Capital transnacional ¿el fin de los acuerdos socials nacionales? La evolucion reciente en Suecia [Transnational capital and the end of national social settlements? Recent developments in Sweden]


Vernon, Guy and Rees, Chris (2001) Capital transnacional ¿el fin de los acuerdos socials nacionales? La evolucion reciente en Suecia [Transnational capital and the end of national social settlements? Recent developments in Sweden]. Cuadernos Relaciones Laborales, 19, 149-179.

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The paper challenges the pervasive view that economic internationalisation necessarily undermines national political economies and renders unworkable state action in support of social protection and the social regulation of employment. Whilst it is commonly assumed that globalisation must erase the particularities of the so-called “Swedish model”, a careful marshalling of the available evidence finds little support for the hollowing out or erosion of national regimes. On the contrary, the paper presents a wide range of data (concerning employment, skill formation, earnings and inequality, bargaining activity, and corporate strategy) which shows evidence of continued specificity.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Also presented as conference paper at IREC Network Conference on Globalisation, Competitiveness and the Government of Employment in Europe.
ISSNs: 1131-8635 (print)
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Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Management
ePrint ID: 45622
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Date Deposited: 19 Apr 2007
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 12:20
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/45622

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