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Globalized Labour Markets and Social Inequality in Europe

Editors: Blossfeld, H., Buchholz, S., Hofäcker, D., Kolb, K. (Eds.)

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Based on contributions from international experts, this volume provides an up-to-date account of globalization's influences on individual life courses in nine different modern societies, and of cross-nationally varying political strategies to mediate this influence.

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GOSTA ESPING-ANDERSEN Professor of Sociology at Pompeu Fabra University, Spain ANNA BARANOWSKA Studied Quantitative Methods and Information systems at Warsaw School of Economics, Poland PAOLO BARBIERI Teaches Economic Sociology at the University of Trento, Italy URACHA CHATRAKUL NA AYUDHYA Lecturer in Human Resource Management and Organizational Behaviour at Middlesex University, UK MATT FLYNN Senior Lecturer at Middlesex University Business School, UK JELENA HELEMÄE Senior Research Fellow at the Department of Social Stratification, Institute of International and Social Studies at Tallinn University, Estonia TOMAS KORPI Professor at the Swedish Institute for Social Research at Stockholm University, Sweden JUAN-IGNACIO MARTÍNEZ-PASTOR Associate Professor at the National University of Distance Education, Spain MELINDA MILLS Professor of Sociology at the University of Groningen, The Netherlands CHRISTINA PURCELL Doctoral Student in the Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour Division at Manchester Metropolitan University Business School, UK ELLU SAAR Professor at the Institute for International and Social Studies, Tallinn University, Estonia MICHAEL TAHLIN Professor of Sociology at the Swedish Institute for Social Research, Stockholm University, Sweden RUDI WIELERS Associate Professor in Sociology at the University of Groningen, The Netherlands

Table of contents (11 chapters)

Table of contents (11 chapters)
  • Globalized Labour Markets and Social Inequality in Europe: Theoretical Framework

    Pages 3-22

    Buchholz, Sandra (et al.)

  • Selective Flexibilization and Deregulation of the Labour Market: The German Answer to Increased Needs for Employment Flexibility and Its Consequences for Social Inequalities

    Pages 25-45

    Buchholz, Sandra (et al.)

  • The Flexibilization of the Dutch Labour Market: The Impact of Globalization on the Life Course and Inequality

    Pages 46-75

    Wielers, Rudi (et al.)

  • The Flexibilization of the Spanish Labour Market: Meaning and Consequences for Inequality from a Life-Course Perspective

    Pages 79-107

    Martínez-Pastor, Juan-Ignacio (et al.)

  • Italy: No Country for Young Men (and Women): The Italian Way of Coping with Increasing Demands for Labour Market Flexibility and Rising Welfare Problems

    Pages 108-145

    Barbieri, Paolo

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Globalized Labour Markets and Social Inequality in Europe
Editors
  • H. Blossfeld
  • S. Buchholz
  • D. Hofäcker
  • K. Kolb
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-31988-2
DOI
10.1057/9780230319882
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-24199-2
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-31768-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXVI, 327
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