This book has both empirical and theoretical goals. The primary
empirical goal is to examine the evolution of industrial relations
in Western Europe from the end of the 1970s up to the present. Its
purpose is to evaluate the extent to which liberalization has taken
hold of European industrial relations and institutions through five
detailed, chapter-length studies, each focusing on a different
country and including quantitative analysis. The book offers a
comprehensive description and analysis of what has happened to the
institutions that regulate the labor market, as well as the
relations between employers, unions, and states in Western Europe
since the collapse of the long postwar boom. The primary
theoretical goal of this book is to provide a critical examination
of some of the central claims of comparative political economy,
particularly those involving the role and resilience of national
institutions in regulating and managing capitalist political
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