Featured Publications

Jordan, J., Maccarrone, V. and Erne, R. (2020) 'Towards a Socialisation of the EU's New Economic Governance Regime? EU labour policy interventions in Germany, Italy, Ireland and Romania (2009-2019). British Journal of Industrial Relations, doi: 10.1111/bjir.12522.

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Erne, R. (2019) 'How To Analyse A Supranational Regime That Nationalises Social Conflict? The European Crisis, Labour Politics and Methodological Nationalism', in: Nanopoulos, E. and Vergis, F. (eds.) The Crisis Behind the Euro-Crisis: The Euro-Crisis as Systemic Multi-Dimensional Crisis of the EU. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 346-368. Full text.

Erne, R. (2018) 'Labour Politics and the EU's New Economic Governance Regime (European Unions): A new European Research Council project'. Transfer: European Review of Labour and Research 24 (2): 237-247. Full text.


Other Publications

Erne, R. (2020) 'Interest Groups', in: Caramani, D. (ed.) Comparative Politics (5th ed). Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 252-266.

Erne, R. (2019) 'Social Movements or State Apparatus?' In: Kiess, J. M. and Seeliger, M. (eds.) Trade Unions and European Integration: A Question of Optimism and Pessimism?  New York: Routledge, pp. 259-266. Full text available  from 14 Dec 2020.

Erne, R. (2019) 'Labour Politics and the EU's New Economic Governance Regime: Methodological Challenges and Innovations of a New Research Agenda', Bulletin of Comparative Labour Relations - Employment Relations in the 21st century: Challenges for Theory and Research in a Changing World of Work, Vol. 107. Alphen aan den Rijn: Wolters Kluwer, pp. 93-98. Full text not available.

Erne, R. and Blaser, M. (2018) 'Direct Democracy and Trade Union Action'. Transfer: European Review of Labour and Research 24 (2): 217-232. Full text.

Béthoux, E., Erne, R., Golden, D. (2018) 'A primordial attachment to the nation? French and Irish workers and trade unions in past EU referendum debates'. British Journal of Industrial Relations 56 (3): 656-678. Full text.

Föhrer, B., Erne, R. and Finlay, G. (2019) 'Transnational Competence: A Transformative Tool? A Comparison of German and Irish Political Trade Union Education Programs', Labour Studies Journal, doi: 10.1177/0160449X19894388. Full text.

Golden, D. (2019) 'A Fairer Europe For Workers... Or Else? Some observations from the ETUC Congress 2019, Vienna, 21-24 May 2019'. Transfer: European Review of Labour and Research 25 (4): 489-493.

Maccarrone, V., Erne, R., Regan, A. (2019) 'Ireland: life after social partnership'. In: Müller, T., Vandaele, K. and Waddington, J. (eds.) Collective bargaining in Europe: towards an endgame. Brussels: ETUI, pp. 315-335. Full text.

Mainil, T. and Stan, S. (2019) 'Transnational Health Care'. In: Winnett, R. et al. (eds) Health Care Social Work: A Global Perspective. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 42-57. Full text.

Stan, S. (2018) 'Neoliberal citizenship and the politics of corruption: redefining informal exchange in Romanian healthcare'. In: Carrier, J. (eds) Economy, Crime and Wrong in a Neoliberal Era. EASA, 32. Oxford: Berghahn, pp. 172-194. Full text.

Stan, S. and Toma, V. V. (2018) 'Accumulation by Dispossession and Public-Private Biomedical Pluralism in Romanian Health Care'. Medical Anthropology 38 (1): 85-99. Full text.

Szabó, I. (2020) 'Professionals on the road to contention: Social movement unionism in healthcare labour disputes across Europe', Economic and Industrial Democracy, doi: 10.1177/0143831X20903090.

Crespy, A. and Szabó, I. (2018) 'Healthcare Reforms and Fiscal Discipline in Europe: Responsibility or Responsiveness? European Policy Analysis 4 (2): 214-233. Full text.

Szabó, I. (2018) 'Trade unions and the sovereign power of the state. A comparative analysis of employer offensives in the Danish and Irish public sectors'. Transfer: European Review of Labour and Research 24 (2): 163-178. Full text.


Earlier Publications:

Books

Bieler, A., Erne, R., Golden, D., Helle, I., Kjeldstadli, K., Matos, T. and Stan, S. (eds.) (2015) Labour and Transnational Action in Times of Crisis. Lanham/London: Rowman & Littlefield International.

Erne, R. (2008) European Unions. Labor's Quest for a Transnational Democracy. Ithaca: Cornell University Press. (A paperback edition was published in 2010.)

Erne, R., Gross, A., Kaufmann, B. and Kleger, H. (eds.) (1995) Transnationale Demokratie. Impulse für ein demokratisch verfasstes Europa. Zürich: Realotopia. Full text.

Léonard, E., Erne, R., Marginson, P. and Smismans, S. (with collaboration of P. Tilly) (2007) New structures, forms and processes of governance in European industrial Relations. Dublin/Luxembourg: Eurofound/Office for the Official Publications of the European Communities. Full text.


Special Issues

Erne, R., Bieler, A., Golden, D., Helle, I., Kjeldstadli, K., Matos, T. and Stan, S. (2015) 'Politicizing the transnational', Labor History 56 (3). Available here.

Erne, R., Bieler, A., Golden, D., Helle, I., Kjeldstadli, K., Matos, T. and Stan, S. (2015) 'European collective action in times of crisis', Transfer: European Review of Labour and Research 21 (2). Available here.


Articles

Erne, R. (2015) 'A supranational regime that nationalizes social conflict. Explaining European trade unions' difficulties in polticizing European economic governance'. Labor History 56 (3): 345-368. Full text.

Erne, R. (2009) 'Labor History Symposium: Roland Erne, European unions', Labor History 50 (2): 187-216. Full text.

Erne, R., Bieler, A., Golden, D., Helle, I., Kjeldstadli, K., Matos, T. and Stan, S. (2015) 'Introduction: Politicizing the Transnational', Labor History 56 (3): 237-245. Full text.

Erne, R. and Imboden, N. (2015) 'Equal pay by gender and by nationality: a comparative analysis of Switzerland's unequal equal pay policy regimes across time'. Cambridge Journal of Economics 39 (2): 655-674. Full text.

Stan, S., Erne, R. (2016) 'Is migration from Central and Eastern Europe an opportunity for trade unions to demand higher wages? Evidence from the Romanian health sector', European Journal of Industrial Relations 22 (2): 167-183. Full text.

Stan, S., Helle, I., Erne, R. (2015) 'European collective action in times of crisis', Transfer: European Review of Labour and Research 21 (2): 131-139. Full text.


Book Chapters

Bieler, A. and Erne, R. (2015) 'Transnational Solidarity? The European Working Class in the Eurozone Crisis', in: Panitch, L. and Albo, G. (eds.) Transforming Classes [Yearbook: Socialist Register 2015]. London/New York: Merlin Press/Monthly Review Press, pp. 157-177. Full text.

Bieler, A., Erne, R., Golden, D., Helle, I. Kjeldstadli, K., Matos, T., and Stan, S. (2015) 'Questions for the Future: Towards and Analytical Framework', in: Bieler, A., Erne, R., Golden, D., Helle, I. Kjeldstadli, K., Matos, T., and Stan, S. (eds.) Labour and Transnational  Action in Times of Crisis. Lanham/London: Rowman & Littlefield International, pp. 223-230. 

Erne, R. (2017) 'Interest Groups', in: Caramani, D. (ed.) Comparative Politics (4th ed). Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 245-259.

Erne, R. (2015) 'Auf dem Weg zu einer erzwungenen Integration nationaler Arbeitsbeziehungen?', in: Pernicka, S. (ed.) Horizontale Europäisierung im Feld der Arbeitsbeziehungen. Wiesbaden: Springer, pp. 183-200. Available here.

Erne, R. (2012) 'European industrial relations after the crisis. A postscript', in: Smismans, S. (ed.) The European Union and Industrial Relations - New Procedures, New Context. Manchester: Manchester University Press, pp. 225-235. Full text.

Erne, R. (2012) 'European Unions after the Global Crisis', in: Burroni, L., Keune, M. and Meardi, G. (eds.) Economy and Society in Europe: A Relationship in Crisis. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, pp. 124-139. Full text.