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Renewing the social contract for work in Anglo-Saxon economies

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This policy brief argues that the traditional social contract has fragmented, unable to stand firm in the face of multiple centrifugal pressures. It suggests that labour markets now operate in the absence of an overarching institutional structure that satisfactorily balances employee demands for decent work with employer demands for organizational efficiency and flexibility.

Structural change and the search for greater labour market flexibility are identified as the two culprits for...

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Middlesex University
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The Queen’s University Belfast
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University of Oxford
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Foundation for Law, Justice and Society Publisher's website
Series:
The social contract revisited
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http://www.fljs.org/content/social-contract-revisited-publications
Publication date:
2009-01-01
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English
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2014-02-03

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