Governance, The State, Regulation and Industrial Relations

Governance, The State, Regulation and Industrial Relations

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This book examines the legacy of economic and political aims and objectives formulated by the British government during, and immediately after the second world war. It examines contemporary patterns of regulation by the state, and reform in the industrial relations system as factors of these historically embedded influences. This book makes an important contribution to the history and theory of British post-war economics.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 224 pages
  • 159 x 235 x 16mm | 476g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 15 tables and 2 line drawings
  • 0415202639
  • 9780415202633

Table of contents

1. Governance, Regulation and the State
2. Regulation and the Post-War Order
3. The UKs Competitive Decline during the Golden Age, 1945-1979
4. A Particularized Theory of the British State
5. The Industrial Relations System and the British State
6. The Industrial Relations System and Post-War Recovery: The Failure of the Anglo-American Council for Productivity
7. Reform of the Industrial Relations System and Economic Restructuring Since 1980
8. Economic Decline: The State, Governance and Industrial Relations
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About Ian Clark

Ian Clark is Senior Lecturer in Management at the University of Birmingham, UK
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