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Learning with Trade Unions: A Contemporary Agenda in Employment Relations

Learning with Trade Unions: A Contemporary Agenda in Employment Relations

1st Edition

Moira Calveley, Steve Shelley
October 19, 2016

This edited collection provides an understanding of the range of learning that is enabled by trade unions, and the agendas around that learning. It comes at an important time as, in the UK, recent years have seen significant new opportunities for unions' involvement in the government's learning and...

The Crisis of Social Democratic Trade Unionism in Western Europe: The Search for Alternatives

The Crisis of Social Democratic Trade Unionism in Western Europe: The Search for Alternatives

1st Edition

Martin Upchurch, Graham Taylor
January 13, 2009

There is a developing crisis of social democratic trade unionism in Western Europe; this volume outlines the crisis and examines the emerging alternatives. The authors define 'social democratic trade unionism' and its associated party-union nexus and explain how this traditional model has been...

Child Labour in South Asia

Child Labour in South Asia

1st Edition

Kishor Sharma, Gamini Herath
June 28, 2007

Child labour is a serious and contentious issue throughout the developing world and it continues to be a problem whose form and very meaning shifts with social, geographical, economic and cultural context. While the debate about child labour practice in developing countries appears to be motivated...

Trade Unions and Workplace Democracy in Africa

Trade Unions and Workplace Democracy in Africa

1st Edition

Gérard Kester
April 28, 2007

Can democracy only survive if it is participatory? Is participatory democracy a prerequisite for sustainable development? Are trade unions the most appropriate body through which such aims can be implemented? These critical questions are tackled in Gérard Kester's book, Trade Unions and Workplace...

Changing Working Life and the Appeal of the Extreme Right

Changing Working Life and the Appeal of the Extreme Right

1st Edition

Jörg Flecker
February 28, 2007

This book investigates the interplay of the recent transformation of working life and the growing appeal of political right-wing populism and extremism in Europe. It explores the individual and collective reactions and the strategies people develop in order to come to terms with socio-economic...

Employment Contracts and Well-Being Among European Workers

Employment Contracts and Well-Being Among European Workers

1st Edition

Nele De Cuyper, Kerstin Isaksson
December 28, 2005

Temporary employment contracts are now commonplace in business. However the move towards such employment structures has a significant, and hitherto little understood impact on 'the psychological contract' between employee and organizations. This book is amongst the first to tackle this problem....

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