Building Just Societies in the 21st Century
Edited by Janine Berg
Labour market institutions, including collective bargaining, the regulation of employment contracts and social protection policies, are instrumental for improving the well-being of workers, their families and society. In many countries, these institutions have been eroded, whilst in other countries they do not exist at all.
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- Labour Markets, Institutions and Inequality Building Just Societies in the 21st Century
- Chapter 1: Labour market institutions: the building blocks of just societies
- Chapter 2: Economic development and inequality: revisiting the Kuznets curve
- Chapter 3: Renewing the full employment compact: issues, evidence and policy implications
- Chapter 4: Unions and collective bargaining
- Chapter 5: Minimum wages and inequality
- Chapter 6: Temporary contracts and wage inequality
- Chapter 7: The ‘deconstruction’ of part-time work
- Chapter 8: Redistribution policies
- Chapter 9: Pensions and other social security income transfers
- Chapter 10: Income support for the unemployed and the poor
- Chapter 11: Public social services and income inequality
- Chapter 12: Labour market institutions and gender equality
- Chapter 13: Inequalities and the impact of labour market institutions on migrant workers
- Chapter 14: Labour market inequality between youth and adults: a special case?
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