New Book: International & Comparative Employment Relations: Global Crises & Institutional Responses, 7th edn,

Book offer: International & Comparative Employment Relations: Global Crises & Institutional Responses, 7th edn, joint eds: Bamber, G. J., Cooke, F.L., Doellgast, V & Wright, C.F.

At the British Universities Industrial Relations Association (BUIRA) Conference, Birmingham Uni, UK, 1pm, 29 June ’22, there is an in-person gig including 7 of the book’s authors. SAGE offers a 25% discount if ordering the book soon. For a flyer with a discount code, see the link to this news item:

The Book is the standard reference for a worldwide readership of students, scholars & practitioners in international agencies, governments, employers & unions, this book offers a new & systematic overview. Experts examine the practice and context of employment relations in 13 countries: economic, historical, legal, social & political. The authors consider roles of various players; processes of employment relations including: collective bargaining, arbitration & employee involvement; as well as multinational enterprises; global supply chains; implications of digitalisation & new technologies; climate change & the COVID-19 pandemic.

Authors & contents: Guy Ryder, Foreword; The editors, Introduction: Internationally Comparative Approaches to Employment Relations, & Conclusions: Globalisation, Crises & Institutional Responses; Stewart Johnstone & Tony Dobbins, UK; Harry C. Katz & Alexander J.S. Colvin, USA; Scott Walsworth, Sean O’Brady & Daphne G. Taras, Canada; Chris F. Wright & Sarah Kaine, Australia; Lisa Dorigatti & Roberto Pedersini, Italy; Élodie Béthoux & Patrice Laroche, France; Berndt K. Keller & Anja Kirsch, Germany; Søren Kaj Andersen, Nana Wesley Hansen, Jørgen Steen Madsen & Jesper Due, Denmark; Katsuyuki Kubo & Kazuya Ogura. Japan; Byoung-Hoon Lee, South Korea; Fang Lee Cooke, China; Ernesto Noronha & Premilla D’Cruz, India; Johann Maree, Gilton Klerck & Asanda-Jonas Benya, South Africa.
The 7th edition is all updated with new examples and discussion questions to engage students and encourage critical thinking. Website includes slides for use in teaching and web links to enhance learning. Proceeds from the book contribute to charities that foster health-related research and hunger-relief.

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