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The Changing Worlds and Workplaces of Capitalism

  • Seán Ó Riain
  • Felix Behling
  • Rossella Ciccia
  • Eoin Flaherty

Part of the International Political Economy Series book series (IPES)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Seán Ó Riain, Felix Behling, Rossella Ciccia, Eoin Flaherty
    Pages 1-14
  3. Mary P. Murphy, Camille Loftus
    Pages 98-117
  4. Frances McGinnity, Helen Russell
    Pages 201-220
  5. Seán Ó Riain, Felix Behling, Rossella Ciccia, Eoin Flaherty
    Pages 221-236
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 237-273

About this book


The contributors investigate how the large scale structures of capitalism and the local social relations of workplaces and organizations shape each other. They argue for a new integration of political economy and the sociology of work and organizations.


Political economy work workplace labour market welfare state industrial relations trade unions inequality post-industrial gender social policy flexibility precarity Europe capitalism development Economic Development Germany Integration labor market political economy Welfare Welfare State

Editors and affiliations

  • Seán Ó Riain
    • 1
  • Felix Behling
    • 1
  • Rossella Ciccia
    • 2
  • Eoin Flaherty
    • 2
  1. 1.National University of Ireland MaynoothIreland
  2. 2.Queen’s University BelfastUK

About the editors

Bernhard Ebbinghaus, University of Mannheim, Germany. Dirk Hofäcker, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany. Camille Loftus, University College Dublin, Ireland. Frances McGinnity, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. Luis Ortiz, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain. Clara Riba, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain. Helen Russell, Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, Ireland.

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