Work and Welfare in Europe

Non-Standard Employment in Europe

Paradigms, Prevalence and Policy Responses

Editors: Koch, M., Fritz, M. (Eds.)

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Postwar employment standards are being undermined and 'non-standard' employment is becoming more common. While scholars have pointed to negative consequences of this development, this volume also discusses the evidence for a new and socially inclusive European employment standard.

About the authors

Luis Enrique Alonso,Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain Jean-Claude Barbier, Panthéon-Sorbonne University, France Anna Buchner-Jeziorska, University of ?ód?, Poland Klaus Dörre, Friedrich-Schiller Universität Jena, Germany Carlos J. Fernández Rodríguez, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain Bengt Furåker, University of Gothenburg, Sweden Hajo Holst, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Germany Jeroen Horemans, University of Antwerp, Belgium Rafael Ibáñez Rojo, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain Lefteris Kretsos, University of Greenwich, UK Miguel Martinez Lucio, University of Manchester, UK Ive Marx, Antwerp University, Belgium Teo Matkovi?, University of Zagreb, Croatia Julia S. O'Connor, University of Ulster, UK Jorge Sola, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain Wim Van Lancker, University of Antwerp, Belgium

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"Provides a rich overview of the development of NSE and its consequences, while giving justice to the diversity of national and socio-demographic contexts. It will be particularly rewarding for readers who would like to familiarise themselves with the topic." - Journal of Social Policy


Table of contents (14 chapters)

  • Introduction: Changing Employment Standards in a Crisis-Ridden Europe

    Fritz, Martin (et al.)

    Pages 1-9

  • A Conceptual Approach of the Destandardization of Employment in Europe since the 1970s

    Barbier, Jean-Claude

    Pages 13-28

  • Employment Standards in Transition: From Fordism to Finance-Driven Capitalism

    Koch, Max

    Pages 29-45

  • Non-Standard Employment and European Union Employment Regulation

    O’Connor, Julia S.

    Pages 46-63

  • The Expansion of Temporary Employment in Spain (1984–2010): Neither Socially Fair nor Economically Productive

    Sola, Jorge (et al.)

    Pages 67-83

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Non-Standard Employment in Europe
Book Subtitle
Paradigms, Prevalence and Policy Responses
Editors
  • M. Koch
  • M. Fritz
Series Title
Work and Welfare in Europe
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-26716-0
DOI
10.1057/9781137267160
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-26715-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-44331-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIV, 246
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