Frege, Carola


Dr Carola Frege  

Department

Position held

Department of Management

Professor in Employment Relations

Experience keywords:

Comparative employment relations; globalization of work; racism; employee participation; immigration

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Carola Frege studies the global transformation of national employment systems and their impact on workers and their interest representation (unions, works councils). Another interest is the different social science traditions in employment relations theories and research in the US and Europe. Her latest research focuses on the impact of liberal and coordinated economies on workplace diversity and racism.

Countries and regions to which research relates:

UK; US; EU

Languages:

German [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Fluent]; French [Spoken: Basic]

Media experience:

TV

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7955 7032

Publications

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2014

Godard, John and Frege, Carola M. (2014) Worker perceptions of representation and rights in Germany and the USA European Journal of Industrial Relations, 20 (1). 73-89. ISSN 0959-6801

Frege, Carola M. and Godard, John (2014) Job quality and institutional differences: civic principles at work in the USA and Germany American Sociological Review, 79 (5). ?-?. ISSN 0003-1224

2013

Frege, Carola M. (2013) Comparative perspectives in employment relations research Industrielle Beziehungen, 20 (4). 285-303. ISSN 0943-2779

Frege, Carola M. and Kelly, John, eds (2013) Comparative employment relations in the global political economy Routledge, Abingdon, UK. ISBN 9780415686624

Jackson, Gregory and Kuruvilla, Sarosh and Frege, Carola (2013) Across boundaries: the global challenges facing workers and employment research British Journal of Industrial Relations, 51 (3). 425-439. ISSN 0007-1080

Godard, John and Frege, Carola M. (2013) Labor unions, alternative forms of representation, and the exercise of authority relations in U.S. workplaces Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 66 (1). 142-168. ISSN 0019-7939

2011

Frege, Carola M. and Kelly, John and McGovern, Patrick (2011) Richard Hyman: marxism, trade unionism and comparative employment relations British Journal of Industrial Relations, 49 (2). 209-230. ISSN 0007-1080

2010

Bryson, Alex and Frege, Carola M. (2010) The importance of comparative workplace employment relations studies British Journal of Industrial Relations, 48 (2). 231-234. ISSN 1467-8543

Frege, Carola M. (2010) Cross-national variation in representation rights and governance at work In: Wilkinson, Adrian and Gollan, Paul J. and Marchington, Mick and Lewin, David, (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Participation in Organizations. Oxford handbooks in business and management. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780199207268

Godard, John and Frege, Carola M. (2010) Union decline, alternative forms of representation, and workplace authority relations in the United States The authors.

2008

Frege, Carola M. (2008) The history of industrial relations as a field of study In: Blyton, Paul and Heery, Edmund and Bacon, Nicolas and Fiorito, Jack, (eds.) The Sage Handbook of Industrial Relations. SAGE Publications, London, UK. ISBN 9781412911542

2007

Frege, Carola (2007) Employment Research and State Traditions: A Comparative History of Britain, Germany, and the United States Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780199208067

Frege, Carola (2007) European Union: the next fifty years: 50 top thinkers set out their ideas for Europe Oxford University Press, Oxford. ISBN 0199208069

Frege, Carola and Behrens, M and Fichter, M (2007) Trade union revitalisation in Germany In: Phelan, C, (ed.) Trade Union Revitalisation: Trends and Prospects in 34 Countries. Peter Lang, Oxford, UK, 173-187. ISBN 9783039110094

2006

Frege, Carola (2006) International trends in unionization In: Morley, Michael J. and Gunnigle, Patrick and Collings, David G., (eds.) Global Industrial Relations. Routledge, London, UK, 221-238. ISBN 0415329477

2005

Frege, Carola (2005) The discourse of industrial democracy: Germany and the US revisited Economic and Industrial Democracy, 26 (1). 151-175. ISSN 0143-831X

Frege, Carola (2005) Varieties of industrial relations research: take-over, convergence or divergence? British Journal of Industrial Relations, 43 (2). 179-207. ISSN 0007-1080

2004

Frege, Carola and Kelly, John, eds (2004) Varieties of unionism : comparative strategies for union renewal Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780199270149

Frege, Carola and Kelly, John (2004) Union strategies in comparative context In: Frege, Carola M. and Kelly, John, (eds.) Varieties of Unionism: Strategies for Union Revitalization in a Globalizing Economy. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 31-44. ISBN 9780199270149

Frege, Carola and Herrey, Edmund and Turner, Lowell (2004) The new solidarity?: trade unions and coalition building in five countries In: Frege, Carola and Kelly, John, (eds.) Varieties of Unionism: Strategies for Union Revitalization in a Globalizing Economy. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 137-158. ISBN 9780199270149

2003

Frege, Carola M. and Kelly, John (2003) Union revitalization strategies in comparative perspective European Journal of Industrial Relations, 9 (1). 7-24. ISSN 0959-6801

Behrens, Martin and Fichter, Michael and Frege, Carola M. (2003) Unions in Germany: regaining the initiative? European Journal of Industrial Relations, 9 (1). 25-42. ISSN 0959-6801

Frege, Carola M. (2003) Industrial relations in continental Europe In: Ackers, Peter and Wilkinson, Adrian, (eds.) Understanding Work and Employment : Industrial Relations in Transition. Oxford University Press, Oxford, 242-264. ISBN 9780199240661

Frege, Carola (2003) Transforming German workplace relations: quo vadis cooperation? Economic and Industrial Democracy, 24 (3). 317-347. ISSN 0143-831X

2002

Frege, Carola M. (2002) Understanding union effectiveness in east central Europe: Hungary and Slovenia European Journal of Industrial Relations, 8 (1). 53-76. ISSN 0959-6801

Frege, Carola (2002) Scientific knowledge production in the United States and Germany: the case of industrial relations research Comparative Labor Law and Policy, 23 (3). 865-893. ISSN 1095-6654

Frege, Carola M. (2002) A critical assessment of the theoretical and empirical research on German works councils British Journal of Industrial Relations, 40 (2). 221-248. ISSN 0007-1080

2001

Frege, Carola M. (2001) Union weakness and post-communist identities in Eastern Europe: evidence from the Hungarian clothing industry Industrial Relations Journal, 32 (4). 295-312. ISSN 0019-8692

2000

Frege, Carola M. (2000) Post-communist workplace relations in Hungary: case studies from the clothing industry Work, Employment and Society, 14 (4). 743-755. ISSN 0950-0170

Frege, Carola M. (2000) The illusion of union management cooperation in postcommunist central eastern Europe East European Politics and Societies, 14 (3). 636-660. ISSN 0888-3254

1999

Frege, Carola M. (1999) Social partnership at work: workplace relations in post-unification Germany Routledge research in employment relations (2). Routledge, London. ISBN 9780415189507

Frege, Carola M. (1999) Transferring labor institutions to emerging economies: the case of East Germany Industrial Relations, 38 (4). 459-481. ISSN 0019-8692

Frege, Carola M. and Taplin, I. (1999) Managing transitions: the reorganization of clothing manufacturing firms in Hungary Organization Studies, 20 (5). 721-740. ISSN 1741-3044

Frege, Carola M. and Toth, Andras (1999) Institutions matter: the case of union solidarity in Hungary and East Germany British Journal of Industrial Relations, 37 (1). 117-140. ISSN 1467-8543

1998

Frege, Carola M. (1998) Workers' commitment to new labour institutions: comparing union members in East and West Germany European Journal of Industrial Relations, 4 (1). 81-101. ISSN 1461-7129

Frege, Carola M. (1998) The case of mandatory works councils in post-communist East Germany: different workplace relations in the East and West? Economic and Industrial Democracy, 19 (3). 475-504. ISSN 1461-7099

1997

Frege, Carola M. (1997) Workplace relations in Eastern Germany after 1989: a critical analysis of the debate German Politics and Society, 15 (1/42). 65-93. ISSN 1558-5441

Frege, Carola M. (1997) Does economic transformation undermine union collectivism?: the case of East German textile workers Industrial Relations Journal, 28 (3). 163-175. ISSN 1468-2338

1995

Frege, Carola M. (1995) Union membership in post-socialist East Germany: who participates in collective action British Journal of Industrial Relations, 34 (3). 387-414. ISSN 1467-8543


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