Industrial Relations: A Current Review
Publication Year: 2006
The field of employment and industrial relations is undergoing dramatic changes in the developed world; whilst developing economies are also experiencing their own shifts in practice and policy.
The chapters in this collection provide detailed and up-to-date analyses of industrial relations developments in four contrasting economies: Australia, the United Kingdom, China and Vietnam. Readers are invited to make a comparative study of these very different regions and regimes.
Chapters are contributed by leading authorities in employment and industrial relations and make the complex detail of new industrial relations laws easy to understand.
This book is designed for students and scholars of employment and industrial relations, and provides an excellent reference for practitioners and students of labour economics and international and comparative human resource management.
- Front Matter
- Subject Index
- Chapter 1: Australian Industrial Relations in 2005 – The WorkChoices Revolution
- Chapter 2: The Australian Labour Market in 2005
- Chapter 3: Wages and Wage Determination in 2005
- Chapter 4: Industrial Legislation in 2005
- Chapter 5: Major Tribunal Decisions in 2005
- Chapter 6: Trade Unionism in 2005
- Chapter 7: Employer Matters in 2005
- Chapter 8: Recent Industrial Relations Developments in the United Kingdom: Continuity and Change under New Labour 1997–2005
- Chapter 9: Recent Industrial Relations Developments in China and Viet Nam: The Transformation of Industrial Relations in East Asian Transition Economies
The Journal of Industrial Relations[Page ii]Reviewing the World of WorkEditorial Team
Bradon Ellem University of Sydney
Russell Lansbury University of Sydney
Book Review Editor
Grant Michelson University of Sydney
Marian Baird University of Sydney
John Buchanan University of Sydney
Kate McLennan University of SydneyEditorial Advisory Board
Representing the Industrial Relations Society of Australia
Susan Barrera National President 2006
Cheryl-Ann Laird National President 2005
Michael Butler National President 2004.
Christine Badcock APESMA
Joe Catanzariti Clayton Utz
Dick Grozier Australian Business Limited
Rosemary Batt Cornell University USA
Janice Bellace University of Pennsylvania, USA
Phil Bohle University of NSW, Australia
Chris Briggs University of Sydney, Australia
William Brown Cambridge University, United Kingdom
Goran Brulin National Centre for Working Life, Sweden
Duncan Campbell ILO, Geneva, Switzerland
Rae Cooper University of Sydney, Australia
Dan Cornfield Vanderbilt University
Isabel da Costa Centre d'Etudes de Emploi, France
Stephen Deery Kings College London, United Kingdom
Linda Dickens University of Warwick, United Kingdom
Tayo Fashoyin ILO, Harare, Zimbabwe
Carola Frege Rutgers University, USA
Alan Geare University of Otago, New Zealand
David Guest Kings College London, United Kingdom
Richard Hall University of Sydney, Australia
Ed Heery Cardiff University, United Kingdom
Ng Sek Hong University of Hong Kong
Richard Hyman London School of Economics, United Kingdom
Sanford Jacoby UCLA, USA
Harry Katz Cornell University, USA
Ewart Keep University of Warwick, United Kingdom
Berndt Keller Konstanz University, Germany
Thomas Kochan MIT, USA
Robin Kramar Macquarie University, Australia
Sarosh Kuruvilla Cornell University, USA
Felicity Lamm University of Auckland, New Zealand
Chang Hee Lee ILO, Bangkok, Thailand
Joohee Lee Ehwa University, Korea
Joseph Lee National University, Taiwan
Karen Legge University of Warwick, United Kingdom
Jens Lind University of Aalborg, Denmark
Ron McCallum University of Sydney, Australia
Gregor Murray University of Montreal, Canada
Michio Nitta Tokyo University, Japan
David Peetz Griffith University, Australia
Barbara Pocock University of South Australia
John Purcell University of Bath, United Kingdom
Marino Regini University of Milan, Italy
Jill Rubery University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Gunther Schmid WZB, Germany
Julian Teicher Monash University, Australia
Paul Thompson Strathclyde University, United Kingdom
Trish Todd University of Western Australia
Franz Traxler University of Vienna, Austria
C.S Venkata Ratnam IMI, Delhi, India
Anil Verma University of Toronto, Canada
Gillian Whitehouse University of Queensland, Australia
Charlotte Yates McMaster University, Canada
Hing Ai Yun National University of Singapore
Shuming Zhao Nanjing University, China
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