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Description - Employment Relations in a Changing Society by Luis Enrique Alonso

This book evaluates three decades of change in employment and social regulation, questioning the paradigm of Post-Fordism as a stable development within contemporary capitalism. Bringing together leading commentators, it critiques the assumption that there is a new stable, decentralized regime of employment that is post-bureaucratic and flexible. The book asks four key questions. To what extent have labour markets changed? How has the state as a labour market player influenced such developments? How are changes in working relationships to be understood given changing gender relations and family structures? How has labour collectivism itself been re-shaped politically and institutionally?

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780333970379
ISBN-10: 0333970373
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x 19mm)
Pages: 245
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Luis Enrique Alonso

LUIS ENRIQUE ALONSO is a Professor of Sociology at the University Autonoma of Madrid and has worked on a variety of areas related to consumption, employment and regulation. He has also written on sociological theory including the work of Bordieu, Rifkin at el. MIGUEL MARTINEZ LUCIO is Professor at the university of Bradford, UK. He works as a political sociologist within the area of employment and management. He has written on industrial relations, employment studies and economic regulation. The focus of his work is the transformation of regulation within employment relations.