Labour Policy

  1. Add to Wish List Research Handbook on Development and the Informal Economy

    Research Handbook on Development and the Informal Economy

    Edited by Jacques Charmes
    This Research Handbook on Development and the Informal Economy captures the magnitude of the informal economy for the global labour force. It unravels numerous concepts, definitions and methods of data collection to offer valuable insigh...
    Hardback (2020)

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  2. Add to Wish List Corporatism since the Great Recession

    Corporatism since the Great Recession

    Mikkel Mailand
    In the comparative study of Denmark, the Netherlands and Austria, Mikkel Mailand explores the roles of social partners in regulating work and welfare through corporatist arrangements. This insightful book illustrates how the frequency of...
    Hardback (2020)

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  3. Add to Wish List 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.
    Hardback (2019)

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    Paperback (2020)

    List price $58.00

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  4. Add to Wish List Austerity, Retrenchment and the Welfare State

    Austerity, Retrenchment and the Welfare State

    Bent Greve
    Are we living in an age of permanent austerity? In this insightful book, Bent Greve provides a comprehensive empirical analysis of welfare states since 2000, exploring the ways by which austerity can be measured and quantified. Through d...
    Hardback (2020)

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  5. Add to Wish List Telework in the 21st Century

    Telework in the 21st Century

    Edited by Jon C. Messenger
    This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY 3.0 IGO License. It is free to read, download and share on Elgaronline.com. Technological developments have enabled a dramatic expansion and also an evolution of telework...
    Hardback (2019)

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  6. Add to Wish List Handbook of the Politics of Labour, Work and Employment

    Handbook of the Politics of Labour, Work and Employment

    Edited by Gregor Gall
    Providing a thorough overview of the political nature and dynamics of the world of work, labour and employment, this timely Handbook draws together an interdisciplinary range of top contributors to explore the interdependent relationship...
    Hardback (2019)

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  7. Add to Wish List Dependent Self-Employment

    Dependent Self-Employment

    Colin C. Williams, Ioana A. Horodnic
    Dependent self-employment is widely perceived as a rapidly growing form of precarious work conducted by marginalised lower-skilled workers subcontracted by large corporations. Unpacking a comprehensive survey of 35 European countries, Co...
    Hardback (2019)

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  8. Add to Wish List 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 econo...
    Hardback (2019)

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  9. Add to Wish List Self-Employment as Precarious Work

    Self-Employment as Precarious Work

    Edited by Wieteke Conen, Joop Schippers
    Since the 1970s the long term decline in self-employment has slowed – and even reversed in some countries – and the prospect of ‘being your own boss’ is increasingly topical in the discourse of both the general public and within academia...
    Hardback (2019)

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  10. Add to Wish List Handbook on In-Work Poverty

    Handbook on In-Work Poverty

    Edited by Henning Lohmann, Ive Marx
    There has been a rapid global expansion of academic and policy attention focusing on in-work poverty, acknowledging that across the world a large number of the poor are ‘working poor’. Taking a global and multi-disciplinary perspective, ...
    Paperback (2019)

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    Hardback (2018)

    List price $293.00

    Member price $263.70

  11. Add to Wish List Social Security Outside the Realm of the Employment Contract

    Social Security Outside the Realm of the Employment Contract

    Edited by Mies Westerveld, Marius Olivier
    All over the world countries face the challenge of inadequate social security coverage for workers without an employment contact. In countries of the global south, this phenomenon is a natural consequence of large informal economies. Cou...
    Hardback (2019)

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  12. Add to Wish List The Challenges of Self-Employment in Europe

    The Challenges of Self-Employment in Europe

    Edited by Renata Semenza, François Pichault
    This book aims at explaining the variance in legal status, working conditions, social protection and collective representation of self-employed professionals across Europe. Despite considerable diversity, the authors observe three strate...
    Hardback (2019)

    List price $140.00

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