Essays about: "labour unions"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 33 essays containing the words labour unions.

  1. 1. YOUTH UNIONISATION IN DECLINE Increasing negative attitudes towards the union or a growing involuntary structural individualism?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Charles Jeganeh; [2020-09-21]
    Keywords : Union coverage declines; youth’s attitudes towards the union; structural labour market changes; involuntary structural individualism; mixed-methods nested analysis approach;

    Abstract : Sweden has in the past years experienced union coverage declines, particularly amongst young individuals aged 16-24. Previous studies indicates conflicting results regarding the relationship between the youth’s attitudes towards the union and their unionisation outcome. READ MORE

  2. 2. The State of the North Sea : Thatcherism and the Fossil Economy

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : George Edwards; [2020]
    Keywords : North Sea oil; Thatcherism; fossil economy; accumulation; environmental history; economic history; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis is a historical study concerned with the impact of North Sea oil on British politics during the 1970's and 80's. Vast quantities of oil sedimented beneath the waves within the UK continental shelf – hundreds of miles of the north-east coast of Scotland – attracted oil barons and transnational majors to the hostile waters of the North Sea in the early 1970's. READ MORE

  3. 3. The unionisation of precarious workers : representations, problematisation and experiences in Swedish blue-collar unions in the construction and hotel-restaurant sectors

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för hälsa, vård och välfärd

    Author : Sophie BANASIAK; [2020]
    Keywords : precarious workers; labour unions; Swedish model; commodification; labour market segmentation; subcontracting; flexibility; fear; organising; community building;

    Abstract : From the Polanyian perspective on the double movement of labour commodification and self-protection of Society, the aim of this study was to examine how unionists perceive and problematise precarious employment and what are their practices for unionising and thereby securing precarious workers. A double case study was conducted in the hotel-restaurant and construction sectors in Sweden with the participation of blue-collar unionists with diverse backgrounds and experiences. READ MORE

  4. 4. SWEDEN – A LONE BRIGHT SPOT Wage formation and labour market antagonism

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Markus Adolfsson; [2019-06-25]
    Keywords : Insider-Outsiders; Split Labour Market; Equalisation and Labour Unions;

    Abstract : Economic inequality is a problem of global concern and labour unions may have an equalising effect on gender wage-differentials. In Sweden, the gender-wage differentials underwent a significant decline between 1960 and 1980s but had despite the early progress of equalising almost stopped, near to no progress have occurred since then. READ MORE

  5. 5. Travel of ideas in the context of high-skilled migration

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Olzhas Kabdushev; Kristijan Mitic; [2018-11-20]
    Keywords : Migration; highly skilled migrants; translation; travel of ideas; push-pull theory;

    Abstract : MSc in Management.... READ MORE