The Swedish Trade Union System in Transition: High but Falling Union Density

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Abstract

The chapter on Sweden in this book on trade union revitalisation in 34 countries analyzes the Swedish model of industrial relations and its current challenges, among them the falling union density. The recent development of industrial relations is characterized in terms of a new mix of decentralisation and centralisation and of self-regulation and state regulation.

Contents of the Swedish chapter:
1. Introduction
2. Separate White-Collar Unions and Confederations
3. Combined Centralisation and Decentralisation
4. Self-Regulation
5. Union Unemployment Funds
6. Very High but Declining Union Density
7. Declining Coverage of Union Workplace Organisations
8. A New Mix of Decentralisation and Centralisation, and of Self-Regulation and State Regulation
9. Other Challenges to Unions
10. Union Responses and Future Prospects

Detaljer

Författare
Enheter & grupper
Forskningsområden

Ämnesklassifikation (UKÄ) – OBLIGATORISK

  • Sociologi (exklusive socialt arbete, socialpsykologi och socialantropologi)

Nyckelord

Originalspråkengelska
Titel på värdpublikationTrade Union Revitalisation: Trends and Prospects in 34 Countries
RedaktörerCraig Phelan
FörlagPeter Lang Publishing Group
Sidor259-286
ISBN (tryckt)978-3-03911-009-4
StatusPublished - 2007
PublikationskategoriForskning
Peer review utfördNej

Relaterad forskningsoutput

Anders Kjellberg, 2009, I : Transfer - European Review of Labour and Research. 15, 3-4, s. 481-504 24 s.

Forskningsoutput: TidskriftsbidragArtikel i vetenskaplig tidskrift

Anders Kjellberg, 2009, Trade Unionism since 1945: Towards a Global History: Volume 1: Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Phelan, C. (red.). Oxford: Peter Lang Publishing Group, Vol. 1. s. 155-198 44 s.

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2006/01/012011/12/31

Projekt: Forskning

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