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Collective Representation and Participation

Trevor Colling, Paddy Gunnigle, Javier Quintanilla, and Anne Tempel

in American Multinationals in Europe: Managing Employment Relations Across National Borders

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199274635
eISBN:
9780191706530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274635.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter analyses policies on collective representation and participation in the case study companies. It argues that a marked preference for non-union approaches is a significant feature of US ... More


Cartelism and Market Control: The United States in Comparison

Peter A. Swenson

in Capitalists against Markets: The Making of Labor Markets and Welfare States in the United States and Sweden

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195142976
eISBN:
9780199872190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195142977.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter returns to the analysis of twentieth century U.S. to explain the dual nature of its system of labor market governance in which cartelism, a centralized system of multiemployer collective ... More


1870–1914: On the Threshold of Organized Capitalism

Colin Crouch

in Industrial Relations and European State Traditions

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198279747
eISBN:
9780191599019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198279744.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Changes in relations between states, organized employers, and trade unions in western European countries are tracked through a series of 'snapshots’, concentrating on the situation reached around ... More


The Post‐War Years

Colin Crouch

in Industrial Relations and European State Traditions

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198279747
eISBN:
9780191599019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198279744.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Changes in relations between states, organized employers and trade unions in western European countries are tracked through a series of 'snapshots’, concentrating on the situation reached around 1950 ... More


Organized Industrial Relations Between the Wars

Colin Crouch

in Industrial Relations and European State Traditions

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198279747
eISBN:
9780191599019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198279744.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Changes in relations between states, organized employers, and trade unions in western European countries are tracked through a series of 'snapshots’, concentrating on the situation reached around ... More


Legacies and Transformations

Peter A. Swenson

in Capitalists against Markets: The Making of Labor Markets and Welfare States in the United States and Sweden

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195142976
eISBN:
9780199872190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195142977.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Concludes the book with a survey of trends in the areas of collective bargaining and social policy from the 1950s through the 1990s, and examines them in light of earlier analysis, in the U.S. and ... More


Solidarity, Segmentation, and Market Control

Peter A. Swenson

in Capitalists against Markets: The Making of Labor Markets and Welfare States in the United States and Sweden

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195142976
eISBN:
9780199872190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195142977.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter develops an alternative theory about welfare state development, which posits that reformers try to root their legislation in cross‐class alliances intersecting the internally diverse ... More


Disorganized Capitalism?

Colin Crouch

in Industrial Relations and European State Traditions

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198279747
eISBN:
9780191599019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198279744.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Changes in relations between states, organized employers and trade unions in western European countries are tracked through a series of 'snapshots’, concentrating on the situation reached around 1975 ... More


National Wage Determination and European Monetary Union

Colin Crouch

in After the Euro: Shaping Institutions for Governance in the Wake of European Monetary Union

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296393
eISBN:
9780191599002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296398.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

As nation states lose a number of monetary and fiscal policy powers through the introduction of European monetary union, national industrial relations systems may acquire a new importance. Within ... More


Managerial Control: The Origins of American Segmentalism

Peter A. Swenson

in Capitalists against Markets: The Making of Labor Markets and Welfare States in the United States and Sweden

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195142976
eISBN:
9780199872190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195142977.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter begins the historical analysis of welfare state development by tracing the origins of American segmentalism, a pattern of labor market control marked by decentralized industrial ... More


Varieties of Labor Politics in the Developed Democracies

Kathleen Thelen

in Varieties of Capitalism: The Institutional Foundations of Comparative Advantage

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199247752
eISBN:
9780191596346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247757.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Applies the varieties of capitalism framework to labour politics and industrial relations. It surveys recent developments in these areas across several of the advanced democracies, and documents a ... More


Employers Unite: Swedish Solidarism in the Making

Peter A. Swenson

in Capitalists against Markets: The Making of Labor Markets and Welfare States in the United States and Sweden

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195142976
eISBN:
9780199872190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195142977.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter turns to the dramatically different turn of events in early 20th century. Sweden, where highly centralized collective bargaining took hold, largely at the behest of employers, ... More


Egalitarian Employers: Behind Swedish Wage Equality

Peter A. Swenson

in Capitalists against Markets: The Making of Labor Markets and Welfare States in the United States and Sweden

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195142976
eISBN:
9780199872190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195142977.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter wraps up the analysis of solidarism's development through the 1950s with historical evidence showing how employers strongly favored continued wage compression, a fact that thoroughly ... More


Distribution and Collective Bargaining

J. E. M. Thirkell, K. Petkov, and S. A. Vickerstaff

in The Transformation of Labour Relations: Restructuring and Privatization in Eastern Europe and Russia

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289791
eISBN:
9780191684760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289791.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, International Business

This chapter looks at the key areas of distribution and collective bargaining, and the scope for the development of ‘normal’ labour relations and independent collective bargaining between employers ... More


Rational Action, Political Space, and Historical Reality

Colin Crouch

in Industrial Relations and European State Traditions

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198279747
eISBN:
9780191599019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198279744.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Theoretical arguments developed in the previous chapter are related to the concept of political space and the role of the state in Western European experience.


Intra-Industry Differences II: Why Unions Differ

Mari Sako

in Shifting Boundaries of the Firm: Japanese Company - Japanese Labour

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199268160
eISBN:
9780191708534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268160.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter turns to intra-sectoral differences in union strategy and structure, an important aspect of the Strategy-Structure-Institutions (SSI) Framework explained in Chapter 1. The chapter ... More


Bridging the Representation Gap

Brian Towers

in The Representation Gap: Change and Reform in the British and American Workplace

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289463
eISBN:
9780191684715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289463.003.0059
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

Since the New Deal protections affected an increasingly decreasing number of employees and since these measures seemingly appeared to become less effective, various American analysts have referred to ... More


A Theory of Exchange in Industrial Relations Systems

Colin Crouch

in Industrial Relations and European State Traditions

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198279747
eISBN:
9780191599019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198279744.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Starting from a formal rational choice model of the employment relationship, this part goes on to develop a basic typology of forms of industrial relations system: contestation, pluralistic ... More


The Role of Unions in the Twenty-first Century: A Report for the Fondazione Rodolfo Debenedetti

Tito Boeri, Agar Brugiavini, and Lars Calmfors (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246588
eISBN:
9780191596001
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246580.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Current theories of unions are mainly theories of what unions were and did rather than theories of what unions will be and will do. Thus, the purpose of this book is to help make ... More


Concepts and Hypotheses

Franz Traxler, Sabine Blaschke, and Bernhard Kittel

in National Labour Relations in Internationalized Markets: A Comparative Study of Institutions, Change and Performance

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295549
eISBN:
9780191685132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295549.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Political Economy

The main problem in bargaining, the choice between individual and collective exchange, is rooted on the structural asymmetry evident in organizations since actual bargaining involves exchanges even ... More


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