European Integration and Industrial Relations
Multi-level Governance in the Making
Keith Sisson og Paul Marginson
Palgrave 2004, 384 s. ISBN 033968662
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comprehensively analyzes the impact of continuing European integration on
industrial relations institutions and outcomes. It organizes an immensely rich
body of theoretical and empirical material to sustain its core argument that the
governance of industrial relations is increasingly multi-level. Cross-national
influences are shown to mix with national ones and involve the European sector
and company, as well as Community, levels. Competing tendencies towards
'Europeanization', 'Americanization' and 'Re-nationalization' are identified.
The approach is multi-disciplinary and truly cross-national. It deals with both
the theory and practice of industrial relations in contemporary
The Starting Point: Three Key Dimensions
Multi-Level Governance in
the Making: Introducing the Key Processes
Industrial Relations at EU Levels:
A Glass Half Full as well as Half Empty
National 'Social Pacts': A Case of
'Re-nationalization' and 'Europeanization'?
National Sector Agreements
- The Foundations Under Threat?
The Changing Balance between Sector and
The Euro-Company: Focal Point for the Europeanization of
Wage Developments in a Multi-Level System - A Case of
'Convergence Without Coordination?
Working Time Developments - Towards a New
Organization of Work?
'One Europe' and 'Several Europes'? A Review of
PAUL MARGINSON is Professor of Industrial Relations and
Director of the Industrial Relations Research Unit at the University of Warwick.
He has researched and published extensively on the Europeanization of industrial
KEITH SISSON is Head of Strategy Development at the UK's
Advisory Conciliation and Arbitration Service, and Emeritus Professor of
Industrial Relations in the University of Warwick's Industrial Relations
Research Unit. As well as European industrial relations, he has published widely
on the role of management in industrial relations.