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  1. Global Skill Shortages

    Global Skill Shortages

    Malcolm S. Cohen, Mahmood A. Zaidi
    As the world entered the twenty-first century, global skill shortages in many occupations were evident throughout the world. While these were mitigated by a global recession, there is no generally agreed upon method for measuring these shortages. This book discusses various theories for measurement. Using data collected from 19 developed countries in North and Latin America, Europe, and the Pacific region, the authors explore various aspects of skilled labor shortages, develop a methodology of measuring shortages by occupation, and provide estimates of the likelihood of the occurrence of such shortages. They develop labor market indicators which measure the degree of shortage or surplus in different occupations. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  2. Education, Training and Employment Dynamics

    Education, Training and Employment Dynamics

    Edited by Klaus Schömann, Philip J. O’Connell
    Education and training are of critical importance to individual employment prospects. This book questions whether the policies that govern education, training and employment actually facilitate or inhibit social integration. The authors analyse initial entry into the labour market and subsequent movements between employers, and explore links between education, training and the labour market. The book argues that although education is a good predictor of labour market integration and employment potential, and despite political efforts, social background nevertheless remains influential. The importance of continued training to improve opportunities for promotion is also demonstrated. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 176.00   Web: $ 158.40
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  3. The Dynamics of Full Employment

    The Dynamics of Full Employment

    Edited by Günther Schmid, Bernard Gazier
    Persistent unemployment is recognised as one of the main mechanisms of social and political exclusion. The Dynamics of Full Employment provides a new and fresh approach to the question of full employment in contemporary society. It offers an internationally comparative, interdisciplinary approach to the dynamics of full employment and views the labour market not only as an economic institution, but as a social one. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 188.00   Web: $ 169.20
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  4. Labour Markets, Gender and Institutional Change

    Labour Markets, Gender and Institutional Change

    Edited by Hugh Mosley, Jacqueline O’Reilly
    The original essays in this book have been written by a number of leading international experts in the field of labour market studies to honour the intellectual contribution and lifetime achievement of Günther Schmid. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 181.00   Web: $ 162.90
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  5. Strategy, Organization and the Changing Nature of Work

    Strategy, Organization and the Changing Nature of Work

    Edited by Jordi Gual, Joan E. Ricart
    New technologies, global markets and increased competitive pressures mean that companies are having to reinvent themselves, reappraise their competitive strategies and rethink the ways in which they organize business activities. This timely book illustrates how changes in strategy can translate into organizational changes within the firm itself and can influence the relationship between the firm and their employees and collaborators. Learn More
    2001   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  6. Labour Market Policy and Unemployment

    Labour Market Policy and Unemployment

    Edited by Jaap de Koning, Hugh Mosley
    This book examines the effectiveness of active labour market policies and their contribution to the prevention of social exclusion. The evaluation studies reported in this volume focus on two aspects of active labour market policies that have been relatively neglected in previous research and merit special attention. Learn More
    2001   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  7. European Working Lives

    European Working Lives

    Edited by Steve Jeffreys, Frederik M. Beyer, Christer Thörnqvist
    The contributors examine global trends such as the decentralisation of industrial relations and the revival of neo-liberalism, and discuss them from a theoretical and empirical perspective. They go on to argue that these global trends can really only exist in nationally specific contexts and focus on the changing roles of trade union and labour movements in representing workers’ interests. They trace the emergence of new European institutional and political dimensions of working, and attempt to answer the question of how converged, diverged or revised European working practices have become. Learn More
    2001   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  8. Working-Time Changes

    Working-Time Changes

    Edited by Jacqueline O’Reilly, Inmaculada Cebrián, Michel Lallement
    Drawing on both quantitative longitudinal panel study data and qualitative case study material, the authors (whose expertise is drawn from the fields of economics, sociology and law) provide an original perspective on the nature and implications of Transitional Labour Markets in Spain, Sweden, Ireland, Britain, Germany, France and The Netherlands. Learn More
    2000   Hardback Price: $ 178.00   Web: $ 160.20
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  9. Preventing Unemployment in Europe

    Preventing Unemployment in Europe

    Edited by Paul Klemmer, Rüdiger Wink
    Preventing Unemployment in Europe is an interdisciplinary volume offering an effective and authoritative contribution to the ongoing debate concerning the utility of preventive labour market policies. Positive labour market performance is discussed from a European perspective and analysed against the background of transferability in an era of increasing globalisation of markets. Concentrating particularly on the role of corporatist and market processes, the book focuses on the effects of preventive unemployment through the comparison of innovative and flexible policy solutions. Learn More
    2000   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  10. Policy Measures for Low-Wage Employment in Europe

    Policy Measures for Low-Wage Employment in Europe

    Edited by Wiemer Salverda, Claudio Lucifora, Brian Nolan
    Policy Measures for Low-Wage Employment in Europe is a focused and up-to-date set of studies highlighting several important new findings. The book considers in-depth policy measures in the areas of taxation, benefits and employer subsidies aimed at the low-skilled and illustrates the limitations of short-term solutions. The policy debate is extended to encompass the role of product demand related to low-paid, low-skilled work and to the functioning of the labour market. In particular, the study investigates the role of job satisfaction and turn over in two major low-paying sectors – the retail trade and the hotel industry. Learn More
    2000   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  11. The Formation of a Labour Market in Russia

    The Formation of a Labour Market in Russia

    Simon Clarke
    The Russian labour market has been hailed by some economists as being ‘perfectly flexible’ because Russia has achieved enormous employment restructuring with minimal unemployment, and by others as plagued by rigidities since pay structures have been frozen, inequality has increased and job creation has been negligible. Such disagreements reflect both the lack of serious research on the formation of a labour market in Russia and the lack of theoretical agreement as to what constitutes a labour market. Learn More
    1999   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  12. Globalization and Labour Relations

    Globalization and Labour Relations

    Edited by Peter Leisink
    This important book presents an in-depth analysis of the neo-liberal viewpoint on globalization and its impact on labour relations. The policies of states and multinational corporations as well as their effects are analysed from the perspectives of international political economy, institutional economics, cultural studies and industrial relations. Learn More
    1999   Hardback Price: $ 141.00   Web: $ 126.90
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  13. Job Creation

    Job Creation

    Edited by Jordi Gual
    Insufficient job creation and the decreasing quality of jobs are fundamental social problems throughout the industrialized world. This impressive book uses a multidisciplinary approach to provide an accessible and wide-ranging assessment of the effect of changes in labour market institutions on the creation of jobs. Learn More
    1998   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  14. Women in the labor market

    Women in the labor market

    Edited by Marianne A. Ferber
    The rapid influx of women into the labour market has come to be recognised as one of the most important economic and social developments of the latter half of the 20th century. Women in the Labor Market is an authoritative collection of those papers which have made the greatest contribution to our understanding of this development and its causes. The emphasis is on empirical work which has served either to support or undermine the theoretical foundations of this field, but also included are papers by sociologists who provide insights on economic issues not found in the work of economists. Learn More
    1998   Hardback Price: $ 600.00   Web: $ 540.00
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  15. Unemployment in Theory and Practice

    Unemployment in Theory and Practice

    Edited by Thomas Lange
    Unemployment in Theory and Practice examines the effectiveness of current policies in the battle against unemployment. It uses a variety of country case studies to analyse the range of potential causes of and cures for unemployment and analyses the complex nature of labour markets. Learn More
    1998   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  16. International Handbook of Labour Market Policy and Evaluation

    International Handbook of Labour Market Policy and Evaluation

    Edited by Günther Schmid, Jacqueline O’Reilly, Klaus Schömann
    This major Handbook is a detailed, up-to-date guide to different national labour markets and policies to combat unemployment and their outcomesThis major new handbook is a detailed, up-to-date guide to different national labour markets and policies to combat unemployment and their outcomes. It will become established as a standard reference book – the first of its kind – providing an authoritative account of the rapidly growing field of labour market policy in a coherent and systematic framework. Learn More
    1996   Hardback Price: $ 400.00   Web: $ 360.00
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    1997   Paperback Price: $ 87.00   Web: $ 69.60
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  17. The Social Challenge of Job Creation

    The Social Challenge of Job Creation

    Edited by Jordi Gual
    The Social Challenge of Job Creation brings together a distinguished group of economists and sociologists to provide a broad, accessible and multidisciplinary assessment of job creation in Europe. Learn More
    1996   Hardback Price: $ 134.00   Web: $ 120.60
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  18. Labour Relations in Transition

    Labour Relations in Transition

    Edited by Simon Clarke
    Labour Relations in Transition provides a unique insight into the realities of Russian industrial enterprises in the transition period as it affects workers on the shop floor. Learn More
    1996   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  19. Education, Training and the Global Economy

    Education, Training and the Global Economy

    David Ashton, Francis Green
    Education, Training and the Global Economy takes issue with the notion that simply more or better education and training will inevitably bring economic success. Learn More
    1996   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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    1997   Paperback Price: $ 47.00   Web: $ 37.60
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  20. The Challenges to Trade Unions in Europe

    The Challenges to Trade Unions in Europe

    Edited by Peter Leisink, Jim Van Leemput, Jacques Vilrokx
    In The Challenges to Trade Unions in Europe, a group of prominent authors examines the unions’ strategic policies in seven European member states and at the European Union level, as well as their responses to the globalization of economic competition. Using theoretical and historical analysis as well as up-to-date empirical research, they examine the successes of trade unions and their capacity to innovate in order to remain strategic actors in the industrial relations arena. In particular, the authors examine trade union policies responding to topical issues such as training, sustainable growth, flexibility, decentralization, deregulation and neo-liberal state policies. Learn More
    1996   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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