ILPC 2011 Papers

  Confounded Subjectivities: the Psychic Prison in ‘Labour Process Theory’.AbstractPaper
  Racing BodiesAbstract 
  Erotic Labour in night-time leisure spaces: A visual depiction of sexualised workAbstract 
  The Flexible Firm – A Comparison of Exit- and Voice-Oriented Systems (Work in Progress Paper)AbstractPaper
  Altered Bodies, Engineered Careers: The Effect of Body Technologies on Pornographic PerformanceAbstract 
  Young workers in crisis: social partner responsesAbstract 
  Is agency work appealing or isn’t it? – Strategies of the German temporary help industry to improve their public imageAbstractPaper
  The cross-national diversity of job quality in the temporary help industry and levels of temporary agency work regulation in Germany and AustraliaAbstractPaper
  Reintroducing Notions of Power and Contestation into the Skills DebateAbstract 
  Workers in Food Distribution Lean Logistics & Global Commodity ChainsAbstract 
  International Trade Unionism on UK Ferry RoutesAbstractPaper
  Union organising, mobilisation and activists: A study of health and safety representativesAbstract 
  Flat whites: who gets progression in the UK café sector?Abstract 
  Union- free (NER) HRM Strategy and its Implications for IR: A case study of a Japanese MNC in India.Abstract 
  The Myth of Self Employment: Lap Dancing as a Case StudyAbstract 
  From Europe with love? An analysis of prevailing mechanisms of Hungarian voice and the impact of European Works Councils for Hungarian workers of UK-owned multinationals. AbstractPaper
  Tactics at street-level: How employment advisers mediate governance tensionsAbstract 
  Company Restructuring in Europe and Local Union Influence AbstractPaper
  Gendered ill-health in the 'new model office': the mean, lean regime in UK tax processing centresAbstract 
  Subjectively perceived tension between work and life, a multi-level approachAbstractPaper
   Women’s experiences of conducting sexual labour in Lap dancing venues in Scotland.Abstract 
  Do Institutions matter? Employment insecurity of European individuals (during the financial crisis), a multi-level approachAbstractPaper
  Empowerment and intensification? The effects of new management practices on workersAbstract 
  Green shoots from the grass roots? A comparative analysis of independent worker activist networks.Abstract 
  Controlling the supermarket shopfloorAbstract 
  Professional autonomy during crisis: reactions of adaptation to short term perspectives. A comparative analysis of Swiss engineers and human ressources managers.Abstract 
  HRM and performance in the recession: qualitative progress at the largest private sector employer in the UKAbstract 
  'I don't want to tell people how to feel': rejecting the role of the 'tutelary expert' in the museums sector.Abstract 
  PRECARIOUS JOBS WITHOUT PRECARIOUNESS ? The Case of French Policy for Domestic ServicesAbstractPaper
  The dynamic process of the psychological contractAbstract 
  The Impact of Activating Labor Market Policies on Labor Market Orientations in GermanyAbstractPaper
  Open Source Sex Work: New Erotic Labourers OnlineAbstract 
  When people ask me what I do for a living … I say NHS manager with an uneasy laugh’ : the experiences of feeling demonised in troubled timesAbstractPaper
  Using Equality to Challenge AusterityAbstract 
  Is lean production the solution or the problem? Work organizational change in the UK Civil ServiceAbstract 
  The New Political Economy of Lean ProductionAbstract 
  ‘WHAT’S YOUR CONTRIBUTION?’ – An exploration of the knowledge labour processes in a high technology multi-national.Abstract 
  De-isolating Con-“temp”-orary ResistanceAbstractPaper
  Three dimensions for a vulnerable profession. The professionalism of Italian management consultants.Abstract 
  Organizational factors and patterns of sickness absence: An occupational-specific relationship?AbstractPaper
  Allotment work? Theorising the relationship between allotments and wage labourAbstractPaper
  Effects of worksite health promotion programs on work quality and employees’ productivity Abstract 
  Governing austerity: parity, flexibility and innovation in Northern Ireland as a response to welfare reform, a jobs crisis and public expenditure restraintAbstractPaper
  Organisational changes for cleaning workers -A study of a municipal cleaning unit’s way to increased independence Abstract 
  Licensing sexual labour: exploring the regulation of sex/body work in CanadaAbstract 
  The meaning of unemployment: a gendered analysisAbstract 
  The ‘autonomous worker’ under pressure at Finnish engineering shopsAbstractPaper
  Explaining job satisfaction of public professionals: policy alienation and politicking in an organizationAbstractPaper
  Dealing with emergencies: skill-mix changes on the front lineAbstract 
  Autonomy – Control – “Eigensinn” – German education workers and organizational reformAbstractPaper
  Changing relations between technologies of standardization, self-management and professionalized labor – tales from banking and elderly careAbstractPaper
  Sadean women: An exploration into how erotic dancers negotiate the interplay of power in the social relations within their workplace during stag parties.Abstract 
   Assessing the positive about disabled people ‘Two-Tick’ award: data from a survey of union disability championsAbstract 
  ‘You’ve got to look appealing to other people, haven’t you?’: Exploring the corporeal labour of nightclub dancers. Abstract 
  Job-filling processes in Germany: a gender perspectiveAbstract 
  From erotic capital to erotic knowledge: body, sexuality and gender as symbolic skills in phone sex workAbstract 
  Family Provisions and Equality Bargaining in Australia: Symbolic or Emerging? Abstract 
  ‘Green’ Jobs, Decent Work and Trade UnionsAbstract 
  Varieties of Temporary Staffing: An exploration in EuropeAbstract 
  Individualized flexibility: Differences and similarities between regular employees and agency workers.AbstractPaper
  Institutionalizing cooperation: The case of the Danish Development FundAbstract 
  Re-segmentation in the printing industry and its effect on the gender pay gapAbstractPaper
  The Work, Employment and Career Experiences of Scotland’s New Migrant WorkersAbstract 
  Balancing Specializations and Teamwork in Creative Organizations - How the Games Industry organizes proactive Perspective-TakingAbstract 
  "Knowledge and Progress"?: The Professionalization of Management Consultancy in the UKAbstract 
  Retail’s ‘New Normal’?: Flexibilisation, De-skilling, and the Social World of Work in an American HypermartAbstractPaper
  Why have permanent workers grown dissatisfied with their job?Abstract 
  Professionalism and the International Division of IT Work and KnowledgeAbstract 
  Trade Union action in the service sector – evidence from a survey of two portuguese trade unions.Abstract 
  Union Responses to the Austerity Measures: A Comparative Study of France and BritainAbstract 
  Education and Training a Response to the Problem of Unemployment in the U.S.Abstract 
   The embodied work of migrant women in London hotels: precarious experiences, “gendered skills” and implications for union organisingAbstract 
  Paradoxes of Luxury Work: Precariousness, Emotional Labour, Identity - and the CustomerAbstractPaper
  Knowledge Economy or Shareholder Value? A Critical Realist Framework for Understanding DiscourseAbstract 
  Matching between life-scripts and organizational models as challenging of work-life boundaries. A study of employee in German companies.Abstract 
  Older Workers Meet New Careers: The Case of Personal CoachingAbstract 
  Working to Live, Living to Work or ‘Wanting it all’? A Person-Organization Fit Perspective on the Work-Life Conflict of ProfessionalsAbstract 
  work life boundaryAbstract 
  Does mass higher education ends up in new competition between professionals and managers? Observations from the German service sector.AbstractPaper
  Organizational restructuring by western elites in Japan: The role of narrative managementAbstract 
  Building Internationalism: Trade Unions in the Transport and Logistics Sector in AustraliaAbstract 
  Love in the time of Global Production. Love and affection as control and oppositional practice in a Sri Lankan Export Processing Factory.Abstract 
  Family Joblessness and Social Inclusion in AustraliaAbstract 
  The determinants of union membership: A longitudinal analysisAbstract 
  Convergent Evolution of (hitherto) different Capitalisms?AbstractPaper
  Synecdoche in Sex Work: Selling Sex in the Small AdsAbstract 
  labour migration in the former Soviet Union: state regulation, employers' practices and workers' resistanceAbstract 
  Making Out in the Crisis: The Case of Freelance TranslatorsAbstract 
  Desiring Discipline: Shopfloor Sexuality and the Embodiment of Labor by Indian Factory WomenAbstract 
  “What’s the ‘Craic’?” Contingent humour, community relations and management of sectarian workplace conflict in Northern Ireland Abstract 
  Well-Being and Work: Insights from Managerial and Non-Managerial Employees in Local GovernmentAbstract 
  Creativity and Professionalism in Pornographic LabourAbstract 
  Hybrid Management in HospitalsAbstract 
  Is it the state or is it the employer? Exploring responsibility for poor employment conditions in social care.Abstract 
  Body work and NHS MarketisationAbstract 
  Gender and Informal Work in Urban Area in Indonesia: Policy Issues and Challenges. (Work in Progress)Abstract 
  A smoking gun? Using the ‘Legacy Tobacco’ archive to explore the strategies of Big Tobacco towards unions and labour organisations Abstract 
   Restructuring of work in the Solictors' labour market in England and Wales - a new professional precariate?Abstract 
  Visualizing Sexual Labour: Sex, Space and the 'Scenography of Production' in Soho's Sex ShopsAbstract 
  Supply-chain organising and bargaining strategies: An avenue for union revitalisation? Abstract 
  “Are there comparable gray zones within national labor markets from South to North: the employment relationship in question?”Abstract 
  How cross disciplinary working supports and complicates the practicalities of creating organisational wellbeing.AbstractPaper
  Theorising subjective well-being at the workplace: towards an interdisciplinary and needs-based approach Abstract 
AbelGillianSex work – choice, exploitation or more than just a dichotomy?Abstract 
Andersson BäckMonica Between control and autonomy in Swedish psychiatryAbstract 
BairdMarianAustralian Women’s Employment in the Global Economic Downturn -- ‘Partial’ and ‘Compensatory’ Employment PatternsAbstract 
BARREAUJocelyneThe recent success of transnational collective bargaining: an unexpected phenomenon?AbstractPaper
BattagliaStefanoBuilding Trust or reproduction of consent? Interrelations between the objective and the subjected featured of workAbstract 
BehLooSeeChallenges of Quality of Work Life: Evidences and Implications in Developed and Developing CountriesAbstractPaper
BennettJenny Unemployment dynamics - The Role of Employment Protection LegislationAbstractPaper
BensmanDavidTrucking in the Gray ZoneAbstract 
BevortFransFrom Knights to Courtiers: The Civilizing Proces as a Lense to Investigate the Practice and Manners of Professionals-as-managers in a Big4 Professional Service Firm Abstract 
BouldSallyOlder Women: Employment vs. caregivingAbstract 
BOUTSIOUKISOFIA“Promoting Female Entrepreneurship: European Union Strategy and Greek Experience”AbstractPaper
BråtenMonaNew forms of control and surveillance in working life - impact on the working environmentAbstractPaper
BrentsBarbThere are many way to sell a body: Strategies of emotion and body work in legal brothelsAbstract 
BrookPaulThe workplace Spirit Level: Rediscovering the value of Marx’s alienation theory for conceptualising the experience of whole person labour power Abstract 
BuddJohnConceptualizing Work and Worker Well-BeingAbstractPaper
BurgmannVerityResistance and misbehaviour in the information technology workforceAbstract 
ChillasShionaExpansion of higher education: opportunities and costs for the professionsAbstract 
ClarkeLindaMutual recognition of occupational qualifications at European level: problems, issues and possible solutions Abstract 
ColleyLindaPolitics, reforms and jobs: How the Queensland public sector fared during the global recessionAbstract 
ColosiRachela‘You’re not like all of the other customers’-Performing ‘cynically’ in a lap-dancing club settingAbstract 
cuccarobertaFrom protection to vulnerability. The power of organization between architects and consultantsAbstract 
DanfordAndyState sector ‘modernisation’, labour process change and trade union responses. The case of HM Revenue and Customs.AbstractPaper
DarrAsafControl and Resistance within the Sales Triangle:Management, Salespeople and Clients at a Retail Computer StoreAbstractPaper
D'CruzPremillaLay-offs in the Indian IT sector during the financial crisis: The legitimization of interpersonal and institutionalized bullyingAbstract 
DobbinsTonyEmployer capture of ‘regulatory space’ for workplace voice in permissive liberal market economies: evidence from the island of IrelandAbstractPaper
DuffyAnnWomen Industrial Workers in a Period of DeindustrializationAbstract 
DurbinSusanProfessionals, Performance Appraisal and Gender: a case study of public sector scientists in the UK Abstract 
EatonAdrienneMoving Labor Management Partnership to the Frontline: Unit Based Teams at Kaiser PermanenteAbstractPaper
EikhofDoris RuthThe day the music died? New technology and the creative labour processAbstract 
EversbergDennis'Activation' and personnel development – the labour market-related functions of temporary agency work before and after the crisisAbstractPaper
FassauerGabrieleMessages on "Resistance to Change" in German Change Management Approaches Abstract 
FassauerGabrieleMessages on "Resistance to Change" in German Change Management ApproachesAbstractPaper
FinchamRobinKnowledge integration in delivering integrated health and social careAbstractPaper
GekaraVictorWork Recompostion and Skills Profiles: Questions for Trade Union StrategiesAbstract 
GonäsLenaConstant restructuring and gendered organisationsAbstract 
GranterEdward‘Welcome to the NHS’; normalized intensity and healthcare work.Abstract 
GreasleyKay‘Managerial Commitment to Workplace Innovation: A Test Using Health and Well-being Interventions’AbstractPaper
GreenwoodIanUK unions and coalition building: A Coalition of the AffectedAbstract 
GreerIanWelfare reform and workplace effects: Toward a research programme Abstract 
GrugulisIrenaAssessing Soft SkillsAbstract 
GundertStefanieDo Fixed-Term and Temporary Agency Workers feel socially excluded? Do Fixed-Term and Temporary Agency Workers feel socially excluded? Labour market integration, social well-being and social capital in GermanyAbstract 
HaipeterThomas"Better, Not Cheaper". A German Trade Union Campaign and its Effects for Works Councils and Union Power AbstractPaper
HajdakovaIvetaServe or Be Served! Social Inequalities in a Luxury Restaurant in PragueAbstract 
Hanappi-EggerEdeltraudThe Hidden Organizational Agenda in SET ProfessionsAbstractPaper
HannonEndaIndustry Support Agencies and other External Organisations: their impact on Firm Strategies & Employment PracticesAbstractPaper
HarleyBillManagerial Control of Work in the Private Security IndustryAbstract 
HarrisonDeborah‘Non-Professional’ Workers in Community Mental Health Services: Exploring Key Relationships and how they Impact on Worker ExperienceAbstract 
HasbrouckHeidiThe Political Economy of the American Waitress as IconAbstract 
HauptmeierMarcoWhipsawing in Employment Relations Abstract 
HeynenRobertSex Industry Labour Organizing: Suggestions for Improving Workplace Conditions Abstract 
Hirsch-KreinsenHartmutLow-skilled industrial work – an overlooked sector in labour researchAbstractPaper
HofmannSusanneCorporeal Entrepreneurialism and Neoliberal Agency in the Sex Trade at the US-Mexican BorderAbstract 
HolmesCraigThe route out of the routine: mobility and the changing structure of occupationsAbstractPaper
HolstHajoThe Commodification of Institutions – The Transformation of German Labour RelationsAbstractPaper
HolstHajoFlexible Production and the Production of Flexible Labour – the effects of the crisis on labour’s subjectivityAbstract 
HopkinsBenjaminUsing Labour Process Theory to analyse the ‘Polish Work Ethic’AbstractPaper
HossainMd.Gendered Discourses in the Global Production Industry: An Experience from Bangladesh Apparel IndustryAbstract 
HuzellHenriettaStrategies for dignity in service work Abstract 
HuzzardTonyLabour Process Analysis, Performativity and the Trade Unions: Towards an Action Research AgendaAbstractPaper
HvidHelgeWellbeing, standardization and controlAbstract 
IvarssonLarsNon-work Related Activities at WorkAbstractPaper
JohanssonStinaIF Metall – Struggling against the effects or recession through individual development of the union membersAbstract 
JohanssonKristinaGender and food retail trade: challenging and reproducing work and gender in times of organizational changes.AbstractPaper
KarepovaMariaThe challenges for the development of professional associations in a transitional economyAbstract 
KeefeJeffreyDebunking the Myth of the Overcompensated Public EmployeeAbstract 
KhattabNabilGlobalisation of researcher mobility within the UK HE: Global-oriented academics or a ‘reserve army’?Abstract 
KhuranaSakshiWork and Life for Women Informal Workers: Findings based on an Ethnographic Study in New Delhi, India. Abstract 
KirchhoffJörgOrganisational Misbehaviour – can make “Bad Jobs” betterAbstract 
KirchhoffJörgExpansion of Output as Organizational MisbehaviourAbstract 
KnuthMatthiasGermany in the last business cycle – miracle or riddle?Abstract 
KorczynskiMarekCustomer abuse – pathology of individuals or of the service society?Abstract 
LaferGordonLabor Rights in International Trade Treaties. Abstract 
LaferGordonDirect government job creation as a response to the crisis: political and policy challenges in the US.Abstract 
LethbridgeJaneProfessional development for the Welfare State - a shared model or diverse pathsAbstractPaper
LindénJyriMoral Commitment and Surplus Value – The Logic and Nature of Teachers’ Work in Finland Abstract 
LizéLaurenceDo Unemployed People Find Suitable Jobs in France?Abstract 
LorettoWendyNot seen and not heard: older women in the labour marketAbstract 
macmahonjulietBullying, Negative acts and implications for well being in an Irish University.Abstract 
mainjim‘"A War on Sickies" or a war on sick workers?: Absence management in contemporary local government’ Abstract 
MarksAbigailOrganizations, Community, identity and Well-being: Moving beyond Corporate Social ResponsibilityAbstract 
MeilPamelaConsent and ContentAbstractPaper
Meldgaard HansenAgneteWorking Environment Authority Interventions to Promote Well-Being at WorkAbstractPaper
MelinHarriClass profiles at workAbstract 
MustosmäkiArmiManagerial control and employee well-being in call centers in 21st century FinlandAbstractPaper
NeubaeumerRenateThe result of specialization: De-qualification and polarization of labor marketsAbstract 
NewsomeKirstyYou Monitor Performance at Every Hour’: Labour and the Management of Performance in the Retail Supply ChainAbstract 
NicksonDennisEmpowering who? Personalisation and its implications for work and employment in the voluntary sectorAbstract 
NielsenKlaus T.Meaning at Work in Elderly Care - The local translation of global trendsAbstract 
NoronhaErnestoThe dialectics of professionalism: Lawyers in India’s legal process outsourcing industryAbstractPaper
OrigoFedericaWhy have permanent workers grown dissatisfied with their job?Abstract 
PedersiniRobertoCoping with recession in Lombardy: support networks and public policiesAbstract 
PEREZCoralieOrganizational change and job separation : endure or escape ?AbstractPaper
Persson StrombackKarin JohannaThe Impact of Ideas on Sex-worker Unionization Abstract 
ProwseJulie ‘As long as we are all doing the same thing and we know what each other is doing: Midwives’ experiences of collaborative working. Abstract 
PupoNoreneUnions in Times of Crisis: Unionized Workers and Plant ClosureAbstract 
RabeauMarie-Claude NatalieExploring the Tension between Personal Intimacy and Spousal Intimacy in Couples Working Together AbstractPaper
RasmussenBentePower and freedom to manage? Governing by management agreements in public elderly careAbstractPaper
RathzelNoraEnvironmental Labour Studies: tackling the job-environment, north-south contradictionsAbstract 
ReesChrisThe restructuring of public sector work: a critical realist account of workplace change in UK local governmentAbstractPaper
Rivers-MooreMeganEmbodying sex worker rights: comparative movements in Latin AmericaAbstract 
RolfsenMonicaLabor-management partnership in global companiesAbstractPaper
SalamonskaJustyna'Working holiday' - Polish students on the labour markets of Western Europe and the USAbstract 
SandbergAkeOn Scandinavian perspectives on management in the new working lifeAbstractPaper
SchulzeMichaelaThe End of A Success Story? Danish Unions and Employment Policies in Situation of CrisisAbstract 
SgobbiFrancescaThe permeability of the labour market for professional skills at large Portuguese banksAbstract 
ShenXuehongTowards an integrated approach for managerial work studies: the case of ChinaAbstractPaper
StephenMcBrideEmployment Regimes and the Crisis Abstract 
Stewart Ann Legal constructions of body/workAbstract 
SturdyAndrewConsultancy’s consequences? Management consultancy and managementAbstractPaper
TaiHsiao-HuiTrade Unions and Identities at Work in Taiwan: A Comparison of Workers and Their RepresentativesAbstractPaper
TangianAndranikModelling Dutch collective bargainingAbstract 
TaylorPhilFrom boom to where? The experience of post-crisis work and employment in offshored BPO in IndiaAbstractPaper
ThomasMarkResponding to Crisis: Joblessness, Labour Market Adjustment and Union Strategy in the Hospitality SectorAbstract 
ThoryKathrynEmotions and Misdemeanours: Emotional Intelligence as Work-based Therapeutic Self-Control?Abstract 
TijdensKeaHow Do Individual Workers Experience The Impact Of The Economic Crisis? A German-Dutch ComparisonAbstract 
TuchkovArkadiyInstitutional forms of labour fragmentation: Case of modern RussiaAbstract 
UranoEdsonThe Social Consequences of the Economic Crisis and the Need for a Transnational Social Agenda – the Case of Brazilian Workers in JapanAbstract 
van der MeulenEmilySex Work as Sexual and Emotional Labour: Towards Improved Labour Rights for Sex WorkersAbstract 
VidalMattOn the Persistence of Labor Market Insecurity and Slow Growth in the US: Reckoning with the Waltonist Growth RegimeAbstract 
VincentSteveSocial structures, agencies, identities and moral orders: exploring disadvantage amongst freelance HR workersAbstract 
VolmerJaninaManaging Psychological Contracting. Increasing Professionalism in the Process of Psychological Contract FormationAbstractPaper
WalweiUlrichSecuring jobs trough labour hoarding in Germany - Potential impacts of subsidised working time reductions in time of recessionsAbstract 
WickhamJamesBuy not make? Hidden employment policy choices during Ireland’s economic boomAbstract 
Will-ZochollMaschaGlobalised Knowledge Work. Engineering in the Automobile Industry.AbstractPaper
WimalasenaLakshmanThe Presence of the Departed? An Attempt to Understand the ‘Meaning of Work’ in a Postcolonial Society.Abstract 
WolkowitzCarolWhat's new about 'new' body work? Towards a typology of body workAbstract 
YoonSe JoonGoverning through Creativity: Discursive Formation and Neoliberal Subjectivity in Korean FirmsAbstractPaper
ZhengYuCollaborative Networks and Skill Development among R&D Staff: the case of Chinese High-Tech FirmsAbstract 
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