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Protection, Production, and Partnership Institutions: From Institutional Affinities to Complementarities

Bernhard Ebbinghaus

in Reforming Early Retirement in Europe, Japan and the USA

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199286119
eISBN:
9780191604089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199286116.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Three major regime typologies are compared: welfare regimes, production systems (or ‘varieties of capitalism’), and labor relations between employers and trade unions. These ideal type ... More


Analysing Social Partnership: A Tool of Union Revitalization?

Michael Fichter and Ian Greer

in Varieties of Unionism: Strategies for Union Revitalization in a Globalizing Economy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199270149
eISBN:
9780191710353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270149.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter focuses on social partnership as a tool of union revitalization. Can such partnerships with employers help revitalize unions? This chapter develops a framework for considering the costs ... More


Reforming Early Retirement in Europe, Japan and the USA

Bernhard Ebbinghaus

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199286119
eISBN:
9780191604089
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199286116.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Since the 1970s, early exit from work has become a major challenge in modern welfare states. Governments, employers, and unions alike once thought of early retirement as a peaceful solution to the ... More


Globalization, Social Partnership, and Industrial Relations in Ireland

Eileen M. Doherty

in The Politics of Labor in a Global Age: Continuity and Change in Late-Industrializing and Post-Socialist Economies

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241149
eISBN:
9780191598920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241147.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

During the post‐war period, Irish labour unions have been characterized by fragmentation at the local level (with multiple unions competing for members, industrial unrest at the local level, and ... More


Varieties of Unionism: Strategies for Union Revitalization in a Globalizing Economy

Carola Frege and John Kelly (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199270149
eISBN:
9780191710353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270149.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

As unions face an ongoing crisis all over the industrialized world, they have often been portrayed as outmoded remnants of an old economic structure. This book argues that despite structural shifts ... More


Union Strategies in Context

Roger Undy

in Trade Union Merger Strategies: Purpose, Process, and Performance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199544943
eISBN:
9780191719936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544943.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

Union strategies, both formal and ‘realized’, are defined before setting them in the British context by reference to economic, political, and social factors. The effect of the environment on unions' ... More


Austrian Corporatism and Institutional Change in the Relationship between Apprenticeship Training and School-Based VET

Lukas Graf, Lorenz Lassnigg, and Justin J.W. Powell

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/9780199599431.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

Austria’s vocational education and training (VET) system displays a unique structure that joins a strong dual apprenticeship system with a robust full-time school-based VET. This school-based ... More


Relating and partnering: social workers, clients/service users and other professionals

Linda Bell

in Exploring Social Work: An Anthropological Perspective

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447350712
eISBN:
9781447350736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350712.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter explores what some of the social workers being interviewed say about relationships and partnerships, and how they explain the significance of these concepts to social work. It also ... More


Introduction

Melvin Delgado

in Social Work Practice in Nontraditional Urban Settings

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195112481
eISBN:
9780199865826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112481.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of the origins of the author's interest in social work practice within nontraditional settings. It presents the five main goals of this book. ... More


Partnerships: Machines of possibility

Niels Akerstrom Andersen

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420268
eISBN:
9781447302926
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420268.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

Everyone is talking about partnerships: environmental partnerships, social partnerships, public–private partnerships, partnerships between NGOs in Europe and the third world. How did partnerships ... More


Social partnership in devolved nations: Scotland and Wales

Peter Samuel and Nick Bacon

in Finding a Voice at Work?: New Perspectives on Employment Relations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199668007
eISBN:
9780191813450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668007.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Strategy

This chapter explores social partnership in the public sector which has recently emerged following political devolution in several countries. It suggests that changes to national sovereignty and ... More


Employers Associations: From Regaining Credibility to Retaining Relevance

Stephen J. Silvia

in Holding the Shop Together: German Industrial Relations in the Postwar Era

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452215
eISBN:
9780801469664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452215.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter examines the relevance of employers associations to postwar Germany's industrial relations system. It begins with a brief overview of the prewar establishment and postwar reconstruction ... More


Of constitutional and economic crusades: Ireland in the 1980s

Gary Murphy

in Electoral competition in Ireland since 1987: The politics of triumph and despair

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719097652
eISBN:
9781526109712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097652.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter assesses the crises of the 1980s. Throughout the mid-1980s Ireland went through a ruinous recession which saw unemployment and emigration reach levels not seen since the 1950s. The Fine ... More


The Irish National Children’s Strategy: lessons for promoting the social inclusion of children and young people

John Pinkerton

in Children, young people and social inclusion: Participation for what?

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346629
eISBN:
9781447301820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346629.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter focuses on the Irish National Children's Strategy published in 2000. It was an internationally innovative attempt to address, within a national jurisdiction, the global agenda of the ... More


The Political, Economic and Social Policy Context

Martha Doyle

in The politics of old age: Older people's interest organisations and collective action in Ireland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719090479
eISBN:
9781781707692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090479.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter 4 provides a historical overview of the ideological evolution of social policy in Ireland and the contemporary politics of old age in Ireland. It provides an introduction into the development ... More


Thinking Beyond the Rim

Thomas A. Heberlein

in Navigating Environmental Attitudes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199773329
eISBN:
9780199979639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773329.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

This chapter completes our journey. As the sun goes off the river and the big rapids are behind us, we catch our breath, relax, and reflect, reviewing again four principles that help us understand ... More


The role of the state

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/9780199657667.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, International Business

Constructing capitalisms was a politically driven process. Brief periods of ‘exceptional politics’ allowed governments to embark upon comprehensive economic restructuring. However, distrust in ... 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


Introduction

Stephen J. Silvia

in Holding the Shop Together: German Industrial Relations in the Postwar Era

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452215
eISBN:
9780801469664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452215.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This book explores the trajectory of Germany's industrial relations system in the years after World War II and relates it to the German economy. The story of industrial relations in postwar Germany ... More


Groundwork

John L. Campbell and John A. Hall

in The Paradox of Vulnerability: States, Nationalism, and the Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691163260
eISBN:
9781400887958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163260.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This book examines the paradox of vulnerability: small nation-states tend to rise to the challenge of the vulnerabilities that they face so as to become inventive and stronger. Focusing on the ... More


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