1st Edition

Governance, The State, Regulation and Industrial Relations

ISBN 9780415202633
Published August 30, 2000 by Routledge
224 Pages

USD $230.00

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Book Description

This book examines the legacy of economic and political aims and objectives formulated by the British government during, and immediately after the second world war. It examines contemporary patterns of regulation by the state, and reform in the industrial relations system as factors of these historically embedded influences. This book makes an important contribution to the history and theory of British post-war economics.

Table of Contents

1. Governance, Regulation and the State
2. Regulation and the Post-War Order
3. The UKs Competitive Decline during the Golden Age, 1945-1979
4. A Particularized Theory of the British State
5. The Industrial Relations System and the British State
6. The Industrial Relations System and Post-War Recovery: The Failure of the Anglo-American Council for Productivity
7. Reform of the Industrial Relations System and Economic Restructuring Since 1980
8. Economic Decline: The State, Governance and Industrial Relations

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Ian Clark is Senior Lecturer in Management at the University of Birmingham, UK