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An analytical framework for employment regulation: investigating the regulatory space

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dc.contributor.author Inversi, Cristina
dc.contributor.author Buckley, Ann
dc.contributor.author Dundon, Tony
dc.date.accessioned 2019-12-02T16:21:37Z
dc.date.available 2019-12-02T16:21:37Z
dc.date.issued 2017
dc.identifier.citation Inversi C.;Buckley L.;Dundon T. (2017) 'An analytical framework for employment regulation: investigating the regulatory space'. Employee Relations, 39 (3):291-307. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0142-5455
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/8286
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to advance a conceptual analytical framework to help explain employment regulation as a dynamic process shaped by institutions and actors. The paper builds on and advances regulatory space theory. Design/methodology/approach – The paper analyses the literature on regulatory theory and engages with its theoretical development. Findings – The paper advances the case for a broader and more inclusive regulatory approach to better capture the complex reality of employment regulation. Further, the paper engages in debates about the complexity of employment regulation by adopting a multi-level perspective. Research limitations/implications – The research proposes an analytical framework and invites future empirical investigation. Originality/value – The paper contends that existing literature affords too much attention to a (false) regulation vs deregulation dichotomy, with insufficient analysis of other “spaces” in which labour policy and regulation are formed and re-formed. In particular, the proposed framework analyses four different regulatory dimensions, combining the legal aspects of regulation with self-regulatory dimensions of employment regulatio. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Emerald en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Employee Relations;39 (3), pp. 291-307
dc.relation.uri https://doi.org/10.1108/ER-01-2016-0021
dc.subject Employment relations en_US
dc.subject Industrial relations en_US
dc.subject Labour law en_US
dc.subject Regulation en_US
dc.subject Regulatory space en_US
dc.subject Regulatory theory en_US
dc.title An analytical framework for employment regulation: investigating the regulatory space en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.date.updated 2019-12-01T15:09:34Z
dc.description.version ACCEPTED
dc.identifier.doi 10.1108/ER-01-2016-0021
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US
dc.internal.rssid 2935940
dc.internal.copyrightchecked Yes
dc.identifier.journaltitle Employee Relations
dc.description.status peer-reviewed


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