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British Journal of Industrial Relations

1990 - 2015

Current editor(s): Edmund Heery

From London School of Economics
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Volume 53, issue 4, 2015

Evaluating Industrial Relations Systems of OECD Countries from 1993 to 2005: A Two-Dimensional Approach pp. 645-663 Downloads
Dong-One Kim, Yoon-Ho Kim, Paula Voos, Hiromasa Suzuki and Young Doo Kim
Globalized Labour Markets? International Rent Sharing Across 47 Countries pp. 664-691 Downloads
Pedro Martins and Yong Yang
Rule Enactment in a Pan-European Labour Market: Transnational Posted Work in the German Construction Sector pp. 692-710 Downloads
Ines Wagner
How Does China's New Labour Contract Law Affect Floating Workers? pp. 711-735 Downloads
Xiaoying Li and Richard Freeman
The Impact of Recession on Adult Training: Evidence from the United Kingdom in 2008–2009 pp. 736-759 Downloads
Geoff Mason and Kate Bishop
Sharp Teeth or Empty Mouths? European Institutional Diversity and the Sector-Level Minimum Wage Bite pp. 760-788 Downloads
Andrea Garnero, Stephan Kampelmann and Francois Rycx
Paid and Unpaid Labour in Non-Profit Organizations: Does the Substitution Effect Exist? pp. 789-815 Downloads
Benjamin Bittschi, Astrid Pennerstorfer and Ulrike Schneider
The Utopia of Rules: On Technology, Stupidity, and the Secret Joys of Bureaucracy, by David Graeber. Melville House, New York, 2014, 261 pp., ISBN: 9781612193748, $21.55, hardback pp. 816-818 Downloads
Charles Umney
Workers and Labour in a Globalised Capitalism, edited by Maurizio Atzeni. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, 2013, 264 pp., ISBN: 978 0 23030 317 1, £28.99, paperback pp. 818-819 Downloads
Martin Upchurch
Just Work: Narratives of Employment in the 21st Century, by Grant Michelson and Shaun Ryan. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, 2014, 190 pp., ISBN: 978 1 137 35015 2 pp. 820-821 Downloads
Ian Greenwood
New Labor in New York: Precarious Workers and the Future of the Labor Movement, edited by Ruth Milkman and Ed Ott. Ithaca, NY: ILR Press, 2014, 352 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8104-7937-3, paperback pp. 821-823 Downloads
John Krinsky
If We Can Win Here: The New Front Lines of the Labor Movement, by Fran Quigley. ILR Press, Ithaca, NY, 2015, 224 pp., ISBN: 978-0-8014-5655-8, $79.95, hardback pp. 824-825 Downloads
Bruce Nissen
Gender and Leadership in Unions, by Gill Kirton and Geraldine Healy. Routledge, New York, 2013, 290 pp., £90.00, hardback pp. 825-827 Downloads
Rae Cooper
The Unfolding of American Labor Law: Judges, Workers and Public Policy across Two Political Generations, 1790–1850, by Jeffrey Kahana. LFB Scholarly Publishing, El Paso, TX, 2014, 350 pp., ISBN: 978-1-59332-580-0, $85.00, hardback pp. 827-828 Downloads
Christopher Tomlins
Social Security and Pension Reform: International Perspectives, edited by Marek Szczepanski and John A. Turner. Upjohn Institute, Kalamazoo, 2014, 345 pp., ISBN: 9780880994682, Price $40.00, hardback pp. 828-830 Downloads
Teresa Ghilarducci
Firm Commitment: Why the Corporation Is Failing Us and How to Restore Trust in It, by Colin Mayer. Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2013, 320 pp., ISBN: 978 0 19 966993 6, £16.99, paperback pp. 831-832 Downloads
Shinichi Hirota
What Works for Workers? Public Policies and Innovative Strategies for Low Wage Workers, edited by Stephanie Luce, Jennifer Luff, Joseph A. McCartin and Ruth Milkman. Russell Sage Foundation, New York, 2014, 362 pp., ISBN: 978-0-87154-571-8, $47.50, paperback pp. 832-834 Downloads
Jill Rubery

Volume 53, issue 3, 2015

Accounting for Greenfield Union Organizing Outcomes pp. 397-422 Downloads
Melanie Simms
Are Unions Good or Bad for Organizations? The Moderating Role of Management's Response pp. 423-459 Downloads
Dionne Pohler and Andrew Luchak
An International Study of Trade Union Involvement in Community Organizing: Same Model, Different Outcomes pp. 460-483 Downloads
Jane Holgate
Progress Towards Gender Democracy in UK Unions 1987–2012 pp. 484-507 Downloads
Gill Kirton
Social Media in Union Communications: An International Study with UNI Global Union Affiliates pp. 508-532 Downloads
Panagiotis Panagiotopoulos and Julie Barnett
Straight to the Core — Explaining Union Responses to the Casualization of Work: The IG Metall Campaign for Agency Workers pp. 533-555 Downloads
Chiara Benassi and Lisa Dorigatti
Reconsidering Union Activism and Its Meaning pp. 556-579 Downloads
Jack Fiorito, Irene Padavic and Philip S. DeOrtentiis
Dissatisfied Union Workers: Sorting Revisited pp. 580-600 Downloads
Colin Green and John Heywood
Beyond the Union-Centred Approach: A Critical Evaluation of Recent Trade Union Elections in China pp. 601-627 Downloads
Elaine Sio-ieng Hui and Chris King-chi Chan
Songs of the Factory: Pop Music, Culture and Resistance, by Marek Korczynski. ILR Press, Ithaca, 2015, 240pp., ISBN: 978-0-8014-5154-6, $75.00, hardback. Rhythms of Labour: Music at Work in Britain, by Marek Korczynski, Michael Pickering and Emma Robertson. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2014, 354pp., ISBN: 9781107000179, £69.99, hardback pp. 628-630 Downloads
Tim Strangleman
Gender Equality in Public Services: Chasing the Dream, by Hazel Conley and Margaret Page. Routledge, London, 2014, 148pp., ISBN: 978-0-415-62776-4, $125.00, hardback pp. 630-632 Downloads
Susan Corby
Studying Organisations Using Critical Realism: A Practical Guide, edited by Paul K. Edwards, Joe O'Mahoney and Steve Vincent. Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2014, 416 pp., ISBN: 978-0-19-966553-2, £24.99, paperback pp. 632-634 Downloads
Jamie Morgan
Foucault, Governmentality, and Organization, by Alan McKinlay and Philip Taylor. Routledge, London, 2014, 174 pp., ISBN: 978-0-415-74905-3, $135.00, hardback pp. 634-635 Downloads
Michael Bruch
Financialization, New Investment Funds and Labour: An International Comparison, edited by Howard Gospel, Andrew Pendleton and Sigurt Vitols. Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2014, 416pp., ISBN: 978-0-19-965358-4, £55.00, hardback pp. 635-637 Downloads
Engelbert Stockhammer
Multinational Companies and Domestic Firms in Europe: Comparing Wages, Working Conditions and Industrial Relations, by Maarten van Klaveren, Kea Tijdens and Denis Gregory. Palgrave Macmillan, London, 2013, 440 pp., ISBN: 978 1 137 37590 2, £79.00, hardback pp. 637-639 Downloads
Stefanie Hürtgen
Trade Unions: Past, Present and Future Vol. 24: Paths to Transnational Solidarity, by Hermann Kotthoff and Michael Whittall. Peter Lang, Pieterlen, 2014, 275 pp., ISBN: 978-3-0343-1775-7, Price £43.00, paperback pp. 639-641 Downloads
Markus Hertwig
The European Social Model in Crisis: Is Europe Losing Its Soul ? edited by Daniel Vaughan-Whitehead. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham and ILO, Geneva, 2015, xii + 627 pp., ISBN: 978 1 78347 655 8, £125.00, hardback pp. 641-643 Downloads
Richard Hyman

Volume 53, issue 2, 2015

Subcontracting and Labour Standards: Reassessing the Potential of International Framework Agreements pp. 181-203 Downloads
Glynne Williams, Steve Davies and Crispen Chinguno
Global Labour-Standards Advocacy by European Civil Society Organizations: Trends and Developments pp. 204-230 Downloads
Luc Fransen and Brian Burgoon
European Integration and Pension Policy Change: Variable Patterns of Europeanization in Italy, the Netherlands and Belgium pp. 231-253 Downloads
Karen M. Anderson and Michael Kaeding
Accounting for National and Sectoral Variance in the Implementation of European Social Partner ‘Soft’ Law: The Cases of the Implementation of the Telework and Work-Related Stress Agreements pp. 254-277 Downloads
Thomas Prosser
The Effects of the EU Equal-Treatment Directive for Fixed-Term Workers: Evidence From the UK pp. 278-307 Downloads
Andrea Salvatori
Works Councils and Labour Productivity: Looking beyond the Mean pp. 308-325 Downloads
Steffen Mueller
European Works Councils and the Crisis: Change and Resistance in Cross-Border Employee Representation at Honda and Toyota pp. 326-349 Downloads
Markus Hertwig
Trade Union Approaches towards the ICE Regulations: Defensive Realism or Missed Opportunity? pp. 350-375 Downloads
Mark Hall, John Purcell, Michael Terry, Sue Hutchinson and Jane Parker
Trade Unions in Western Europe: Hard Times, Hard Choices, by Rebecca Gumbrell-McCormick and Richard Hyman. Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2013, 272 pp., ISBN: 978 0 19 964441 4, £55.00, hardback pp. 376-377 Downloads
Horen Voskeritsian
Comparative Political Economy of Work, edited by Marco Hauptmeier and Matt Vidal. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, 2014, 384 pp., ISBN: 978-1-137-32227-2, £34.99, paperback pp. 378-379 Downloads
Chiara Benassi
Law and Fair Work in China, by Sean Cooney, Sarah Biddulph and Ying Zhu. Routledge, London, 2013, 194 pp., ISBN: 978-0-415-67407-2, £85.00, hardback pp. 380-381 Downloads
Tim Pringle
Insurgency Trap, by Eli Friedman. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY, 2014, 232 pp., ISBN: 978 0 8014 5269 7, $24.95 paperback pp. 382-384 Downloads
Chunyun Li
Inequality in the Workplace: Labor Market Reform in Japan and Korea, by Jiyeoun Song, Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY, 2014, 248 pp., ISBN: 978-0-8014-5215-4, $49.95, hardback pp. 384-386 Downloads
Hiroaki Richard Watanabe
Ties that Bind: Cultural Identity, Class, and Law in Vietnam's Labor Resistance, by Tran Ngoc Angie, Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY, 2014, 354 pp., ISBN: 978-0-877-27762-0, $51.95, hardback pp. 386-387 Downloads
Suhong Chae
The Next Crash: How Short-Term Profit Seeking Trumps Airline Safety, by Amy L. Fraher. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY, 2014, 240 pp., ISBN: 978 0 8014 5285 7, $27.95, hardback pp. 388-389 Downloads
Maria Papanikou
Adjudicating Employment Rights: A Cross-National Approach, by Susan Corby and Pete Burgess. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, 2014, 280 pp., ISBN: 978 1 1372 6919 5, £70.00, hardback pp. 389-391 Downloads
Sonia Mckay
Financial Services Partnerships: Labor -Management Dynamics, by Peter J. Samuel. Routledge, New York, 2014, x + 277 pp., ISBN: 978 0 415 42952 8, $135.00, harback pp. 391-393 Downloads
Mark Stuart

Volume 53, issue 1, 2015

Symposium Introduction: Labour Market Reforms, Employment Performance, Employment Quality, and Changing Social Risks pp. 1-5 Downloads
Sabina Avdagic and Colin Crouch
Does Deregulation Work? Reassessing the Unemployment Effects of Employment Protection pp. 6-26 Downloads
Sabina Avdagic
Labour Market Governance and the Creation of Outsiders pp. 27-48 Downloads
Colin Crouch
The Unexpected Appearance of a New German Model pp. 49-69 Downloads
Werner Eichhorst
Sharing Risks of Labour Market Transitions: Towards a System of Employment Insurance pp. 70-93 Downloads
Günther Schmid
Flexible Work and Immigration in Europe pp. 94-111 Downloads
Damian Raess and Brian Burgoon
Fixed-Term Contracts: Short-Term Blessings or Long-Term Scars? Empirical Findings from the Netherlands 1980–2000 pp. 112-135 Downloads
Irma Mooi-Reci and Ronald Dekker
Hospital Numerical Flexibility and Nurse Economic Security in China and India pp. 136-158 Downloads
Chris Nyland, Charmine E.J. Härtel, Thin Vu and Cherrie Jiuhua Zhu
Capitalist Diversity on Europe's Periphery, by Dorothee Bohle and Béla Greskovits. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY, 2012, 304 pp., ISBN: 978 0 8014 7815 4, $78.95, hardback; $26.95, paperback. The Contradictions of Austerity: The Socio-Economic Costs of the Neoliberal Baltic Model, edited by Jeffrey Sommers and Charles Woolfson. Routledge, London, 2014, 200 pp., ISBN: 978 0 415 82003 5, £85.00, hardback pp. 159-162 Downloads
Guglielmo Meardi
Varieties of Liberalization and the New Politics of Social Solidarity, by Kathleen Thelen. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2014, 264 pp., ISBN: 978 1 10767 956 6, £16.99, paperback pp. 162-164 Downloads
Nathan Lillie
Mobilizing against Inequality: Unions, Immigrant Workers, and the Crisis of Capitalism, edited by Lee H. Adler, Maite Tapia and Lowell Turner. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY, 2014, 232 pp., ISBN: 978 0 8014 7933 5, $21.95, paperback pp. 164-165 Downloads
Sonila Danaj
Temporary Work, Agencies and Unfree Labour: Insecurity in the New World of Work, edited by Judy Fudge and Kendra Strauss. Routledge, London, 2013, 218 pp., ISBN: 978 0 415 53650 9, £80.00, hardback pp. 166-167 Downloads
Danielle Jaarsveld
Cleaning Up: How Hospital Outsourcing Is Hurting Workers and Endangering Patients, by Dan Zuberi. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY, 2013, 200 pp., ISBN: 978 0 8014 5072 3, $59.95, hardback pp. 167-169 Downloads
Karen Jaehrling
The Fissured Workplace: Why Work Became So Bad for So Many and What Can Be Done to Improve It, edited by David Weil. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 2014, 424 pp., ISBN: 978 0 67472 544 7, £22.95, hardback pp. 169-171 Downloads
Tashlin Lakhani
Minimum Wages, Pay Equity, and Comparative Industrial Relations, edited by Damian Grimshaw. Routledge, London, 2013, 272 pp., ISBN: 978 0 415 81881 0, £84.00, hardback pp. 171-173 Downloads
Dale Belman
Retirement on the Line: Age, Work, and Value in an American Factory, by Caitrin Lynch. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY, 2012, 240 pp., ISBN: 978 0 8014 5026 6, $67.95, hardback pp. 173-174 Downloads
Donald Flynn and Matt Flynn
Disability Benefits, Welfare Reform and Employment Policy, edited by Colin Lindsay and Donald Houston. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, 2013, 264 pp., ISBN: 978 0 23034 994 0, £55.00, hardback pp. 174-176 Downloads
Melanie Jones
Stages of Occupational Regulation: Analysis of Case Studies, by Morris M. Kleiner. Upjohn Institute Press, Kalamazoo, MI, 2013, 291 pp., ISBN: 978 0 8809 94606, $40.00, hardback pp. 176-178 Downloads
Maria Koumenta
Voices at Work: Continuity and Change in the Common Law World, edited by Alan Bogg and Tonia Novitz. Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2014, 528 pp., ISBN: 978 0 19 968313 0, £70.00, hardback. Creative Labour Regulation: Indeterminacy and Protection in an Uncertain World, edited by Deirdre McCann, Sangheon Lee, Patrick Belser, Colin Fenwick, John Howe and Malte Luebker. International Labour Organization, Geneva, 2014, 302 pp., ISBN: 978 92 2 127820 7, £65.00, hardback. Rethinking Workplace Regulation: Beyond the Standard Contract of Employment, edited by Katherine V. W. Stone and Harry Arthurs. Russell Sage Foundation, New York, 2014, 440 pp., ISBN: 978 0 87154 859 7, $47.50, paperback pp. 178-180 Downloads
Susan Corby
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