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Warwick Papers in Industrial Relations

Warwick Papers publish the work of members of IRRU and people associated with it. They include material of topical interest and research papers that do not fit the conventions of journal articles. For further information on Warwick Papers contact the

WPIR Number/Date Author(s) Title

No. 111

June 2020

Keith Sisson Making Britain the best place in the world to work: how to protect and enhance worker's rights after Brexit...and coronavirus

No. 110

November 2018

Paul Edwards Conflict in the Workplace: The Concept of Structured Antagonism Reconsidered

No. 109

November 2018

Guglielmo Meardi What does migration control mean? The link between migration and labour market regulations in Norway, Switzerland and Canada

No 108

September 2017

Edited by Linda Dickens and

Guglielmo Meardi

Labour Market Exploitation: Emerging Empirical Evidence

No. 107

May 2017

Margaret Beels, Chair, Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority  Preventing Labour Exploitation

No. 106

January 2017

Paul Marginson  European Industrial Relations: An increasingly fractured landscape?

No. 105

October 2016

Keith Sisson  Shaping the world of work - time for a UK jobs strategy

No. 104

April 2016

John Cridland  Reflections on Employee Relations

No. 103

January 2016

Paul Marginson  Trade Unions and Multinational Companies: A multi-level challenge 

No. 102

September 2015

Mark Hall, John Purcell and Duncan Adam Reforming the ICE regulations – what chance now?

No. 101

August 2015

Kim Hoque and Nick Bacon Workplace union representation in the British public sector:
evidence from the 2011 Workplace Employment Relations Survey

No. 100

March 2015

Bernadette Ségol, General Secretary,
European Trade Union Confederation
Social Europe: yesterday, today and tomorrow

No. 99

June 2014

Paul Edwards Were the 40 Years of ‘Radical Pluralism’ a Waste of Time? A Response to Peter Ackers and Patrick McGovern

No. 98

June 2014

Guy Ryder, Director General,
International Labour Organisation
Relevance of the ILO in the twenty-first century

No. 97

May 2013

John Taylor The Workplace in Transition: A Decade of Change and Challenge

No. 96

April 2012

John Purcell The limits and possibilities of employee engagement

No. 95

April 2011

Brendan Barber, General Secretary, TUC Understanding the Crisis: Can we move from Austerity to Prosperity?

No. 94

May 2010

Guido Becke ‘Internal Marketisation’: Between Redefinition and Erosion of ‘Social Ties that Bind’ at Company Level

No. 93

April 2010

Richard Lambert, Director General, CBI The Labour Market and Employment Relations Beyond the Recession

No. 92

September 2009

Keith Sisson Why Employment Relations Matter

No. 91

June 2009

Trevor Colling Court in a trap? Legal Mobilisation by Trade Unions in the United Kingdom

No. 90

May 2009

Kieran Mulvey, Chief Executive, Labour Relations Commission (Ireland)

Ireland, the United Kingdom and the Legal and Voluntary Framework for Dispute Resolution

No. 89

May 2008

Linda Dickens Legal regulation, institutions and industrial relations

No. 88

April 2008

Keith Sisson Putting the record straight: Industrial relations and the employment relationship

No. 87

April 2008

Christina Niforou The role of trade unions in the implementation of autonomous framework agreements

No. 86

November 2007

Tony Edwards, Olga Tregaskis, Paul Edwards,

Anthony Ferner, Paul Marginson with Jane Arrowsmith, Duncan Adam, Michael Meyer and Ali Budjanovcanin

Charting the Contours of Multinationals in Britain: Methodological challenges arising in survey-based research

No. 85

July 2007

Keith Sisson Revitalising industrial relations: making the most of the “institutional turn”

No. 84

May 2007

Bill Callaghan, Chair, Health and Safety Commission Employment Relations: The heart of health and safety

No. 83

March 2007

Sylvia Rohlfer The different faces of benchmarking: structural limits to benchmarking and the implications for Human Resource Management

No. 82

September 2006

Thomas Prosser Is the 'new phase' of the European Social Dialogue the development of an autonomous and effective form of social dialogue?

No. 81

April 2006

Rt. Hon. Alan Johnson MP, Secretary of State for Trade and Industry The World of Work

No. 80

March 2006

Paul Edwards Industrial Relations and Critical Realism: IR's Tacit Contribution

No. 79

February 2006

Paul Marginson Between Europeanisation and Regime Competition: labour market regulation following EU enlargement

No. 78

August 2005

Rita Donaghy - Responses from: John Cridland, Frances O'Grady and William Brown The Changing Landscape of Employment Relations in Britain

No. 77

April 2005

Mark Hall How are employers and unions responding to the Information and Consultation of Employees Regulations?

No. 76

February 2005

Jane Parker 'The Many Faces of Eve': Women's Groups, Diversity and Democracy in British Unions

No. 75

February 2005

Aurelie Collin Age discrimination and social partners: a comparative study of France and the United Kingdom

No. 74

June 2004

Anne-marie Greene and Gill Kirton Views from another stakeholder: Trade union perspectives on the rhetoric of 'Managing Diversity'

No. 73

March 2004

Renate Hornung-Draus The Role of National and European Organizations in the 21st Century

No. 72

April 2003

Miriam Quintana The Different Dimensions of 'Europeanisation' in the Banking Sector: Implications for EWCs

No. 71

April 2003

Robert Poole Agreed or imposed... A study of employer's responses to statutory recognition applications

No. 70

April 2003

John Monks A Eurovision at Work

No. 69

March 2003

Sylvia Rohlfer Benchmarking Concepts in the UK and Germany: Between Standardisation and Local Variation?

No. 68

December 2002

Giuseppe Bonazzi and Valeria Pulignano The Market in the Factory: Co-ordinating employment and Organisational Relations in the Italian Motor Industry

No. 67

April 2002

Keith Sisson The information and consultation Directive: unnecessary “regulation” or an opportunity to promote “partnership”?

No. 66

November 2001

Paul Marginson and Keith Sisson The Impact of Economic and Monetary Union on Industrial Relations: A Comparative Sector and Company Perspective

No. 65

November 2001

Torsten Müller and Aline Hoffmann EWC Research: A Review of the Literature

No. 64

February 2001

Joy Batchelor Employment Security in the Aftermath of the Break-up of Rover Group

A full listing of earlier Warwick Papers in Industrial Relations (No. 1-63) is available to download.