Edited by Gregor Gall
Providing a thorough overview of the political nature and dynamics of the world of work, labour and employment, this timely Handbook draws together an interdisciplinary range of top contributors to explore the interdependent relationship between politics and labour, work and employment. The Handbook explores the purpose, roles, rights and powers of employers and management, workers and unions, states and governments in the age of globalised neo-liberalism.
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- Handbook of the Politics of Labour, Work and Employment
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- Chapter 1: The politics of labour, work and employment
- Chapter 2: A theoretical framework for labour, work and employment research
- Chapter 3: Pre- and post-capitalist labour, work and employment
- Chapter 4: Labour, work and employment in the age of globalised neo-liberalism
- Chapter 5: The neo-liberal state and the regulation of class relations
- Chapter 6: Different types of societal regulation - coordinated market economy, social democracy, aspiration of worker control
- Chapter 7: The politics and diversity of worker representation: the increasing fluidity and challenge of representation
- Chapter 8: Employers and their representatives: discretion, power, markets and managers in the transformation of twenty-first-century work
- Chapter 9: Juridification in industrial relations
- Chapter 10: The moral economy: flexible employment and layers of disconnection
- Chapter 11: Managing labour and the labour process
- Chapter 12: Who manages the managers?
- Chapter 13: Beyond the workplace: how civil society organisations attempt to exercise regulatory influence over work and employment
- Chapter 14: Types of work and labour
- Chapter 15: Non-standard work and non-standard workers
- Chapter 16: Non-remunerated work
- Chapter 17: Skills and the social value of work
- Chapter 18: The expansion of the labour market and the politics of migration
- Chapter 19: Gender segregation and labour market institutions
- Chapter 20: Labour market, work and employment segregation by race
- Chapter 21: Training and development – whose interests are being served?
- Chapter 22: Kinship and community networks
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Chapter 1: The politics of labour, work and employment
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