Governance, The State, Regulation and Industrial Relations

By Ian Clark

© 2000 – Routledge

224 pages

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Hardback: 9780415202633
pub: 2000-06-29
US Dollars$200.00

About the Book

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

About the Author

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

About the Series

Routledge Explorations in Economic History

This long established series provides a platform for books which break new ground in the understanding of the development of the modern world economy. Equally rooted in economics and history, the series is not limited to any particular period or region. Individual titles focus on particular countries, key industries, themes, or international economic relations.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Government & Business