John Forth
Working Time and Work-Life Balance - Paul Blyton
Worker Well-Being - David Guest
Industrial Relations Climate - Ali Dastmalchian
Equality at Work - Barbara Pocock
Conflict at Work - Gregor Gall and Robert Hebdon
Skill Formation - Irena Grugulis
Industrial Relations and Business Performance - John T. Delaney
Labor Market Institutions around the World - Richard B. Freeman

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