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Trade union strategy in fashion retail in Italy and the USA: Converging divergence between institutions and mobilization? (2018)
Journal Article
Gasparri, S., Ikeler, P., & Fullin, G. (2019). Trade union strategy in fashion retail in Italy and the USA: Converging divergence between institutions and mobilization?. European Journal of Industrial Relations, 25(4), 345-361. https://doi.org/10.1177/0959680118817681

We investigate trade union strategies in fashion retail, a sector with endemic low-wages, precarity and a representation gap. Unions in Milan organized ‘zero-hours contract’ workers, while their counterparts in New York established an alternative cha... Read More about Trade union strategy in fashion retail in Italy and the USA: Converging divergence between institutions and mobilization?.

Shaping industrial relations in a digitalising services industry: Regional report for Southern Europe (2018)
Report
Gasparri, S., & Tassinari, A. (in press). Shaping industrial relations in a digitalising services industry: Regional report for Southern Europe

The UNI Europa project 'Shaping Industrial Relations in a Digitalising Services Industry - Challenges and Opportunities for Social Partners', in cooperation with 'ZSI – Zentrum für Soziale Innovation' and promoted by the European Commission, aims to... Read More about Shaping industrial relations in a digitalising services industry: Regional report for Southern Europe.

Le relazioni di lavoro (2018)
Book Chapter
Gasparri, S., & Dorigatti, L. (2018). Le relazioni di lavoro. In R. Semenza (Ed.), Il mondo del lavoro. Le prospettive della sociologiaUTET

Book chapter

Studying work in theory and practice: Insights for a globalising academia from the IR trajectory in Italy (2017)
Journal Article
Gasparri, S. (2017). Studying work in theory and practice: Insights for a globalising academia from the IR trajectory in Italy. Industrial Relations Journal, 48(4), 310-325. https://doi.org/10.1111/irj.12182

This article investigates the relevance of context to the study of industrial relations by analysing the trajectory of an under-researched case outside the Anglo-Saxon hotspots, Italy. Three phases are put under the spotlight revealing a trajectory a... Read More about Studying work in theory and practice: Insights for a globalising academia from the IR trajectory in Italy.

La contrattazione di sito negli outlet: Uno scenario di rivitalizzazione all'italiana?
Journal Article
Gasparri, S. (in press). La contrattazione di sito negli outlet: Uno scenario di rivitalizzazione all'italiana?

Innovative forms of collective bargaining constitute a necessary answer to the challenges posed by productive fragmentation to workers’ representation. An example of such innovation is evident in three Factory Outlet Malls in Italy, where unions’ int... Read More about La contrattazione di sito negli outlet: Uno scenario di rivitalizzazione all'italiana?.


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