Evolving Labor Markets

Conclusions and Implications
  • Ivar Berg
  • Arne L. Kalleberg
Part of the Plenum Studies in Work and Industry book series (SSWI)


Our Introduction was designed to offer readers a view of the larger context—the “forest”—in which our contributors were at work on the major varieties of the “trees.” It falls to us, at this point, to offer some tentative judgments about the near-and middle-term prospects for balances to be struck between the roles of markets—economic roles—and the roles, in a democracy for central government—in policy terms—that will facilitate “progressive” (rather than regressive) growth and development. To do so we infer several themes from and between the lines in our contributors’ chapters, to present a brief chapter that aims to identify some likely developments.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ivar Berg
    • 1
  • Arne L. Kalleberg
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of SociologyUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA
  2. 2.Department of SociologyUniversity of North CarolinaChapel HillUSA

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