Precarious Employment in Perspective: Old and New Challenges to Working Conditions in Sweden

Precarious Employment in Perspective: Old and New Challenges to Working Conditions in Sweden

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789052017303
Publisher: P.I.E-Peter Lang S.A., Editions Scientifiques Internationales
Publication date: 11/15/2011
Series: Travail & Societe / Work & Society Series , #70
Pages: 309
Product dimensions: 5.91(w) x 8.66(h) x (d)

About the Author

Annette Thörnquist is a Senior Researcher at the Department of Economic History, Uppsala University. In recent years, she has also worked as a researcher at the Department of Work Science, University of Gothenburg, and at the Institute for Research on Migration, Ethnicity and Society (REMESO), Linköping University.
Åsa-Karin Engstrand is a Research Fellow at the Institute for Research on Migration, Ethnicity and Society (REMESO) and a guest lecturer at the Division of Business Administration, Department of Management and Engineering, Linköping University.

Table of Contents

Contents: Annette Thörnquist/Åsa-Karin Engstrand: Introduction. Precarious Employment in Perspective – Christer Thörnqvist: The Most Powerful Industrial Relations in the World? Pros and Cons of the Swedish Collective Bargaining System in the Light of the Laval Conflict – Anders Kjellberg: Trade Unions and Collective Agreements in a Changing World – Annette Thörnquist: False Self-Employment. A Topical but Old Labour Market Problem – Catharina Calleman: Precarious Employment in Sweden? Care Work and Domestic Work in a Twilight Zone between Public Law and Private Law – Monica Andersson Bäck: Who Cares about the Carer? New Public Management in Sweden - the Case of Health Call Centres – Åsa-Karin Engstrand: Justifying Precarious Employment? The Struggle over Shop Opening Hours – Malin Junestav: Promoting Employment or Employability? The Move from Active Labour Market Policy to Workfare – Paulina de los Reyes: Structural Discrimination and Causalised Work. An Intersectional Approach to (un)Equal Conditions in Swedish Working Life – Ali Osman/Per Andersson: Precarious Accreditation? Inclusion of Immigrants in Precarious Labour Market Positions – Steve Jefferys: How Dark are the Clouds over Sweden? – Annette Thörnquist/Åsa-Karin Engstrand: To Conclude.

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