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Managing Employment Change: The New Realities of Work

Huw Beynon, Damian Grimshaw, Jill Rubery, and Kevin Ward

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199248698
eISBN:
9780191697760
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248698.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

This book looks at how large organizations have managed and adapted to changing conditions of employment shaped by the recent economic and political environment. Additional data are presented based ... More


The Structure and Evolution of Employment in Egypt: 1998–2012

Ragui Assaad and Caroline Krafft

in The Egyptian Labor Market in an Era of Revolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198737254
eISBN:
9780191800733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737254.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter conducts a detailed analysis of the evolution of the employment situation in Egypt over the period from 1998 to 2012, paying special attention to the impact of the economic crisis ... More


Globalisation and Trade Union Strategy: Evidence from the International Civil Aviation Industry

Paul Blyton, Miguel Martínez Lucio, John McGurk, and Peter Turnbull (eds)

in Labour and Globalisation: Results and Prospects

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238171
eISBN:
9781846313431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238171.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines emerging trade union strategies within the international civil aviation industry. It analyses the process of globalisation in the international civil aviation industry, and ... More


Labour Markets, Solidarity, and Precarious Work: Comparing Local Unions’ Responses to Management Flexibility Strategies in the German and Belgian Metalworking and Chemical Industries

Valeria Pulignano and Nadja Doerflinger

in Reconstructing Solidarity: Labour Unions, Precarious Work, and the Politics of Institutional Change in Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198791843
eISBN:
9780191834110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791843.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter examines the processes and the conditions explaining union success in fighting precarious work, based on a comparative study of multinational subsidiaries in the metal and chemical ... More


Brothel operators' and support agencies' experiences of decriminalisation

Elaine Mossman

in Taking the crime out of sex work: New Zealand sex workers' fight for decriminalisation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423344
eISBN:
9781447303664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423344.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter is based on the Victoria University of Wellington research project that was commissioned by the Ministry of Justice. The research was commissioned to assist the Prostitution Law Review ... More


Working parenthood in a social services context: a UK case

Julia Brannen

in Work, families and organisations in transition: European perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422200
eISBN:
9781447304326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422200.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter is about the experiences of working parents with young children in the UK as they are located in and experience one particular kind of workplace — a social services department situated ... More


Labour Law

Simon Butt and Tim Lindsey

in Indonesian Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780199677740
eISBN:
9780191757242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199677740.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Indonesian labour law was transformed after the fall of Soeharto, with workers granted many freedoms they had been denied under his rule. This chapter explains the rights and duties of workers and ... More


Emancipatory Action Research Into Workers’ Struggles

Rohini Hensman

in Workers, Unions, and Global Capitalism: Lessons from India

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231148009
eISBN:
9780231519564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231148009.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter outlines the background that led to this book's research and discusses the research method used—the emancipatory action research. This method is more appropriate in this case than the ... More


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