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National Labour Relations in Internationalized Markets
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National Labour Relations in Internationalized Markets: A Comparative Study of Institutions, Change and Performance

Franz Traxler, Sabine Blaschke, and Bernhard Kittel

Abstract

The regulation of the labour market by industrial-relations institutions has been an important theme in sociology, political science, economics, and jurisprudence. What has particularly attracted attention from a comparative perspective is the astonishing variety of national labour-relations institutions. This variety, when confronted with persistent economic internationalisation raises two main questions. First, does internationalisation impose pressures for change and, more specifically, for convergence on institutions? If such pressures are at work, is there a superior model the national sy ... More

Keywords: labour market, industrial-relations institutions, sociology, political science, economics, jurisprudence, labour-relations institutions, internationalization, cross-national differences, OECD

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2001 Print ISBN-13: 9780198295549
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295549.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Franz Traxler, author
University of Vienna

Sabine Blaschke, author
University of Vienna

Bernhard Kittel, author
University of Vienna

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