This groundbreaking new series on trade unions and employment relations is the result of the largest research grant ever awarded by the Leverhulme Trust, and the three series titles both analyse and evaluate the nature of unionization in Britain. With a multidisciplinary approach, the series brings together experts in the field of employment relations to offer three of the most informed, broad ranging and up-to-date studies available. Essential reading for anyone studying or working professionally with trade unions in Britain.
Trade Unions Resurgence or Demise?
Union Organization and Activity
By Sue Fernie, David Metcalf
August 09, 2005
This book features original research underpinned with theory drawn from economics, organization theory, history and social psychology. The authors deliver a comprehensive analysis of trade unions’ prospects in the new millennium as well as case studies which deal with topical issues such as: ...
By John Kelly, Paul Willman
August 31, 2004
This, the second book in the innovative The Future of Trade Unions in Britain series, features substantial and original research on union strategies. It offers readers a detailed analysis of the opportunities and problems faced by unions in using the new trade union recognition law, and will enrich...
By Howard Gospel, Stephen Wood
July 22, 2003
Employment relations are at a crossroad. Historically, trade union channels in advanced economies have dominated worker representation, but with the decline in union membership other forms of representation are becoming increasingly significant. This timely book is the result of significant ...