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Global trends in flexible labour

Felstead, Alan and Jewson, Nick, eds. 1999. Global trends in flexible labour. Critical Perspectives on Work and Organisations, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

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Abstract

In recent years there has been a significant growth in flexible or 'non-standard' forms of employment. Within a conceptual framework that focuses on the nature of employment relationships, the book explores the spatial and temporal connections between work and non-work and the development of flexible labour within a global arena. In addition, it considers the circumstances which have given rise to a variety of 'non-standard' forms, including the impact of deregulation, government policies, unemployment, globalisation, employer strategies and trade union responses. Providing an international and comparative focus, it offers an up-to-date and detailed account of an increasingly common form of work.

Item Type: Book
Book Type: Edited Book
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Social Sciences (Includes Criminology and Education)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9780333729991
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2018 15:49
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/58081

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