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Research Handbook of Comparative Employment Relations
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Contents: PART I: INTRODUCTION 1. Re-examining Comparative Employment Relations Michael Barry and Adrian Wilkinson PART II: PERSPECTIVES 2. Comparative Employment Relations: Institutional and Neo-institutional Theories Bruce E. Kaufman 3. The Political Economy of Comparative Employment Relations John Kelly 4. Legal Origins, Labour Law and the Regulation of Employment Relations Sean Cooney, Peter Gahan and Richard Mitchell 5. Cross-cultural Studies Terence Jackson PART III: PAIRED COUNTRY COMPARISONS 6. Employment Relations in Chile and Argentina Maurizio Atzeni, Fernando Duran-Palma and Pablo Ghigliani 7. Employment Relations in Canada and the US Sara Slinn and Richard W. Hurd 8. Employment Relations in China and India Fang Lee Cooke 9. Employment Relations in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland Tony Dundon and David G. Collings 10. Employment Relations in Japan and Korea EeHwan Jung 11. Employment Relations in Belgium and the Netherlands Hester Houwing, Maarten Keune, Philippe Pochet and Kurt Vandaele 12. Employment Relations in Australia and New Zealand Nick Wailes 13. Employment Relations in South Africa and Mozambique Geoffrey Wood 14. Employment Relations in France and Germany Stefan Zagelmeyer 15. Employment Relations in Oil-rich Gulf Countries Kamel Mellahi and Ingo Forstenlechner PART IV: BROADER COMPARATIVE INFLUENCES 16. Corporatism Meets Neoliberalism: The Irish and Italian Cases in Comparative Perspective Lucio Baccaro 17. The Role of MNEs David G. Collings, Jonathan Lavelle and Patrick Gunnigle 18. Regulating Global Capital through Public and Private Codes: An Analysis of International Labour Standards and Corporate Voluntary Initiatives Tony Royle Index

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Edited by Michael Barry, Professor and Head, Department of Employment Relations and Human Resources and Adrian Wilkinson, Professor of Employment Relations, Griffith University, Australia

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This research hand-book is a highly readable and thought-provoking account of comparative employment relations in current published texts. The breadth and depth of this book are remarkable and it will serve as a very valuable introductory text to students and researchers inter-ested in comparative employment relations and global governance of employment relations. -- Wei Huang, Work, Employment and Society
`Besides a well-written introduction by the two editors, the book presents seventeen other chapters, some by well-known writers on the subject or related social sciences. . . This is a substantial resource book for scholars and students of comparative ER, especially for those who look towards the evolution of ER in the new economic world that is in formation, and in a comparative perspective. . . the book contains intellectually stimulating analyses of employee relations realities across the globe. . . Scholars belonging to different disciplinary perspectives, from which ER has been studied in the past, will also find in it a good reference material of comparative analyses. . . The publishers too deserve accolades for their professionalism and first rate copy-editing and production.' -- Debi S. Saini, Vision - the Journal of Business Perspectives
`The book is a comprehensive volume of studies on employment relations in a wide variety of settings. . .an enriching compendium.' -- Silvia Florea, Management of Sustainable Development

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