Skip navigation
Logo
User training | Reference and search service

Library catalog

Retrievo
EDS
b-on
More
resources
Content aggregators
Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:

acessibilidade

http://hdl.handle.net/10071/9496
acessibilidade
Title: A typology of trade union websites with evidence from Portugal and Britain
Authors: Rego, R.
Marques Alves, P.
Naumann, R.
Silva, J.
Keywords: ICTs
Internet
Portugal
Trade unions
Typology
UK
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: Sage Publications
Abstract: Information and communication technologies (ICTs) have been discussed as an important contribution for revitalising trade unions. Authors stress for instance that Internet is faster, cheaper, and more far-reaching than traditional communication means. Nevertheless, the discussion lacks tools and empirical data that allow us to understand and follow up the changes in phenomena. This article presents a typology to analyse union websites. We also apply this typology by comparing two national cases. The empirical approach was limited to the websites of Portuguese and British trade unions covering civil service. Although not significantly, findings show that British trade unions are taking more advantage of the Internet than those in Portugal; not only do they enable interactivity, but above all promote the website as a sociability space. We believe this typology gives us the opportunity to monitor, diachronically and synchronically, the relation between trade unions and Internet, nourishing a possible new configuration of industrial relations patterns if its adoption is widespread.
Description: WOS:000342386600007 (Nº de Acesso Web of Science)
Peer reviewed: Sim
URI: https://ciencia.iscte-iul.pt/public/pub/id/20013
http://hdl.handle.net/10071/9496
ISSN: 0959-6801
Publisher version: The definitive version is available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0959680113516405
Appears in Collections:DINÂMIA'CET-RI - Artigo em revista científica internacional com arbitragem científica

Files in This Item:
acessibilidade
File Description SizeFormat 
publisher_version_A typology of trade union websites with evidence from Portugal and Britain.pdf413.44 kBAdobe PDFView/Open    Request a copy


FacebookTwitterDeliciousLinkedInDiggGoogle BookmarksMySpace
Formato BibTex MendeleyEndnote Currículo DeGóis 

Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.