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Varieties of Labor Politics in the Developed Democracies

Kathleen Thelen

in Varieties of Capitalism

Published in print August 2001 | ISBN: 9780199247752
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191596346 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199247757.003.0002
 Varieties of Labor Politics in the Developed Democracies

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Applies the varieties of capitalism framework to labour politics and industrial relations. It surveys recent developments in these areas across several of the advanced democracies, and documents a persistent and perhaps growing divide between the liberal and organized market economies with respect to the institutions of collective bargaining and industrial relations.

Keywords: collective bargaining; industrial relations; labour politics

Chapter.  13275 words. 

Subjects: Economic Systems

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