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International and Comparative Employment Relations

International and Comparative Employment Relations
Global Crises and Institutional Responses

Seventh Edition
Edited by:
  • Greg J. Bamber - Professor, Monash University, Australia; National President, Australian Labour & Employment Relations Association
  • Fang Lee Cooke - Monash University, Australia
  • Virginia Doellgast - School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University
  • Chris F. Wright - Associate Professor, Work and Organisational Studies, University of Sydney, Australia
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March 2021 | 424 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Established as the standard reference for a worldwide readership of students, scholars and practitioners in international agencies, governments, companies and unions, this text offers a systematic overview of international employment relations. 

Chapters cover the UK, USA, Canada, Australia, Italy, France, Germany, Denmark, Japan, South Korea, China, India and South Africa.

Experts examine the context of employment relations in each country: economic, historical, legal, social and political. They consider the roles of the major players and outline the various processes of employment relations, including collective bargaining and arbitration, consultation and employee involvement.

The seventh edition has been thoroughly updated with new examples, cases and discussion questions to engage students and encourage critical thinking. A revamped set of online resources includes PowerPoint slides for lecturers to use in their teaching, as well as web links and video content aimed at enhancing learning. 
Chapter 1 Introduction: Internationally comparative approaches to studying employment relations
Chapter 2 Employment relations in the United Kingdom
Chapter 3 Employment relations in the United States
Chapter 4 Employment relations in Canada
Chapter 5 Employment relations in Australia
Chapter 6 Employment relations in Italy
Chapter 7 Employment relations in France
Chapter 8 Employment relations in Germany
Chapter 9 Employment relations in Denmark
Chapter 10 Employment relations in Japan
Chapter 11 Employment relations in South Korea
Chapter 12 Employment relations in China
Chapter 13 Employment relations in India
Chapter 14 Employment relations in South Africa
Chapter 15 Conclusions: Globalisation, crises and institutional responses


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