Featured Publications

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 available here.

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

Jordan, J., Maccarrone, V. and Erne, R. (forthcoming) '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.


Other Publications

Béthoux, E., Erne, R., Golden, D. (2019) 'Les syndicats ont-ils été oubliés de la campagne européenne?' The Conversation, 22 May. Full text available here.

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 available here.

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 available here.

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 here 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 24 (2): 217-232. Full text available here.

Föhrer, B., Erne, R. and Finlay, G. (2019) 'Transnational Competence: A Transformative Tool? A Comparison of German and Irish Political Trade Union Education Programs', Labor Studies Journal, 30 December.

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 available here.

Mainil, T. and Stan, S. (2018) '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 available here.

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 available here.

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 available here from 7 Feb 2020.

Szabó, I. (forthcoming) 'Professionals on the road to contention: Social movement unionism in healthcare labour disputes across Europe', Economic and Industrial Democracy.

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 24 (2): 163-178. Full text available here.


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.

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.


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 online 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 online 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 available here.

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

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 available here.

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 available here.

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 available here.

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 available here.


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 available here.

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 online 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 available here.

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 available here.