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The representation gap and the future of worker representation

Heery, Edmund James 2009. The representation gap and the future of worker representation. Industrial Relations Journal 40 (4) , pp. 324-336. 10.1111/j.1468-2338.2009.00530.x

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Abstract

The Representation Gap was one of the finest achievements of Brian Towers's academic life. In this important book he described the extent of the representation gap in Britain and the United States and examined attempts to close the gap through public policy, the revitalisation of trade unions and the development of new institutions of worker representation. On the sad occasion of Brian's death, this article returns to the main themes of the book and examines how academic analysis and developments in the real world of industrial relations have progressed since its publication.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Business (Including Economics)
Subjects: A General Works > AZ History of Scholarship The Humanities
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
H Social Sciences > HJ Public Finance
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Publisher: Wiley Blackwell
ISSN: 0019-8692
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 03:29
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/21880

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