International Handbook of Trade Unions

International Handbook of Trade Unions

By: John T. Addison (editor), Claus Schnabel (editor)Hardback

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This handbook is an authoritative reference tool which analyses the forces governing unionism, union behaviour and union impact from a variety of perspectives, both theoretical and empirical. The 14 chapters are written in an accessible style by specialists from the fields of economics and industrial relations. They offer an international perspective on this important subject.

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Determinants of trade union membership, Claus Schnabel; economic models of union behaviour, Robin Naylor; unions, bargaining and strikes, Peter Cramton, Joseph Tracy; unions and productivity, financial performance and investment - internation evidence, David Metcalf; collective bargaining and macroeconomic performnce, Robert J. Flanagan; changes over time in union relative wage effects in the UK and the US revisited, David Blanchflower, Alex Bryson; unions and the wage structure, David Card, Thomas Lemieux, W. Craig Riddell; unions and innovation - a survey of the theory and empirical evidence, Naercio Menezes-Filho, John van Reenen; trade unions as political actors, Wolfgang Streeck, Anke Hassel; unions and unionism around the world, Jelle Visser; recent changes in the industrial relations framework in the UK, John T. Addison, W. Stanley Siebert; Europeanization of collective bargaining, Dieter Sadowski, Oliver Ludewig, Florian Turk; contemporary developments in and challenges to collective bargaining in the United States, John Delany.

Product Details

  • publication date: 29/10/2003
  • ISBN13: 9781840649796
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 576
  • ID: 9781840649796
  • weight: 976
  • ISBN10: 1840649798

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