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The Termination and Transformation of Employment Contracts

Mark R. Freedland and Nicola Kountouris

in The Legal Construction of Personal Work Relations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199551750
eISBN:
9780191731013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551750.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter completes the analysis of the legal construction of employment relations as contracts by concentrating on the termination of employment contracts and on the principal transformations ... More


Labour policy developments in Italy in comparative perspective

Fabio Berton, Matteo Richiardi, and Stefano Sacchi

in The political economy of work security and flexibility: Italy in comparative perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847429070
eISBN:
9781447307631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429070.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter outlines the evolution of labour flexibility policies in Italy, Germany, Spain and Japan. All four countries have introduced labour market reforms as a strategy to respond to high (or ... More


Whatever Works: Dualization and the Service Economy in Bismarckian Welfare States

Werner Eichhorst and Paul Marx

in The Age of Dualization: The Changing Face of Inequality in Deindustrializing Societies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199797899
eISBN:
9780199933488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797899.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The chapter compares employment structures in five Continental European welfare states, with a focus on private services. Despite a common trend to overcome institutional employment barriers by ... More


Fixed-term contracts and unemployment at the beginning of the employment career in Germany: does gender matter?

Karin Kurz

in The gender dimension of social change: The contribution of dynamic research to the study of women's life courses

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343321
eISBN:
9781447303824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343321.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter examines to what extent women and men in West and East Germany are effected by fixed-term contracts and the risk of unemployment at the beginning of their career. The focus of this ... More


Temporary Work and Job Quality

Hande Inanc

in Unequal Britain at Work

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198712848
eISBN:
9780191781179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712848.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Public Management

There is a general perception that temporary jobs are of lower quality. However, predictions about the implications of changes in the macroeconomic situation and labour market institutions are not ... More


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