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The Preferences of Insiders and Outsiders: Testing the Model's Assumptions about Individual Interests

David Rueda

in Social Democracy Inside Out: Partisanship and Labor Market Policy in Advanced Industrialized Democracies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199216352
eISBN:
9780191712241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216352.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter has two main goals: to produce data that provide a complete picture of the preferences of insiders, outsiders, and upscale groups; and to test whether these preferences fit into the ... More


Job Insecurity

Serge Paugam and Ying Zhou

in Employment Regimes and the Quality of Work

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199230105
eISBN:
9780191710575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230105.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter examines country differences and trends in job insecurity. It is shown that the countries where job security is strongest are also those whose class differentials are the lowest. This ... More


Labor Force Insecurity and U.S. Work Attitudes, 1970s–2006

Arne L. Kalleberg and Peter V. Marsden

in Social Trends in American Life: Findings from the General Social Survey since 1972

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691133317
eISBN:
9781400845569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691133317.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter considers subjective well-being at work—both perceived security and job satisfaction. Recent changes in U.S. economic organization have made employment more precarious. Jobs are viewed ... More


Employment Contracts, Psychological Contracts, and Employee Well-Being: An International Study

David E. Guest, Kerstin Isaksson, and Hans De Witte (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199542697
eISBN:
9780191715389
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542697.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

Temporary employment has become a focus of policy debate, theory, and research. This book addresses the relationship between temporary employment contracts and employee well-being. It does so within ... More


The marketization of the employment relationship?

Patrick McGovern, Stephen Hill, Colin Mills, and Michael White

in Market, Class, and Employment

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199213375
eISBN:
9780191695865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213375.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

A brief review of the literature from the UK is given to show how the idea of an increasingly market-driven employment relationship has been taken up. Evidence relating to four areas of the ... More


The Senior Civil Service in Belgium

Marleen Brans and Annie Hondeghem

in Bureaucratic Elites in Western European States: A Comparative Analysis of Top Officials

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294467
eISBN:
9780191600067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294468.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The Belgian senior civil service is in transition, with external pressures clearly pushing the government firmly towards a reform agenda and improving public confidence in the administrative system, ... More


Flexible working and precariousness

Raul Eamets, Katrin Humal, Miroslav Beblavý, Ilaria Maselli, Kariappa Bheemaiah, Mark Smith, Mairéad Finn, and Janine Leschke (eds)

in Youth Employment: Style Handbook

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447350347
eISBN:
9781447350354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350347.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This concluding chapter discusses work flexibility and security for young people. The balance of flexibility and security for labour market participants is a perennial challenge for policy-makers. ... More


Job Security Regulations in Western Europe

Patrick Emmenegger

in The Power to Dismiss: Trade Unions and the Regulation of Job Security in Western Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198709237
eISBN:
9780191782732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198709237.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter introduces readers to the literature on job security regulations. It shows that while job security regulations play an important role in academic debates on labour market performance, ... More


Towards a New Theory of the Politics of Job Security Regulations

Patrick Emmenegger

in The Power to Dismiss: Trade Unions and the Regulation of Job Security in Western Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198709237
eISBN:
9780191782732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198709237.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The purpose of this chapter is twofold. The first section discusses the main explanations put forward to account for variations in the level and change of job security regulations: the varieties of ... More


The Age of Dualization

Patrick Emmenegger

in The Power to Dismiss: Trade Unions and the Regulation of Job Security in Western Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198709237
eISBN:
9780191782732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198709237.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter analyses the reform of job security regulations from the 1980s until the onset of the 2007/8 global financial crisis. It shows that after decades of pushing for better protection against ... More


Who Benefits From Labor Market Regulations?: Chile, 1960–1998

Claudio E. Montenegro and Carmen Pagés

in Law and Employment: Lessons from Latin America and the Caribbean

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226322827
eISBN:
9780226322858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226322858.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter takes advantage of the unusual variance in labor market policies in Chile to examine how minimum wages and job security provisions affect different types of workers. It looks at the ... More


Strategic Human Resource Management: Corporate Rhetoric and Human Reality

Lynda Gratton, Veronica Hope Hailey, Philip Stiles, and Catherine Truss

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198782049
eISBN:
9780191695421
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198782049.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Strategy

Life is tough in organizations, both for managers and the managed. Negotiating the rapids of restructuring, downsizing, and refocusing the core business brings with it huge upheavals in job security, ... More


A ‘Red Wave’ over Europe

Patrick Emmenegger

in The Power to Dismiss: Trade Unions and the Regulation of Job Security in Western Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198709237
eISBN:
9780191782732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198709237.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter analyses the reform of job security regulations from the late 1960s until the mid-1970s, a period during which numerous reforms of job security regulations were enacted in Western ... More


Power and Institutions

Patrick Emmenegger

in The Power to Dismiss: Trade Unions and the Regulation of Job Security in Western Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198709237
eISBN:
9780191782732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198709237.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This concluding chapter summarizes the findings of the three empirical chapters and discusses the extent to which the theoretical explanations presented in Chapter 2 help understand the politics of ... More


Social Inequalities in Health: New evidence and policy implications

Johannes Siegrist and Michael Marmot (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198568162
eISBN:
9780191724107
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568162.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Health inequalities according to people's social standing are persisting, or even growing, in modern societies. Recent decades have revealed evidence of strong variations in life expectancy, both ... More


Globalization: Does It Subvert Job Security, Labor Standards, and the Welfare State?

HAROLD L. WILENSKY

in Rich Democracies: Political Economy, Public Policy, and Performance

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520231764
eISBN:
9780520928336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231764.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter investigates the impact of globalization on job security, labor standards, and the welfare state. It shows that neither the flow of capital and labor across national boundaries nor the ... More


Job Loss and the Decline in Job Security in the United States

Henry S. Farber

in Labor in the New Economy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226001432
eISBN:
9780226001463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226001463.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter discusses job loss and the decline in job security in the United States. It argues that a possible explanation for this scenario is an increase in the rate of job change by workers that ... More


Types Of Political Economy, Spending, Taxing, And Economic Performance

HAROLD L. WILENSKY

in Rich Democracies: Political Economy, Public Policy, and Performance

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520231764
eISBN:
9780520928336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231764.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter evaluates the influence of political economy, government spending, and taxation on economic performance. It examines whether the expanding welfare state and the continuing push for ... More


Flexibility and security in contemporary labour markets

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/9781847429070.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

In the most recent institutional and academic literature, both work flexibility and worker security are understood as concepts with a multifaceted nature. Flexibility of a work relationship involves ... More


To Know No Weariness

DAVID WRIGHT

in Mental Disability in Victorian England: The Earlswood Asylum 1847-1901

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246397
eISBN:
9780191715235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246397.003.007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Large, purpose-built institutions for people with mental disability dominated the geographical and political landscape of England during the Victorian period. The 1834 Poor Law Amendment Act, ... More


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