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Testing the West German Model in East Germany and Hungary: The Motor Industry in Zwickau and Győr

Maarten Keune, Geny Piotti, András Tóth, and Colin Crouch

in Innovation in Local Economies: Germany in Comparative Context

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199551170
eISBN:
9780191720802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551170.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Innovation

This chapter considers the development of two car-manufacturing plants, both of the VW-Audi group, in two areas that had been parts of the former Soviet bloc: Zwickau and Győr. There appears to be a ... More


What Does Business Want? Labour Market Reforms in CMEs and Its Problems

Anke Hassel

in Beyond Varieties of Capitalism: Conflict, Contradictions, and Complementarities in the European Economy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199206483
eISBN:
9780191709715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206483.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

The chapter assesses recent reforms of key labour market institutions such as wage bargaining and the training regime in Germany, in the light of the VoC approach. According to the VoC literature, ... More


Public Policies towards Apprentices and Young Workers, 1918–1933

Elizabeth Harvey

in Youth and the Welfare State in Weimar Germany

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204145
eISBN:
9780191676123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204145.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

The Weimar Republic's social policy reforms did not affect all workers equally. There was also a new sense of economic urgency in state officials' efforts to develop vocational training policies. The ... More


Three Cases of Changing Capitalism: Sweden, Hungary, and the United Kingdom

Colin Crouch, Maarten Keune, Pernilla S. Rafiqui, Örjan Sjöberg, and András Tóth

in Innovation in Local Economies: Germany in Comparative Context

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199551170
eISBN:
9780191720802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551170.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Innovation

The previous chapter demonstrated the error of treating Germany as a static exemplar of a formal model, but has depicted it instead as a system in the process of change. This is essential to appraise ... More


Job-Related Training in Europe: Do Institutions Matter?

Duncan Gallie

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/9780199230105.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter compares the incidence, the distribution, as well as the impact of continuing vocational training and employer-sponsored vocational training across a number of European countries. In ... More


Creative Local Development in Cologne and London Film and TV Production

Sabine Elbing, Ulrich Glassmann, and Colin Crouch

in Innovation in Local Economies: Germany in Comparative Context

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199551170
eISBN:
9780191720802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551170.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Innovation

This chapter analyses two case studies on public broadcasting in Germany and the UK. The case studies demonstrate several examples of actors at local and sectoral level taking initiatives to resolve ... 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


Institutional Change in German Vocational Training: From Collectivism toward Segmentalism

Kathleen Thelen and Marius R. Busemeyer

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/9780199599431.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter argues that the German system of vocational training is changing in subtle but significant ways from a strongly collective system based on broad and portable occupational skills toward a ... More


The Long Road to Collective Skill Formation in the Netherlands

Karen M. Anderson and Dennie Oude Nijhuis

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/9780199599431.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

The current vocational education and training (VET) system in the Netherlands originated in the training initiatives undertaken by private actors in the artisan and industrial sectors in the ... More


Continued Collectivism: The Role of Trade Self-Management and the Social Democratic Party in Danish Vocational Education and Training

Moira Nelson

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/9780199599431.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

The present-day Danish vocational training system exhibits a strong collective orientation. After providing an overview of the way that the current system operates, this chapter adopts a historical ... More


Employers, Public Policy, and the Politics of Decentralized Cooperation in Germany and France

Pepper D. Culpepper

in Varieties of Capitalism: The Institutional Foundations of Comparative Advantage

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199247752
eISBN:
9780191596346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247757.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Reforms of public policy often require governments to convince private actors to cooperate with each other. Through a comparison of vocational training reforms undertaken in France and Germany, this ... More


Rule‐Breaking and Freedom of Rules in National Production Models: How German Capitalism Departs from the ‘Rhenish Equilibrium’

Ulrich Glassmann

in Innovation in Local Economies: Germany in Comparative Context

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199551170
eISBN:
9780191720802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551170.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Innovation

Accounts of the German socio-economic ‘model’ frequently start from an image of how that economy and its institutions operated in the 1980s and early 1990s. Not only has this image become out of ... More


Youth and the Welfare State in Weimar Germany

Elizabeth Harvey

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204145
eISBN:
9780191676123
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204145.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

This is a study of social policy in Weimar Germany. The Weimar Republic gave German youth new social rights and a pledge of generous educational and welfare provision. Public social and welfare ... 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


Are Skills the Answer?: The Political Economy of Skill Creation in Advanced Industrial Countries

Colin Crouch, David Finegold, and Mari Sako

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198294382
eISBN:
9780191685040
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294382.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Political Economy

This study of the problems confronting institutions for the creation of occupational skills in seven advanced industrialised countries contributes to two different areas of debate. The first is the ... More


Recruitment and Vocational Training

Ulrich Jürgens and Martin Krzywdzinski

in New Worlds of Work: Varieties of Work in Car Factories in the BRIC Countries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198722670
eISBN:
9780191789359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722670.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Corporate Governance and Accountability

The chapter deals with two main questions. The first is whether and to what extent the recruitment and training practices adopted by companies in BRIC countries provide the basis for a ‘high’ or ‘low ... More


Pathways of Change in CMEs: Training Regimes in Germany and the Netherlands

Karen M. Anderson and Anke Hassel

in The Political Economy of the Service Transition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199657285
eISBN:
9780191745133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657285.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Vocational training schemes have been at the core of strategies for skill provision in an industrial context—most especially in the “coordinated market economies” (CMEs) of Continental Europe. In ... More


Conclusions and Policy Implications

Colin Crouch, David Finegold, and Mari Sako

in Are Skills the Answer?: The Political Economy of Skill Creation in Advanced Industrial Countries

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198294382
eISBN:
9780191685040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294382.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Political Economy

On the basis of analysis of vocational educational training (VET) systems in the seven leading industrialized countries, general conclusions can be drawn about what kinds of institutional ... More


Creating Citizens and Workers: Curriculum Reform and the Aims of Education in a Democracy

in School, Society, & State: A New Education to Govern Modern America, 1890 – 1940

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226772097
eISBN:
9780226772127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226772127.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In 1894, the National Education Association (NEA) Committee of Ten on Secondary School Studies released a report stating that all subjects should be held in “equal rank for the purposes of admission ... More


Lessons in Citizenship: Confronting the Limits of Curricular Equalization in the Jim Crow South

Sarah Caroline Thuesen

in Greater than Equal: African American Struggles for Schools and Citizenship in North Carolina, 1919-1965

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807839300
eISBN:
9781469612744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807839300.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

In the battle of equality education, African Americans first had to challenge the assumptions made by whites about black intellectual inferiority. This chapter focuses on the achievements that black ... More


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