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2001

Co-Author with Paul Osterman, Thomas Kochan, Michael Piore, Working in America, Cambridge , MA : The MIT Press.

1995

Remaking the Italian Economy, Ithaca , NY : Cornell University Press. (Named one of the Outstanding Academic Books for 1995 by CHOICE magazine. Nominated for two American Political Science Association Book Awards: The Best Book in Political Economy Award and The Gregory Luebbert Book Award.)

1995

Richard Locke, Thomas Kochan, Michael Piore, eds., Employment Relations in a Changing World Economy, Cambridge , MA: The MIT Press.

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2009 Co-author with Monica Romis, "The Promise & Perils of Private Voluntary Regulation: Labor Standards and Work Organizations in Two Mexican Factories," accepted to Review of International Political Economy. (Forthcoming 2009)
2009 Co-author with Matthew Amengual and Akshay Mangla, "Virtue out of Necessity?: Compliance, Commitment and the Improvement of Labor Conditions in Global Supply Chains," Politics & Society, Vol. 37, No 3 (September): 319-351.

2007

Co-author with Fei Qin and Alberto Brause, “Does Monitoring Improve Labor Standards?: Lessons from Nike," Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 61 Issue 1, (October): 3-31.

2007

Co-author with Monica Romis, “Improving Work Conditions in a Global Supply Chain.” MIT Sloan Management Review, Volume 48, Number 2 (Winter): 54-62.

2003

Construindo Confiança,” Econômica, Vol. 3, No. 2 (September): 253-281.

1998

Co-authored with Lucio Baccaro, “The End of Solidarity?”: The Decline of Egalitarian Wage Policies in Italy and Sweden,” European Journal of Industrial Relations, Vol. 4, No. 3, (November): 283-308.

1997

Co-author with Wade Jacoby, “The Dilemmas of Diffusion: Social Embeddedness and the Problems of Institutional Change in Eastern Germany,” Politics & Society, Vol. 25, No. 1, (March): 34-65.

1996

Co-author with Lucio Baccaro, “Learning From Past Mistakes? Recent Reforms in Italian Industrial Relations,” Industrial Relations Journal, Vol. 27, No. 4, (December): 289-303.

1996

The Composite Economy: Local Politics and Industrial Change in Contemporary Italy,” Economy and Society, Vol. 25, No. 4, (November): 483-510.

1995

Co-author with Kathleen Thelen, “Apples and Oranges Revisited: Contextualized Comparisons and the Study of Comparative Labor Politics,” Politics & Society, Vol. 23, No. 3 (September): 337-68. (Revised translated version, “Comparaçoes contextualidas: Uma abordagem alternativa para a análise de politica sindical, “ in Revista Latinoamericana de Estudos del Trabajo, Vol. 4, No. 8, 1998.)

1995

“Una economia differenziata: politica locale e cambiamento industriale,” Stato E Mercato, n.43 (April): 27-64.

1992

The Demise of the National Union in Italy : Lessons for Comparative Industrial Relations Research,” Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 45, No. 2 (January): 229-249.

1990

“The Resurgence of the Local Union: Industrial Restructuring and Industrial Relations in Italy,” Politics & Society, Vol. 18, No. 3: 347-79.

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2004

Co-author with Suzanne Berger, “Il Caso Italiano and Globalization,” in European Industrial Restructuring in a Global Economy: Fragmentation and Relocation of Valve Chairs, Michael Faust, Ulrich Voskamp, and Volker Witke, eds., (Gottingen: 50fl)

2004

Co-author with Thomas A. Kochan, Paul Osterman, and Michael Piore, “Extended Networks: A Vision for Next Generation Unions,” in Unions in the 21st Century: An International Perspective, Anil Verma and Thomas A. Kochan, eds.

2003

The Promise and Perils of Globalization: The Case of Nike,” in Management: Inventing and Delivering It's Future, Richard Schmalensee & Thomas A. Kochan, eds. (MIT Press).

2002

Co-author with Zairo B. Cheibub, “Valores ou intresses? Reflexoes sobre a responsabilidad social das empresas,” in Empresa, Empresarios e Globalizacao, Anna Kircher, ed. (Rio de Janeiro: Relume Dumara).

2002

“Construire la Fiducia,” in Mezzogiorno e Sviluppo Economico, Archille Flora, ed., Naples: Nuovo Scientifico.

2001

“Il ‘Caso italiano' e la globalizzazione,” in L'Italia Che Cambia; Stephen Graubard and Tomasso Padoa-Schioppa, eds., Bologna: Il Mundo.

1999

“O Futuro das relacoes de trabalho e de emprego,” O Futuro da Industria no Brasil e no Mundo, Confederacao Nacional da Industria, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Editoria Campus.

1999

Co-author with Lucio Baccaro, “The Resurgence of Italian Trade Unions.” in The Brave New World of European Labor; George Ross and Andrew Martin, ed., Providence, R.I.: Berghahn Books.

1999

Co-author with Thomas Kochan, “The Transformation of Industrial Relations? A Cross-National Review of the Evidence,” in The Changing Nature of Work, Frank Ackerman, et al., eds., Washington, DC: Island Press.

1997

“Revisiting the Italian Districts: Towards a Micropolitical Approach.” in Hedging Bets on Growth in a Globalizing Industrial Order. Lee-Jay Cho and Yoon Hyung Kim, eds., Seoul : Korea Development Institute.

1997

Co-author with Wade Jacoby, “Institutional Transfer and the Remaking of Vocational Training Practices in Eastern Germany”, in Negotiating The New Germany, Lowell Turner, ed., Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.

1995

“The Transformation of Industrial Relations?: A Cross-National Review,” in The Comparative Political Economy of Industrial Relations, Kirsten S. Wever and Lowell Turner, eds., Madison, WI: Industrial Relations Research Association.

1995

Co-author with Thomas Kochan and Michael Piore, “Introduction,” in Employment Relations in a Changing World Economy, Richard Locke , Thomas Kochan, and Michael Piore, eds., Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

1995

Co-author with Thomas Kochan, “Conclusion: The Transformation of Industrial Relations?: A Cross-National Perspective,” in Employment Relations in a Changing World Economy, Richard Locke , Thomas Kochan, Michael Piore, eds., Cambridge , MA : MIT Press.

1995

“Eppure Si Tocca: The Abolition of The Scala Mobile,” in Italian Politics: A Review, Carol Mershon and Gianfranco Pasquino, eds., Boulder , CO : Westview Press. Also published in Italian as “L'abolizione della scala mobile,” in Politica in Italia, Bologna: IL Mulino, 1994.

1994

“Modifiche strutturali delle imprese e organizzazione del lavoro per moduli autoregolati,” in Il lavaro tra memoria e futuro, Francesco Garibaldo, ed., Rome: Ediesse.

1992

“Industrial Restructuring and Industrial Relations in the Italian Automobile Industry,” in Bargaining for Change: Union Politics in North American and Europe, Miriam Golden and Jonas Pontusso, eds., Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.

1991

“The Political Embeddedness of Industrial Change: Corporate Restructuring and Local Politics in Contemporary Italy,” in Transforming Organizations, Thomas A. Kochan and Michael Useem, eds., New York: Oxford University Press.

1990

Co-author with Thomas Kochan, “A Conceptual Framework for Comparative Analysis of U.S. and Italian Experiences,” in ISVET, Transforming U.S. Industrial Relations, Milan: Franco Angeli.

1990

Co-author with Thomas Kochan and Christopher Heye, “Industrial Restructuring and Industrial Relations in the U.S. and Italian Automobile Industries,” in Managing the Globalization of Business, Donald Lessard and Cristiano Antonelli, eds., Naples: Editoriale Scientifica.

1990

Co-author with Cristano Antonelli, “International Competitiveness, Technological Change and Organizational Innovation: Strategy and Structure of the Italian Apparel Industry in the 1980s,” in Managing the Globalization of Business, Donald Lessard and Cristiano Antonelli, eds., Naples: Editoriale Scientifica.

1989

Co-author with Serafino Negrelli, “La Strategia Unilaterale della Integrazione Flessibile: Il Caso Fiat Auto,” in Strategie di riaggiustamento industriale, Marino Regini and Charles Sabel, eds., Bologna: Il Mulino.

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Articles in Non-Refereed Journals

2009 "Rethinking Compliance: Improving Working Conditions in Global Supply Chains," Perspectives on Work. Volume 13, No. 1 (Summer 2009): 3-5.

2007

Co-author with Thomas Kochan, Monica Romis, and Fei Qin, “Beyond corporate codes of conduct: Work organization and labour standards at Nike's suppliers.” International Labour Review, Vol. 146 Issue 1/2, (March-June): 21-37.

2006

"Education as an Emotional Experience: Reflections of a Teacher," Schools: Studies in Education. Volume 3, Issue 2, Page 31-50, (October)

2004

“Claves para Ser Un Pais de Emprendedores,” Empresas COPEC, No. 55 (April).

2001

Co-author with Suzanne Berger, “Globalization and Il Caso Italiano,” Daedalus, Volume 130, No. 3 (Spring).

1999

Co- author with Zairo Cheibub, “Reforma administrative e relacoes trabalhistas no setor publico”, Cadernos ENAP, n. 18.

1998

“Italy 's Composite Economy,” in Aspenia (Aspen Institute of Italy Journal) Vol. 3, No. 6 (December).

1998

Co-author with Kathleen Thelen, “Problems of Equivalence in Comparative Politics: Apples and Oranges, Again” in American Political Science Association – Comparative Politics Newsletter, Volume 8, No. 1 (Winter).

1997

Co-author with Lucio Baccaro, “Reforma do Setor Publico e Participaçao Sindical: o Caso do Sistema de Pensao Italiano.” Revista do Servico Publico. Vol. 48, No.2 (May-August.)

1996

Co-author with Janice Fine, “Unions Get Smart: New Tactics for a New Labor Movement,” Dollars and Sense, No. 207 (September-October).

1995  "Das strategische Dilemma der Solidarität," Frankfurter Rundschau, October 28. (This article is an excerpt from the article I wrote for Gewerkschaftliche Monatshefte. It was published as a full page article in one of Germany's leading national newspapers.)

1995

“Das strategische Dilemma der Solidarität,” Gewerkschaftliche Monatshefte, Vol. 46, No. 10 (October): 601-610.

1995 Co-author with Thomas Kochan and Michael Piore, “Reconceptualizing Comparative Industrial Relations: Lessons from International Research,” International Labor Review, Vol. 134, No. 2.

1991

"Genopblomstring af den lokale fagbevaegelse," Tiden, n. 4 (1991). (This is a modified version of my Politics & Society article that was published in the leading Danish labor union journal.)
1990 "La via italiana alla moda pronta," Mondo Economico (Italy's Business Week), March 10, 1990. (This was a brief sketch of my research on the Italian apparel industry written for a business audience.)

1987

“Organizazione Del Lavoro, Relazioni Industriali e Progetto Saturno, Sociologia Del Lavoro , n. 32.

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