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Lowell Turner : Publications


Labor in the New Urban Battlegrounds: Local Solidarity in a Global Economy.  Lowell Turner and Daniel Cornfield (eds.).  Ithaca: Cornell University Press/ILR Press, 2007.

Rekindling the Movement: Labor's Quest for Relevance in the 21st Century.  Lowell Turner, Harry Katz and Richard Hurd (eds.), Ithaca: Cornell University Press/ILR Press, 2001.

Transnational Cooperation among Trade Unions: Philosophy, Structure and Practice.  Michael E. Gordon and Lowell Turner (eds.), Ithaca: Cornell University Press/ILR Press, 2000.

Fighting for Partnership: Labor and Politics in Unified Germany.  Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1998.   Also published in German translation as Sozialpartnerschaft in der Krise.  Frankfurt: Campus Verlag, 2000.

Negotiating the New Germany: Can Social Partnership Survive?  Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1997.

Democracy at Work: Changing World Markets and the Future of Labor Unions.  Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1991.

Democratic Corporatism and Policy Linkages: The Interdependence of Industrial, Labor Market, Incomes and Social Policies in Eight Countries.  Harold L. Wilensky and Lowell Turner.  Research Monograph Series, Institute of International Studies, U.C. Berkeley, 1987.

Selected Journal Articles and Book Chapters

"Institutions and Activism: Crisis and Opportunity for a German Labor Movement in Decline." Industrial and Labor Relations Review 62:3, April 2009. (This article won the James G. Scoville Best International/Comparative Paper Award Labor and Employment Relations Association, 2010.)

"Advantages of Backwardness: Lessons for Social Europe from the American Labour Movement."  Social Europe 2:4 (Spring 2007), 147-153.

Special Issue on "Labor and Social Justice: Union Renewal in a Contested Global Economy." (with co-editor Kate Bronfenbrenner), Work and Occupations 32:4, November 2005.

"Globalization, Participation, and the Renewal of the Labor Movement."  In Ray Marshall and Julius Getman (eds.), The Future of Unions: Organized Labor in the 21st Century.  Lyndon Johnson School for Public Affairs, University of Texas, 2004, 111-134.

"Reviving the Labor Movement: A Comparative Perspective."  In Daniel B. Cornfield and Holly J. McCammon (eds.), Labor Revitalization: Global Perspectives and New Initiatives, JAI series on Research in the Sociology of Work.  Amsterdam: JAI Press, 2003, 23-57.

 "Reviving the American Labor Movement: Institutions and Mobilization" (with co-authors Richard Hurd and Ruth Milkman), European Journal of Industrial Relations 9:1, March 2003, 99-117. 

"Convergence and Diversity in International and Comparative Industrial Relations" (with co-author John Windmuller), Industrial Relations at the Dawn of the New Millennium, Maruice Neufeld and Jean JcKelvey (eds.), Ithaca: New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University, 1998, 192-208.

“German Codetermination in Comparative Perspective,” (with co-author Kathleen Thelen), Report for the project “Mitbestimmung und neue Unternehmenskulturen,” a German government and foundation funded evaluation of codetermination in the 1990s, organized by Wolfgang Streeck.  Guetersloh: Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung, 1997.

“The Europeanization of Labor: Structure Before Action,” European Journal of Industrial Relations 2:3, November 1996, 325-44.

"The Transformation of Industrial Relations in Eastern Germany." (with co-authors Ulrich Jürgens and Larissa Klinzing).  Industrial and Labor Relations Review 46:2 January 1993, 229-244.

"Prospects for Worker Participation in Management in the Single Market."  In Lloyd Ulman, Barry Eichengreen and William T. Dickens (eds.), Labor and an Integrated Europe.  Washington DC: The Brookings Institution, 1993, 45-79.