Transfer stimulates dialogue between the European trade union movement and the academic and research community. It contributes research findings on issues of strategic relevance for trade unions, in particular with regard to developments at the European level. Transferpublishes original peer-reviewed research on issues such as new developments in industrial relations, social policy, and labour market developments.

Volume 24 Issue 3, August 2018

Attempts to use or adapt categories and mind-sets still anchored in the 20th century wage labour society in order to comprehend work practices in global labour markets are now commonly recognised to have reached their functional limits of significance. The five articles published in this issue of Transfer take a different approach. They propose problematics that find coherence in the far-reaching changes in employment relationship norms in the context of globalisation, through what they term as ‘work and employment grey zones’, an alternative to dualistic approaches.

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