Labour and Industry - Aims and Scope
The Editorial Group encourages submission from researchers reporting original and innovative research that contributes to the theoretical, practice and public policy dimensions of work and industrial relations. It encourages researchers to locate their contribution in the local context of a study, within the context of international debates, and in developments in the study of work and industrial relations. Labour and Industry will publish work that seeks to explore a broad range of topics, including:
- The changing nature of work and industrial relations
- New models of work organization and their effects on workers and firms.
- Emerging actors and diversity in the sphere of work and industrial relations.
- The changing role of unions and their impacts on workers, workplace and the economy.
- Innovations in public policy and its effects on business, workers and labour markets.
- The evolution of labour market regulation and institutions.
- Globalisation and the internationalisation of work and production systems.
- The interaction between work, family and other life domains.
- Corporate governance, human resource strategies and firm performance.
- Work rights/standards and worker security.
- Work and employment issues in developing country settings.
- The interaction between labour markets and social policy.
- Inequality and discrimination at work.
- The dynamics and structure of labour markets.
- The work and labour market experience of marginalised groups of workers.
- New and innovative research strategies for exploring the social and economic relations of work.