Beyond Varieties of Capitalism: Implications of Global Political Changes and the Emerging Shared Economy for Comparative and International Employment Relations

Beyond Varieties of Capitalism: Implications of Global Political Changes and the Emerging Shared... Employ Respons Rights J (2017) 29:159–164 DOI 10.1007/s10672-017-9299-z Beyond Varieties of Capitalism: Implications of Global Political Changes and the Emerging Shared Economy for Comparative and International Employment Relations 1 2 Teresa Shuk-ching Poon & Catherine W. Ng Published online: 20 July 2017 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2017 The book edited by Bamber et al. (2016) had its first edition published in 1987, thirty years back when the world was very different from the one we are facing today. The popularity of the book as an important text and reference in the field of comparative and international employment relations is not by accident as the editors captured in various editions of the book how significant shifts in the global context have impacted on the relationships between employers and employees. In this sixth edition, the Varieties of Capitalism (VoC) perspective (Hall and Soskice 2001) continues to be adopted (starting from the fifth edition) as the framework to structure the comparison of the patterns of employment relations of 12 countries, four of which (the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada and Australia) are Liberal Market Economies (LMEs), and three others (Germany, Denmark and Japan) are Coordinated Market Economies (CMEs) as classified under http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal Springer Journals

Beyond Varieties of Capitalism: Implications of Global Political Changes and the Emerging Shared Economy for Comparative and International Employment Relations

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Springer US
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Copyright © 2017 by Springer Science+Business Media, LLC
Subject
Social Sciences; Social Sciences, general; Private International Law, International & Foreign Law, Comparative Law; Ethics
ISSN
0892-7545
eISSN
1573-3378
D.O.I.
10.1007/s10672-017-9299-z
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Employ Respons Rights J (2017) 29:159–164 DOI 10.1007/s10672-017-9299-z Beyond Varieties of Capitalism: Implications of Global Political Changes and the Emerging Shared Economy for Comparative and International Employment Relations 1 2 Teresa Shuk-ching Poon & Catherine W. Ng Published online: 20 July 2017 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2017 The book edited by Bamber et al. (2016) had its first edition published in 1987, thirty years back when the world was very different from the one we are facing today. The popularity of the book as an important text and reference in the field of comparative and international employment relations is not by accident as the editors captured in various editions of the book how significant shifts in the global context have impacted on the relationships between employers and employees. In this sixth edition, the Varieties of Capitalism (VoC) perspective (Hall and Soskice 2001) continues to be adopted (starting from the fifth edition) as the framework to structure the comparison of the patterns of employment relations of 12 countries, four of which (the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada and Australia) are Liberal Market Economies (LMEs), and three others (Germany, Denmark and Japan) are Coordinated Market Economies (CMEs) as classified under

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Published: Jul 20, 2017

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