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Publications


2017 Other
  • Elger T. (forthcoming 2017) 'Reorientation and Renewal in the Sociology of Work and Employment', extended book review of Stephen Edgell, Heidi Gottfried and Edward Granter (eds). The Sage Handbook of the Sociology of Work and Employment (London: Sage, 2016) Work, Employment and Society (ISSN 0950-0170)
2016 Other
  • Elger T. ( 2016) 'Joint book review: Ruth Milkman and Ed Ott (eds), New Labor in New York: Precarious Workers and the Future of the Labor Movement (Ithaca: ILR Press, 2014) and Gilbert Felipe Mireles, Continuing La Causa: Organizing Labor in Califormia's Strawberry Fields (Boulder: FirstForumPress, 2013), Work, Employment and Society 30.5: 902-905 (ISSN 0950-0170)
  • Elger T. ( 2016) 'Affluent Worker', 'Division of Labour', 'Mental and Manual Labour' in Encyclopedia of Social Theory, Editors: Bryan Turner et al. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley and Sons.
2015 Chapters
  • Elger T (2015) 'John Eldridge's Adventures with Cross-classification in the Sociology of Work', in Stretching the Sociological Imagination: Essays in Honour of John Eldridge, Editors: Matt Dawson, Bridget Fowler, David Millar and Andy Smith, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp 43-64 (ISBN 978-1-137-49363-7).
  • Elger T (2015) ‘Globalisation: Consequences for Work and Employment in Advanced Capitalist Societies’, in Emerging Trends in the Social and Behavioural Sciences, Editors: Robert Scott and Stephen Kosslyn, Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley and Sons (e-publication in Wiley Online Library DOI: 10.1002/9781118900772.etrds0150).
2015 Other
  • Elger T (2015) 'Dual Labor Markets', in The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology, Editor: George Ritzer, Malden: Wiley-Blackwell. (new edition)
  • Elger T (2015) 'Dual Labor Market Theories', in The Wiley-Blackwell Encylopedia of Race, Ethnicity and Nationalism, Editors John Stone et al., Malden: John Wiley and Sons (ISBN 978-1-40-518978-1 e-publication in Wiley Online Library DOI: 10.1002/978111.wberen097).
2014 Books and Chapters
  • Smith C, Elger T (2014) ‘Critical Realism and Interviewing Subjects’, in Studying Organizations Using Critical Realism: A Practical Guide, Editors: Paul K. Edwards, Joe O’Mahoney and Steve Vincent, Oxford: OUP, 109-131. (ISBN 978-0-19-966553-2.
2013 Journals
  • Elger T (2013) ‘The Legacy of Baldamus: A Critical Appreciation’ (Review essay on Mark Erickson and Charles Turner (eds), The Sociology of Wilhelm Baldamus: Paradox and Inference, Farnham: Ashgate, 2010) Historical Studies in Industrial Relations 34: 229-61. (ISSN 1362-1572)
2013 Other
  • Elger T (2013) 'Review of Jun Imai, The Transformation of Japanese Employment Relations: Reform without labour (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011)', Work, Employment and Society 27.1: 186-7. (ISSN 0950-0170)
2012 Other
  • Elger T (2012) 'Dual Labor Markets', in The Concise Encyclopedia of Sociology, Editors: George Ritzer and J. Michael Ryan, Malden: Wiley-Blackwell. (ISBN 978-1-4443-9263-0)
2011 Books and Chapters
  • Elger T, Smith C (editors) (2011) Global Japanization? The transnational transformation of the labour process, pp 391 first published 1994, republished in Routledge Library Editions: Japan, London: Routledge. (ISBN 97 -0-415-58016-8)
2011 Other
  • Elger T (2011) 'Extended review of Paul Stewart et al. We Sell Our Time No More: Workers’ Struggles Against Lean Production in the British Car Industry (London: Pluto Press, 2009)', Historical Studies in Industrial Relations 31/32: 292-300 (ISSN 1362-1572
2010 Journals
  • Elger T (2010) ‘Rivalry, Innovation and Mythology in the World Car Industry’, (review essay on Dan Coffey, The Myth of Japanese Efficiency: The World Car Industry in a Globalizing Age, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2006), Historical Studies in Industrial Relations, 27/28 (Spring/Autumn): 221-234. (ISSN 1362-1572)
2010 Other
  • Elger T (2010) ‘Bounding the Case’, 55-9; ‘Contextualisation’, 231-3; ‘Critical Realism’, 253-7; ‘Limited Depth Case Studies’, 530-2 and ‘Tony Elger’s top five case studies’, 980-1, in Encyclopedia of Case Study Research, Volumes 1 and 2, Editors: Albert J. Mills, Gabrielle Durepos and Elden Wiebe, London: Sage (ISBN 978-1-4129-5670-3)
  • Elger T (2010) ‘Review of Mari Sako, Shifting Boundaries of the Firm: Japanese Company – Japanese Labour (Oxford: OUP, 2008)’, Business History, 52.2: 354-55 (ISSN 0007-6791)
2009 Books and Chapters
  • Elger T (2009) ‘Industrial Relations and the “Sociological Imagination”’, in What’s the Point of Industrial Relations?: In Defence of Critical Social Science, 96-104, Editor: Ralph Darlington, Manchester: BUIRA (ISBN 978-0-9547-9611-2)
2009 Journals
  • Elger T (2009) ‘Teaching the Sociology of Work and Employment: Texts and Reflections’ (review essay), Sociology, 43.5: 997-1006 (ISSN 0038-0385)
2008 Books and Chapters
  • Elger T (2008) ‘The Sociology of Work and Employment’, in International Encyclopedia of Organization Studies, 1445-8, Editors: Stewart Clegg and James R. Bailey, London: Sage (ISBN 978-1-4129-1515-1)
2007 Other
  • Elger T (2007) ‘Dual Labor Markets’, in The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology, vol. 3, Editor: George Ritzer, Malden: Blackwell (ISBN 978-1-4051-2433-1)
2006 Books and Chapters
  • Elger T, Smith C (2006) ‘Theorizing the Role of the International Subsidiary: Transplants, Hybrids and Branch-Plants Revisited’, in Multinationals, Institutions and the Construction of Transnational Practices: Convergence and Diversity in the Global Economy, 53-85, Editors: Anthony Ferner, Javier Quintanilla and Carlos Sanchez-Runde, London: Palgrave (ISBN 978-1-4039-4771-0)
2006 Other
  • Elger T (2006) ‘Affluent Worker’, 10; ‘Dual Economy’, 150; Embeddedness’, 163; ‘Inflation’, 290; ‘Labor’, 315-8; ‘Labor Market’, 318-9; ‘Trade Unions’, 635-6; ‘Unemployment’, 643-4; and ‘Urban Managerialism’, 645-6, in The Cambridge Dictionary of Sociology, Editor: Bryan S. Turner, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (ISBN 0-521-54046-1)
  • Elger T (2006) ‘Japanese Employment Relations After the Bubble’, (extended review of Fiona Graham, Inside the Japanese Company, London: Routledge, 2003; Fiona Graham, Japanese Company in Crisis: Ideology, Strategy and Narrative, London: Routledge, 2005, and Ross Mouer and Hirosuke Kawanishi, A Sociology of Work in Japan, Cambridge: CUP, 2005), British Journal of Industrial Relations, 44.4: 801-805 (ISSN 0007-1080)
  • Elger T, Parker, A (2006) 'Union Policies to Combat Domestic Violence: An analysis of the widening and reframing of union agendas', Working Paper 23, Centre for Comparative Labour Studies, Department of Sociology, University of Warwick (ISSN 1360-2020)
2005 Books and Chapters
  • Elger T, Smith C (2005) Assembling Work: Remaking Factory Regimes in Japanese Multinationals in Britain, Oxford: OUP pp 414 (ISBN 0-19-924151-1)
2005 Other
  • Elger T (2005) ‘Review of Jean-Pierre Durand and Nicolas Hatzfeld, Living Labour: Life on the line at Peugeot France (Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2003)’, Work, Employment and Society, 19.3: 655-657 (ISSN 0950-0170)
2004 Journals
  • Smith C, Daskalaki M, Elger T, Brown D (2004) ‘Labour Turnover and Management Retention Strategies in New Manufacturing Plants’, International Journal of Human Resource Management, 15.2: 371-396 (ISSN 0958-5192)
2002 Journals
  • Elger T (2002) ‘Analisi critica materialistica del lavoro e dell’occupazione in Gran Bretagna: la terza via tra marxismo ortodosso e postmodernismo’ (Critical Materialist Analyses of Work and Employment: a Third Way between Orthodox Marxism and Post-Modernism), Sociologia del Lavoro, (Special issue edited by Giuseppe Bonazzi, Michele La Rosa and Valeria Pulignano, Sociologia del lavoro e studi organizzativi: Lo stato del dibattito in Italia ed in Gran Bretagna), 86 and 87: 61-81 (ISBN 88-464-4077-3)
2002 Books and Chapters
  • Elger T, Edwards P (2002) ‘National States and the Regulation of Labour in the Global Economy: An Introduction', in Industrial Relations: Critical Perspectives on Business and Management, Volume III: Employers and the State, 182-225, Editor: John Kelly, London: Routledge (ISBN 0-415-23031-4)
  • Elger T, Schwarz B (2002) 'Monopoly Capitalism and the Impact of Taylorism: Notes on Lenin, Gramsci, Braverman and Sohn-Rethel', in F.W. Taylor: Critical Evaluations in Business and Management, Volume I, 224-232 , Editors John Cunningham Wood and Michael C. Wood, London: Routledge (ISBN 0-415-24821-3)
2001 Books and Chapters
  • Elger T, Smith C (2001) ‘The Global Dissemination of Production Models and the Recasting of Work and Employment Relations in Developing Societies’, in Development: Theory, Policy and Practice, 449-463, Editors Jan K. Coetzee, Johann Graaff, Fred Hendricks and Geoffrey Wood, Oxford/Cape Town: OUP (ISBN 0-19-571927-1)
2001 Journals
  • Elger T (guest editor) (2001) ‘Labour, New Labour and the Competition State’, Competition and Change, Double Special Issue 5.3 and 5.4: 245-414 (ISSN 1024-5294)
  • Elger T, Burnham P (2001) ‘Labour, Globalization and the “Competition State”’, Competition and Change 5.3: 245-267 (ISSN 1024-5294)