Publications

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Articles in refereed journals

Hammer, N and R Plugor (2019) Disconnecting Labour? The Labour Process in the UK Fast Fashion Value Chain, Work, Employment and Society, https://doi.org/10.1177/0950017019847942

Hammer, N and R Plugor (2016) Near-sourcing UK apparel: value chain restructuring, productivity and the informal economy, Industrial Relations Journal, 47 (5-6), 402-416.

Riisgaard, L and N. Hammer (2011) ‘Prospects for Labour in Global Value Chains. Labour Standards in the Banana and Cut Flower Industries’, British Journal of Industrial Relations 49 (1), 168-190. ISSN 1467-8543.

Davies, S., Hammer, N., Williams, G., Raman, R., Ruppert, C. S. and Volynets, L. (2011) 'Labour Standards and Capacity in Global Subcontracting Chains: Evidence from a Construction MNC', Industrial Relations Journal (42)2: 124-138.

Hammer, N. (2010) Cross-border Cooperation under Asymmetry – The Case of an Interregional Trade Union Council, European Journal of Industrial Relations 16 (4), 351-367. ISSN 0959-6801.

Hammer, N. (2005) International Framework Agreements: Global Industrial Relations between Rights and Bargaining. Transfer 9(4). ISSN 1024-2589.

Fairbrother, P. and N. Hammer. (2005) Global Unions: Past Efforts and Future Prospects. Relations Industrielles/Industrial Relations 60(3), 405-428. ISSN 0034-379X.

Book chapters
Hammer, N. and Riisgaard, L. (2015) Labour and segmentation in value chains, 83-99, in Newsome, K., Taylor, P., Bair, J. and Rainnie, A., Putting labour in its place. Labour process analysis and global value chains (London: Palgrave).

Hammer, N. (2013) Labour standards in segmented markets: The construction industry in Delhi and Moscow, 243-262, in P. Fairbrother, M. Hennebert and C. Lévesque, Transnational trade unionism: Building union power (London: Routledge).

Hammer, N. (2012) International framework agreements, global production and development, in Mukherjee-Reed, A., Reed, D. and P. Utting (eds) Business Regulation and Non-State Actors. Whose Standards? Whose Development? London: Routledge/UNRISD. ISBN 978-0-415-59311-3.

Davies, S., Williams, G. and Hammer, N. ( 2011) Organizing networks and alliances: International unionism between the local and the global, in Papadakis, K. (ed) Shaping Global Industrial Relations. The Impact of International Framework Agreements. London: Palgrave Macmillan/ILO. ISBN 978-0-230-31426-9.

Hammer, N., Davies, S. and G. Williams (2010) Construction subcontracting and international trade union cooperation: what role for European industrial relations, 567-583, in: Telljohann, V. and Garibaldo, F. (eds) The ambivalent character of participation. New tendencies of worker participation in Europe. Frankfurt/Main: Peter Lang. ISBN 978-3-631-58943-4.

Hammer N. (2008) International Framework Agreements in the Context of Global Production, 89-111, in K. Papadakis (ed) Cross-border Social Dialogue and Agreements: An Emerging Global Industrial Relations Framework? Geneva: IILS/ILO. ISBN 978-92-9014-862-3 [also published in Spanish: ISBN 978-84-8417-330-4].

Hammer N. (2008) An Overview of Provisions in International Framework Agreements, in K. Papadakis (ed) Cross-border Social Dialogue and Agreements: An Emerging Global Industrial Relations Framework? Geneva: IILS/ILO. ISBN 978-92-9014-862-3 [also published in Spanish: ISBN 978-84-8417-330-4].

Hammer, N. (2007) Entries on ‘Financialisation’, ‘Foreign Direct Investment’, ‘Global Commodity Chains’, Global Union Federation’, ‘International Framework Agreement’, in A. Mooney and B. Evans (eds) Globalisation: The Key Concepts. London, Routledge. ISBN 978-0415368605.

Policy reports
Hammer, N., Plugor, R. Nolan, P. and Clark, I, 2015, A New Industry on a Skewed Playing Field: Supply Chain Relations and Working Conditions in UK Garment Manufacturing (Leicester, London: University of Leicester/CSWEF, Ethical Trading Initiative).

Beck, V., M. Quinn, A. Dunn, M. Edmunds Otter, N Hammer and E. Pitchforth (2008) The Economics of Health. Report submitted to the East Midlands Development Agency. Leicester: CLMS.

Unicorn (2005) Corporate Governance, Transparency and Accountability: The Higgs Report on the Role and Effectiveness of Non-Executive Directors. Cardiff: Cardiff School of Social Sciences.

Unicorn (2005) Standards in Public Life: The Nolan Committee and Beyond. Cardiff: Cardiff School of Social Sciences.

Unicorn (2005) Towards a New Criminal Offence of Corruption? Cardiff: Cardiff School of Social Sciences.

Unicorn (2005) Siemens: No Longer Business As Usual? Cardiff: Cardiff School of Social Sciences.

Fairbrother, P., S. Davies, N. Hammer, M. Jephcote, A. Parken and D. Stroud (2005) Equal Opportunities and Diversity in the European Electricity Sector. A Report for EPSU, EMCEF and EURELECTRIC, vol 1. Cardiff; Brussels, Cardiff School of Social Sciences; European Commission. Pp. 107. ISBN 1-904815-35-9.

Fairbrother, P., S. Davies, N. Hammer, M. Jephcote, A. Parken and D. Stroud (2005) Equal Opportunities and Diversity in the European Electricity Sector. A Report for EPSU, EMCEF and EURELECTRIC, vol 2. Cardiff; Brussels, Cardiff School of Social Sciences; European Commission. Pp. 340 ISBN: 1-904815-36-7.

Hammer, N. and P. Fairbrother (2004) Changing Work Practices and Labour Process. Report for ARC Project. Cardiff, Cardiff School of Social Sciences: pp. 14.

Hammer, N., P. Fairbrother and S. Davies (2004) Management by Compliance: From Department to Agency. Report for ARC Project. Cardiff, Cardiff School of Social Sciences: pp. 28.

Fairbrother, P., D. Hall, S. Davies, N. Hammer, D. Stroud and S. Thomas (2004) Future Skills Needs in the European Electricity Industry. A Report for Eurelectric, EPSU and EMCEF, vol 1 - Main Report. Cardiff, Brussels, Cardiff School of Social Sciences; European Commission: pp. 92.

Fairbrother, P., D. Hall, S. Davies, N. Hammer, D. Stroud and S. Thomas (2004) Future Skills Needs in the European Electricity Industry. A Report for Eurelectric, EPSU and EMCEF, vol 2 - Annexes. Cardiff, Brussels, Cardiff School of Social Sciences; European Commission: pp. 92.

Fairbrother, P., D. Hall, S. Davies, N. Hammer and E. Lobina (2002) The Right to Strike in the Electricity Sector in EU Countries. A Study Commissioned by the Enérgeia Fondation. London;Cardiff, Rome, PSIRU, Cardiff School of Social Sciences: pp. 92.
(translated as) Il Diritto di Sciopero nel Settore dell'energia elettrica nell'Unione Europea: pp. 99.

Hammer, N. (2000) Entry and Exit Costs in Manufacturing, in P. Fairbrother (ed.) Alternative Plans for the British Steel Industry. A Report for the Iron and Steel Trades Confederation - Community Union. Cardiff, Cardiff School of Social Sciences; ISTC: 125-146.

Other
Hammer, N. (2015) UK clothing manufacturing booms, but workers' rights lag behind, The Conversation, 18 February 2015.

Hammer, N. (2015) Working Conditions in UK Garment Manufacturing

Hammer, N. (2014) Human Rights and Labor Solidarity: Trade Unions in the Global Economy, by Susan L. Kang. University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, 2012, 360 pp., ISBN: 978 0 8122 4410 6, $69.95, hardback. British Journal of Industrial Relations 52(4), 818–819. doi: 10.1111/bjir.12103.

Hammer, N. (2012) Outcast Labour in Asia — Circulation and Informalization of the Workforce at the Bottom of the Economy, by Jan Breman . Oxford University Press, India, 2010, 391 pp., ISBN: 978 019 806632 3, US$59.95, hardback. British Journal of Industrial Relations 50(4), 811–813. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-8543.2012.00911_2.x.

Hammer, N. (2011) ‘Segmented markets and core labour standards: monitoring vs labour control?’, CLR-News 2/2011: 55-59. ISSN 1997-1745.

Hammer, N. (2010) Internationale Gewerkschaftskooperation im IGR Westpannonien, Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft (Vienna) 36 (1), 33-52. ISSN 0378-5130.

Riisgaard, L. and N. Hammer (2008) Organised Labour and the Social Regulation of Global Value Chains, DIIS Working Paper 2008/9 (Copenhagen:DIIS), pp. 42 ISBN 978-87-7605-264-5.

Hammer N. (2006) Komplexe Wege gewerkschaftlicher Erneuerung. Kurswechsel 21 (4): 93-96. ISSN 1016-8419.

Hammer, N. (2006) Gewerkschaftsstrategien auf globaler Ebene. Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft (Vienna) 32(1), 95-120. ISSN 0378-5130.

Hammer, N. and E. Stockhammer (1995) Regulationstheorie und soziale Struktur der Akkumulation. Kurswechsel 10(3): 93-110. ISSN 1016-8419.

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