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  1. Towards Convergence in Europe

    Towards Convergence in Europe

    Edited by Daniel Vaughan-Whitehead
    This book aims to answer a number of important questions. To what extent have European countries converged or diverged with EU-wide economic and social indicators over the past 20 years? What have been the drivers of convergence? Why do some countries lag behind, while others experience continuous upward convergence? Why are these trajectories not always linear? Particular attention is paid to the role of institutions, actors and industrial relations – focusing on the resources and strategies of governments, employers and trade unions – in nudging EU countries onto an upward convergence path. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 220.00   Web: $ 198.00
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  2. Precarious Work

    Precarious Work

    Edited by Jeff Kenner, Izabela Florczak, Marta Otto
    This discerning book provides a wide-ranging comparative analysis of the legal and social policy challenges posed by the spread of different forms of precarious work in Europe, with various social models in force and a growing ‘gig economy’ workforce. It not only considers the theoretical foundations of the concept of precarious work, but also offers invaluable insight into the potential methods of addressing this phenomenon through labour regulation and case law at EU and national level. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  3. The External Dimension of EU Agencies and Bodies

    The External Dimension of EU Agencies and Bodies

    Edited by Herwig C.H. Hofmann, Ellen Vos, Merijn Chamon
    This timely book addresses urgent questions about the external actions of the EU’s decentralized agencies and their effects, such as how they should be conceptualized and assessed, and how these agencies can and should be governed in the future. Bringing together pioneering interdisciplinary work from European legal and political scholars, the book combines theory with empirical case studies to explore an underdeveloped field and identify a future research agenda. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  4. Elgar Introduction to Theories of Human Resources and Employment Relations

    Elgar Introduction to Theories of Human Resources and Employment Relations

    Edited by Keith Townsend, Kenneth Cafferkey, Aoife M. McDermott, Tony Dundon
    This Elgar Introduction provides an overview of some of the key theories that inform human resource management and employment relations as a field of study. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 170.00   Web: $ 153.00
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  5. Handbook of Research Methods on the Quality of Working Lives

    Handbook of Research Methods on the Quality of Working Lives

    Edited by Daniel Wheatley
    The growing diversity of contemporary paid work has provoked increased interest in understanding and evaluating the quality of working lives. This Handbook provides critical reflections on recent research in the field, including examining the inextricable links between working life and well-being. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 190.00   Web: $ 171.00
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  6. Telework in the 21st Century

    Telework in the 21st Century

    Edited by Jon C. Messenger
    Technological developments have enabled a dramatic expansion and also an evolution of telework, broadly defined as using ICTs to perform work from outside of an employer’s premises. This volume offers a new conceptual framework explaining the evolution of telework over four decades. It reviews national experiences from Argentina, Brazil, India, Japan, the United States, and ten EU countries regarding the development of telework, its various forms and effects. It also analyses large-scale surveys and company case studies regarding the incidence of telework and its effects on working time, work-life balance, occupational health and well-being, and individual and organizational performance. Learn More
    November 2019   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  7. International Comparative Employee Relations

    International Comparative Employee Relations

    Edited by Karl Koch, Pietro Manzella
    Employee relations in national contexts are significantly influenced not only by material forces but also by cultural and linguistic factors that are often highly nationally specific. In this innovative book, culture and language are analysed in terms of how they affect employee relations internationally, demonstrating the importance of recognising and understanding these elements in the face of increasing globalisation. Learn More
    November 2019   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  8. The Future of Work and Employment

    The Future of Work and Employment

    Edited by Adrian Wilkinson, Michael Barry
    This cutting-edge book charts the latest ideas and concepts in employment relations research. Mapping out the intellectual boundaries of the field, The Future of Work and Employment outlines the key research and policy outcomes for work and employment in the age of digitisation and artificial intelligence. Learn More
    February 2020   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  9. Case Studies in Work, Employment and Human Resource Management

    Case Studies in Work, Employment and Human Resource Management

    Edited by Tony Dundon, Adrian Wilkinson
    This comprehensive book offers a fascinating set of over 40 evidence-based case studies derived from international research on work, employment and human resource management (HRM). Learn More
    February 2020   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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    February 2020   Paperback Price: $ 55.00   Web: $ 44.00
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  10. How to Keep your Doctorate on Track

    How to Keep your Doctorate on Track

    Edited by Keith Townsend, Mark N.K. Saunders, Rebecca Loudoun, Emily Morrison
    The path of a doctoral student can feel challenging and isolating. This guide provides doctoral students with key ideas and support to kick-start a doctoral journey, inspire progress and complete their thesis or dissertation. Featuring observations from experienced supervisors, as well as the reflections of current and recent postgraduate researchers, this intimate and entertaining book offers vital insights into the critical moments in any doctoral experience. Learn More
    March 2020   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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