Managing under Pressure

Industrial Relations in Local Government

  • Martin Laffin

Part of the Public Policy and Politics book series

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
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  10. Back Matter
    Pages 188-207

About this book


An introduction to the main issues in and theoretical perspectives of industrial relations in local government and the public services. The problems of industrial relations are illustrated by case studies of a Thatcherite Conservative and a left-wing Labour Council in Britain.


executive government Policy

Authors and affiliations

  • Martin Laffin
    • 1
  1. 1.SydneyAustralia

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