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The Political Economy of Managed Migration: Nonstate Actors, Europeanization, and the Politics of Designing Migration Policies

Georg Menz

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199533886
eISBN:
9780191714771
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533886.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

European governments have rediscovered labor migration, but are eager to be perceived as controlling unsolicited forms of migration, especially through asylum and family reunion. The emerging ... More


Industrial Relations and European State Traditions

Colin Crouch

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198279747
eISBN:
9780191599019
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198279744.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

For more than a century of development, the industrial relations systems of Western European countries grew in very diverse and changing ways. The forms they adopted can be mapped against a set of ... 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


Political Institutions and the Origins of Collective Skill Formation Systems

Cathie Jo Martin

in The Political Economy of Collective Skill Formation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599431
eISBN:
9780191731518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599431.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter investigates the emergence of divergent collective vocational training systems in the early twentieth century and identifies how political structures mediated changing demands for skills ... More


Working with Employers to Improve “Disability Confidence”: The Business Disability Forum

Megan Galeucia

in Disability and Equity at Work

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199981212
eISBN:
9780199358007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199981212.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The Business Forum on Disability is an organization located in London that offers a unique model of promoting more equitable employment for persons with disabilities through services provided through ... More


Social Solidarity in Scandinavia after the Fall of Finance Capitalism

Cathie Jo Martin

in The Consequences of the Global Financial Crisis: The Rhetoric of Reform and Regulation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199641987
eISBN:
9780191741586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641987.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

The global meltdown prompted minimal challenges to the welfare state and governmental controls in Scandinavia, even while spurring a resurgence of enthusiasm for the touchstones of neoliberal thought ... More


Managing labour

Roderick Martin

in Constructing Capitalisms: Transforming Business Systems in Central and Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199657667
eISBN:
9780191751622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657667.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, International Business

Socialist control mechanisms over labour perished with the dissolution of party-state structures embedded in national and enterprise institutions. Post-socialist means of controlling labour comprised ... More


Labour Markets and their Regulation: Industrial Relations and the Organization of Business and Labour

Georg Menz

in Comparative Political Economy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199579983
eISBN:
9780191846779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199579983.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This first empirical chapter provides an in-depth analysis of changes to the models of industrial relations in six countries, considering general patterns of change, their sources, and their precise ... More


Diverging Paths: The Impact of the Two World Wars on Welfare State Development in Belgium and the Netherlands

Dirk Luyten

in Warfare and Welfare: Military Conflict and Welfare State Development in Western Countries

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198779599
eISBN:
9780191824647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779599.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

For the Netherlands and Belgium in the twentieth century, occupation is a key concept to understand the impact of the war on welfare state development. The occupation shifted the balance of power ... More


The debate about public service occupational pension reform

Brunsdon Edward and May Margaret

in Social Policy Review 23: Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, 2011

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428301
eISBN:
9781447303503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428301.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter examines the arguments for and against the reform of public service occupational pension schemes. It notes that various journalist, politicians and employer's organisations have been ... More


Employers and Migrant Legality: Liberalization of Service Provision, Transnational Posting, and the Bifurcation of the European Labour Market

Georg Menz

in Migrants at Work: Immigration and Vulnerability in Labour Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198714101
eISBN:
9780191782657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714101.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Employment Law

This chapter examines the political economy of employers’ advocacy of their ‘need’ for migrant workers, focusing on posted workers and temporary labour migration to the UK and Germany. Posted workers ... More


Policy analysis and political party think tanks

Arco Timmermans, Edwin van Rooyen, and Gerrit Voerman

in Policy analysis in the Netherlands

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447313335
eISBN:
9781447313359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447313335.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Industrial relations in the Netherlands are characterized by the rather harmonious collaboration of employers’ organizations, trade unions and the government. Various institutions have evolved that ... More


Industry and Commerce

Brian Harrison

in Seeking a Role: The United Kingdom 1951-1970

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199605132
eISBN:
9780191804618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199605132.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Second World War had the strongest impact on the UK's economy. In the aftermath of a divisive ‘national’ government, considerations of sheer national survival had in the early 1940s dictated ... More


Strong Ties between Independent Organizations: Unions and Political Parties in Switzerland

Roland Erne and Sebastian Schief

in Left-of-Centre Parties and Trade Unions in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198790471
eISBN:
9780191831751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790471.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Although Swiss unions are notionally independent from political parties, this chapter distinguishes three currents within the Swiss labour movement: a left-wing current around the Swiss Trade Union ... More


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