Industrial Relations in Africa by Geoffrey E. Wood

Industrial Relations in Africa

EditorGeoffrey E. Wood, C. Brewster

Hardcover | October 17, 2007

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This edited book provides an overview on the state and nature of industrial relations in tropical and southern Africa, encompassing theoretical and comparative perspectives and country studies. Contributors include some of the leading experts in the field, many based at African universities, and the book will provide insights into the underlying causes of both individual national traditions and practices, and continent-wide trends.

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GEOFFREY WOOD is Professor in HRM, in the School of Management at the University of Sheffield, UK, and Overseas Associate of the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa. His current research interests centre on the systematic testing and development of contemporary institutional theory in the light of large-scale survey evidence, an...
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Title:Industrial Relations in AfricaFormat:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.03 inPublished:October 17, 2007Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:023001366X

ISBN - 13:9780230013667

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Introduction * PART ONE: COUNTRY STUDIES * Ghana--G.Frazer * Kenya: The Changing Political Economy and Industrial Relations in Practice--T.Fashoyin * Zimbabwe--L.Sachikonye * Botswana--T.L.Seleke * Uganda--J. Kirenga * Nigera--M.Oyelere * Eritrea; L.Karsten & P.Ghebregiorgis * Malawi--L.B.Dzmbiri * Nambia--G.Klerck * Mozambique--E.Webster & G.Wood * South Africa: COSATU and the democratic transition in South africa: the first 10 years--S.Buhlungu * South Africa: Theories of Social Unionism and the South African case--P.Dibben * PART TWO: GENERAL ISSUES * Industrial Relations in Francophone Africa - A Review--R.Croucher * The African Experience in Comparative Perspective--C.Brewster * Cross Continental Trends and Issues--F. Horwitz * Theoretical Implications--C.Brewster--G.Woog & I.Roper