Research handbook on the future of work and employment relations - Cheltenham : Edward Elgar, 2011 - xiii, 418 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. - Elgar Original Reference .

Contents:

1. The Changing Face of Work and Employment Relations
Adrian Wilkinson and Keith Townsend

PART I: EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS THEORY
2. The Future of Employment Relations: Insights from Theory
Bruce E. Kaufman

3. Finding the Future in the Past? The Social Philosophy of Oxford Industrial Relations Pluralism
Peter Ackers

PART II: ACTORS
4. The State and Employment Relations
Jason Heyes and Ian Clark

5. Union Strategy and Circumstance: Bank to the Future and Forward to the Past?
Gregor Gall

6. Concerted Capital: Understanding Employer Interests and the Role of Employer Coordination in Contemporary Employment Relations
Michael Barry

7. New and Emerging Actors in Work and Employment Relations: The Case of Civil Society Organizations
Steve Williams, Brian Abbott and Edmund Heery

8. Employment Relations and Managerial Work: An International Perspective
John Hassard, Leo McCann and Jonathan Morris

PART III: RETHINKING LABOUR
9. Skills in the Twenty-first Century Organization: The Career of a Notion
Anne Fearfull and Martin Dowling

10. Working Time in the Employment Relationship: Working Time, Perceived Control and Work–life Balance
Lonnie Golden, Barbara Wiens-Tuers, Susan J. Lambert and Julia R. Henly

11. Migration and Labour Markets: An Interpretation of the Literature
Tom Lusis and Harald Bauder

12. Child Labor
Scott Lyon and Furio Rosati

PART IV: CHANGING CONTEXTS
13. Flexicurity: Still Going Strong or a Victim of the Crisis?
Peter Auer and Kazutoshi Chatani

14. Governance, Finance and Employment Relations
Geoffrey Wood

15. Employment Relations and Corporate Social Responsibility
Steve Brammer

16. Industrial Relations in China: Ball of Confusion?
E. Patrick McDermott

PART V: TOWARDS A FAIRER WORKPLACE?
17. Equity in the Twenty-first Century Workplace
Glenda Strachan, John Burgess and Erica French

18. Dimensions of Dignity: Defining the Future of Work
Sharon Bolton

19. Justice in the Twenty-first Century Organization
Jacqueline Coyle-Shapiro and Rashpal K. Dhensa

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The broad field of employment relations is diverse and complex and is under constant development and reinvention. This Research Handbook discusses fundamental theories and approaches to work and employment relations, and their connection to broader political and societal changes occurring throughout the world. It provides comprehensive coverage of work and employment relations theory and practice.

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