Ritical evaluation of the role of the State in British Industrial Relations since the 1980s
Essay title is Critically evaluate the role of the State in British Industrial Relations since the 1980s”. The reading list for the essay is: Milliband (1973) The State in Capitalist Soiciety; Smith (1984) The British Economic Crisis; Hayek (1980) Trade Unions and Britains Economic Decline; Minford (1982) Trade Unions Destroy a Million Jobs; Burkitt (1981) Excessive Trade Union Power Existing Reality or Contemporary Myth?; Allen (1971) The Sociology of Industrial Relations; Coates and Topham (1988) Trade Unions in Britain; Undy (2001) New Labour and New Unionism 1997-2001; Williams and Adam-Smith (2010) Contemporary Employment Relations; Clegg (1979) The Changing Systems of Industrial Relations in Great Britain; Kessler and Bayliss (1980) Contemporary British Industrial Relations; Hepple (1983) Individual Labour Law; Lewis (1983) Collective Labour Law; Smith (2009) New Labour and the common sense of Neo-liberalism; Centre for Labour Studies and Social Studies, Policy Paper, State intervention for wage led development by Professor Ozlem Onaran, September 2014; Centre for Labour Studies and Social Studies,Think Piece, In the public interest, The role of the modern state by Yvonne Roberts, August 2014.
The essay to be written from a left wing socialist perspective.