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Employment regimes, wage-setting and Monetary Union in continental Europe

Hancké, Bob (2014) Employment regimes, wage-setting and Monetary Union in continental Europe. In: Wilkinson, Adrian, Wood, Geoffrey and Deeg, Richard, (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Employment Relations: Comparative Employment Systems. Oxford handbooks in business and management. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, pp. 317-333. ISBN 9780199695096

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Abstract

There have been numerous accounts exploring the relationship between institutions and firm practices. However, much of this literature tends to be located into distinct theoretical-traditional 'silos', such as national business systems, social systems of production, regulation theory, or varieties of capitalism, with limited dialogue between different approaches to enhance understanding of institutional effects. Again, evaluations of the relationship between institutions and employment relations have tended to be of the broad-brushstroke nature, often founded on macro-data, and with only limited attention being accorded to internal diversity and details of actual practice. The Handbook aims to fill this gap by bringing together an assembly of comprehensive and high quality chapters to enable understanding of changes in employment relations since the early 1970s. Theoretically-based chapters attempt to link varieties of capitalism, business systems, and different modes of regulation to the specific practice of employment relations, and offer a truly comparative treatment of the subject, providing frameworks and empirical evidence for understanding trends in employment relations in different parts of the world.

Item Type: Book Section
Official URL: http://ukcatalogue.oup.com/
Additional Information: © 2013 OUP
Divisions: European Institute
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
H Social Sciences > HG Finance
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
Sets: Departments > European Institute
Date Deposited: 30 Jul 2013 10:36
Last Modified: 19 Dec 2020 00:16
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/47967

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