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Published: 16 October 2014

364 Pages


ISBN: 9780198709237

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The Power to Dismiss

Trade Unions and the Regulation of Job Security in Western Europe

Patrick Emmenegger

  • First detailed comparative and historical analysis of the politics of job security regulations, covering eight West European countries and more than 100 years
  • Provides a large amount of previously unavailable data on the level of dismissal protection and the regulation of temporary employment
  • Detailed analysis of labour market dualisation processes in the field of dismissal protection and temporary work

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