Industry and Society in Europe: Stability and Change in Britain, Germany and France (New edition)
By: Christel Lane (author)Paperback
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This textbook presents a systematic, comparative analysis of recent processes of industrial and social change in these societies and assesses the contribution each country will make to the emerging European social and economic entity. Written in an accessible style, the book covers a wide range of topical themes, including the finance-industry nexus, corporate restructuring, the impact of globalization, the role of small and medium-sized firms, state-industry relations and new developments in work organization and industrial relations.
Theories of industrial organization and change; industrial development in historical perspective; the relations between financial and industrial capital; the restructuring of large firms - towards neo- or post-Fordism?; internationalization or globalization of large firms?; the small business sector - source of economic generation or victim of economic transformation; the transformation of industrial relations; changing patterns of production orgnization - towards neo- or post-Fordism?; industrial change and the state - dis-engagement of re-engagement?
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