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National Labour Relations in Internationalized MarketsA Comparative Study of Institutions, Change and Performance$
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Franz Traxler, Sabine Blaschke, and Bernhard Kittel

Print publication date: 2001

Print ISBN-13: 9780198295549

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295549.001.0001

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The Metamorphoses of Labour Relations

The Metamorphoses of Labour Relations

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(p.298) 21 The Metamorphoses of Labour Relations
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National Labour Relations in Internationalized Markets
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Franz Traxler

Sabine Blaschke

Bernhard Kittel

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295549.003.0021

Because of the change from demand-side to supply-side policies, both liberal and corporatist labour relations underwent shifts in the period under consideratin in this book: from pluralism to neoliberalism on one hand, and from classic to lean corporatism on the other. In the 1970s though, the experience of no form of coordinated bargaining did not match with empirical evidence. Nonetheless, uncoordinated bargaining outperformed peak-level coordination under low governability. Decentralized and uncoordinated bargaining and poorly organized labour relations thus proved to be more effective because they were more consistent with supply-side policies than with Keynesianism. The opposite, however, applies to classic corporatism. This chapter attempts to further explain these metamorphoses and shifts while also differentiating the different labour-relations regimes with one another in terms of coordination, bargaining, participation, centralization, and other such criteria.

Keywords:   supply-side policies, corporatist, pluralism, neoliberalism, coordinated bargaining, governability, Keynesianism, participation, centralization

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