Non-Standard Employment in Europe

Paradigms, Prevalence and Policy Responses

  • Max Koch
  • Martin Fritz

Part of the Work and Welfare in Europe book series (RECOWE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiv
  2. Introduction: Changing Employment Standards in a Crisis-Ridden Europe

  3. Theoretical, Economic and Political Background

  4. Country Studies

  5. Comparative Perspective

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 242-246

About this book


Postwar employment standards are being undermined and 'non-standard' employment is becoming more common. While scholars have pointed to negative consequences of this development, this volume also discusses the evidence for a new and socially inclusive European employment standard.


care Comparative analysis Enlarged European Union European Union European Union (EU) labor market Marx politics poverty transition

Editors and affiliations

  • Max Koch
    • 1
  • Martin Fritz
    • 2
  1. 1.Lund UniversitySweden
  2. 2.GESIS — Leibniz Institute for the Social SciencesGermany

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