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Employers and child workers : an institutional approach

Price, Robin A., Bailey, Janis , McDonald, Paula K., & Pini, Barbara (2011) Employers and child workers : an institutional approach. Industrial Relations Journal, 42(3), pp. 220-235.

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Abstract

This article explores employers' perspectives on the introduction of child employment legislation in Australia through the lens of the three pillars—regulative, normative and cultural-cognitive—of institutional theory. The study extends the traditional industrial relations (IR) focus on regulation to examine how human resource (HR) practices around child employment become legitimised, normalised and socially supported.

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ID Code: 41417
Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: Employers, Child Workers, Institutional Approach, Industrial Relations
DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-2338.2010.00613.x
ISSN: 0019-8692
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Industrial Relations (150306)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Management
Deposited On: 11 May 2011 08:01
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2011 23:07

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