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Trade Unions: Resurgence or Demise?


  • Sue Fernie
  • David Metcalf


Trade unions have been in decline in Britain for 25 years. A new book edited by Sue Fernie and David Metcalf - and featuring contributions from most leading analysts of the labour movement - takes a generally pessimistic view of their likely future.

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  • Sue Fernie & David Metcalf, 2005. "Trade Unions: Resurgence or Demise?," CentrePiece - The Magazine for Economic Performance 178, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE.
  • Handle: RePEc:cep:cepcnp:178

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    1. Donna M. Buttigieg & Stephen J. Deery & Roderick D. Iverson, 2008. "Union Mobilization: A Consideration of the Factors Affecting the Willingness of Union Members to Take Industrial Action," British Journal of Industrial Relations, London School of Economics, vol. 46(2), pages 248-267, June.
    2. Willman, Paul & Bryson, Alex, 2007. "Union organization in Great Britain," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 19762, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
    3. Jeremy Waddington & Allan Kerr, 2009. "Transforming a Trade Union? An Assessment of the Introduction of an Organizing Initiative," British Journal of Industrial Relations, London School of Economics, vol. 47(1), pages 27-54, March.
    4. Jo Blanden & Stephen Machin & John Van Reenen, 2006. "Have Unions Turned the Corner? New Evidence on Recent Trends in Union Recognition in UK Firms," British Journal of Industrial Relations, London School of Economics, vol. 44(2), pages 169-190, June.

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