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- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 88.95
After many years of indifferent decline, trade union membership is now being revitalized; strategies known as ?union organizing? are being used to recruit and re-energize unions around the globe. This book considers exactly how trade unions are working to do this and provides a much-needed evaluation of these rebuilding strategies. By comparing historical... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95
Several thousand new trade union recognition agreements have been signed since 1997, representing a major development within industrial relations in Britain. This has resulted from the interaction of union organizing efforts and the statutory union recognition provisions of the Employment Relations Act 1999. However for trade unions, recognition alone... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 125.00
This is the first study of the emerging phenomenon of sex workers, asserting that they are entitled to workers' rights. Drawing on examples from Australia, Britain, Canada, Germany, The Netherlands, New Zealand and the USA the book analyzes the contexts for this struggle and the opportunities and challenges facing these unionization projects. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 125.00
After a decade of 'union organizing' in Britain, the time has come to make a thoroughgoing assessment of it. This book evaluates the efficacy of the union organising in terms of union strategies, tactics, styles and resources, and assesses the impact of differing regulatory regimes on union organizing. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 115.00
While 'union organising' has developed over time and in many different environments, it has become apparent that a number of key problems have developed. Evaluating its efficacy in terms of union strategies, tactics, styles and resources, this title outlines a number of strategies for improving these deficiences. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 199.00
Arising out of a symposium at the European Congress of the International Industrial Relations Association in Copenhagen in July 2010, this edition comprises a selection of papers which examine some of the salient developments in Belgium, Britain, Eire, France and Spain, with one paper providing a comparative analysis across Poland, Portugal, Britain,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 110.00
This collection analyses new forms and expressions of conflict at work under capitalism. Using theoretical and empirical approaches, it demonstrates an underlying historical continuity to new forms and expressions of conflict at work and a path dependency by country and culture. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 105.00
One of the major obstacles unions face in building influence in the workplace is the opposition and resistance from those that own those workplaces, namely, the employers. This volume examines the nature of this anti-unionism, and in doing so explains the ways and means by which employers have successfully maintained their right to manage. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 60.00
This insightful Handbook examines how labour unions across the world have experienced and responded to the growth of neo-liberalism. Since the 1970s, the spread of neo-liberalism across the world has radically reconfigured the relationship between unions, employers and the state. The contributors highlight that this is the major cause and effect of... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 135.00
This book analyzes the multiple levels of meaning which people attach to work today, and the role of work in people's lives. By looking at call centres and software development, the book evaluates some of the claims made for the knowledge economy and argues that defining the work-life boundary is a constant problem for many workers more...