CALL FOR PAPERS

European Sociological Association Conference, Murcia, Spain Sept 23-26 2003

ESA NETWORK ON INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, LABOUR MARKET INSTITUTIONS AND EMPLOYMENT

In cooperation with RC44 Labour Movements of the International Sociological Association, the network organizes panels on seven themes within the framework of the 6th ESA Conference, September 23-26, 2003, Murcia. These themes are as follows:

  1. Collective bargaining between national frameworks and transnational markets
  2. Employment strategies and industrial relations
  3. Industrial relations and non-standard employment
  4. Industrial relations, EU enlargement and the reform countries
  5. Unions and employers associations: adjustment to changed conditions or decline?
  6. Old institutions, new strategies? European labour movements in the 21st century
  7. The workplace as an arena of industrial relations

Cross-nationally comparative papers on one of these themes are particularly welcome. For submission of your abstract (350 words or less) please use the electronic abstracts and registration forms available from the ESA webpage (www.um.es/ESA). Deadline for submission of abstracts is February 28, 2003.

Franz Traxler
Coordinator
University of Vienna Bruenner
Strasse 72 A-1210 Vienna, Austria
email:
franz.traxler@univie.ac.at