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Research Profile

Dr Dean Stroud 


Selected Publications

Journals

Stroud, D. (2012) ‘Organising Training for Union Renewal: A case study analysis of the European Union steel industry’ Economic and Industrial Democracy 33, 2, pp. 225-244. First published on June 22, 2011 as doi:10.1177/0143831X11404577

Stroud, D. and Fairbrother, P. (2012) "The Limits and Prospects of Union Power:  Addressing mass redundancy in the steel industry" Economic and Industrial Democracy 33, 4, pp. 649-688. First published on November 29, 2011 as doi:10.1177/0143831X11425542

Stroud, D and Fairbrother, P. (2008) ‘The importance of workplace learning for trade unions: A study of the steel industry’, Studies in Continuing Education 30, 3, pp.231-246

Stroud, D and Fairbrother, P. (2008) ‘Training and Workforce Transformation in the European Steel Industry: Questions for Public Policy’, Policy Studies 29, 2, pp.145-161

Stroud, D. and Fairbrother, P. (2008) Workplace Learning: A Trade Union Failure to Service Needs’ Journal of Workplace Learning 20, 1, pp.6-20

Stroud, D. and Fairbrother, P. (2006) ‘Workplace Learning:  Dilemmas for the European Steel Industry’ Journal of Education and Work 19, 5, pp.455-480

Stroud, D. (2001) ‘The Independent Investigation on Student Hardship and Funding’. Welsh Journal of Education, Vol.10 No.2 pp.123-142

 

Book Chapters

Evans, C. and Stroud, D. (forthcoming) ‘Greening steel work: Varieties of capitalism, the green skills agenda and the "greening" of the labour process’ in M. Hauptmeier and M. Vidal (Ed) The Comparative Political Economy of Work and Employment Relations Palgrave MacMillan

Stroud, D. and Fairbrother, P. (2009) ‘Labour Union Strategies in the European Union Steel Industry’ in G. Gall (Ed.) The Future of Union Organising: Building for Tomorrow, Basingstoke, Palgrave MacMillan pp.113-140

Rees, G. and Stroud D. (2001) ‘Creating A Mass System of Higher Education: Participation, The Economy And Citizenship’ in J.Furlong and R.Phillips (Eds.), Education, Reform And The State, London, Routledge Falmer.

 

Conference papers

Evans, C., Blake, J., Fairbrother, P. and Stroud, D. (2013) Jobs and skills: ‘Green’ jobs and Decent Jobs Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand Conference Work, Employment and Employment Relations in an Uneven Patchwork World 6-8 February, 2013 The Esplanade Hotel, Fremantle, Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Gardner, D. and Stroud, D. (2012) Feedback: What do students want? A comparative study of students’ expectations of assessment feedback THE ASSOCIATION OF EUROPEAN CIVIL ENGINEERING FACULTIES, 7th Symposium, Global Issues in Enhancing Civil Engineering Learning, Teaching, Research and Practice 13th and 14th September 2012, City University, London, UK

Evans, C and Stroud, D. (2012) Greening steel work: Varieties of capitalism, the green skills agenda and the ‘greening’ of the labour process International Labour Process Conference Stockholm University, Stockholm, 27-29 March, 2012

Blake, J., Fairbrother, P. and Stroud, D. (2012) Developing green jobs and skills in the transition from high to low carbon economies: An international comparison International Labour Process Conference Stockholm University, Stockholm, 27-29 March, 2012

Stroud, D., Turnbull, P. and Fairbrother, P. (2010) Workforce (Gender) Re-composition in ‘Traditional’ Industry: Lessons from European Port and Steel Sectors International Labour Process Conference Rutgers School of Management and Labour Relations, New Brunswick, 15-17 March, 2010

Stroud, D and Fairbrother, P. (2009) ‘Changing experiences of (steel)work: Capitalism, Technology and the Question of Skill’ International Labour Process Conference Edinburgh, 6-8 April, 2009

Stroud, D. and Fairbrother, P. (2008) ‘Trade Union Strategies in the European Union Steel Industry’  International Labour Process Conference University College Dublin, Ireland, 18-20 March, 2008

Beck, V. and Stroud, D. (2007) Employability of the Mature Aged Unemployed – an unrealistic goal for the East Midlands European Sociological Association, Strathclyde University, Glasgow 3-6 September 2007

Stroud, D. and Fairbrother,P. (2007) Training and Workforce Transformation in the European Steel Industry: Questions for Public Policy CRIMT International Conference ‘What Public Policies for Work in a Global Era’, HEC Montréal, Canada 24-26 May 2007

Stroud, D. and Fairbrother,P. (2007) Workforce Transformation in the New European Steel Industry: A case study analysis of the consequences of structural change for workforce composition in a ‘traditional’ industry International Labour Process Conference University of Amsterdam, Netherlands 2-4 April, 2007

Beck, V. and Stroud, D. (2006) Employability: the career of a concept, International Labour Process Conference School of Management Royal Holloway and School of Management Birkbeck College, University of London, 10-12 April 2006

Stroud, D. and Fairbrother, P. (2005) Addressing Employability: Questions for Trade Unions Conference on Training, Employment and Employability, Prato, Monash University

Stroud, D. and Fairbrother, P. (2005) Workplace Learning:  Dilemmas and Prospects within the European Steel Industry International Labour Process Conference, Glasgow, Strathclyde University

Stroud, D., Fairbrother, P., and Coffey, A. (2004) Workforce Transformation and Equal Opportunities in the New European Steel Industry: A Case Study Analysis of the Effects of Recent Structural Changes Industrial Relations in Europe Conference, Utrecht, Netherlands.

Coffey, A. Fairbrother, P., Stroud, D. (2002) Learning Steel Work in a Globalising Industry. Cardiff University, Regeneration Institute. International Labour Process Conference, University of Strathclyde pp. 1-29

Coffey, A. Fairbrother, P., Stroud, D. (2002) Equality and Diversity in the European Steel Industry. Cardiff University, Regeneration Institute. International Labour Process Conference, University of Strathclyde pp. 1-14

 

Reports

Fairbrother, P., Snell, D., Bamberry, L., Condon, L., McKenry, S., Winfree, T., Stroud, D. and Blake, J (2012) Jobs and Skills Transition for the Latrobe Valley: Phase 1: Benchmark occupations and skill sets, RMIT University and Swinburne University of Technology

Stroud, D. and Evans, C. (2011) Analysis of VET Systems Reflecting Anticipated Future Steel Industry Requirements GT-VET Project, EU Leonardo da Vinci Pilot Programme, Centre for Global Labour Research, Cardiff University

Stroud, D. and Evans, C. (2011) Environmental Legislation, Policy and Practice: The UK Steel Industry, GT-VET Project, EU Leonardo da Vinci Pilot Programme, Centre for Global Labour Research, Cardiff University

Stroud, D. and Evans, C. (2011) Health and Safety Legislation, Policy and Practice: The UK Steel Industry, GT-VET Project, EU Leonardo da Vinci Pilot Programme, Centre for Global Labour Research, Cardiff University

Stroud, D. (2011) Towards a European Steel Council on Jobs and Skills? Identifying the Actors, United Kingdom Report, Budget heading 04.03.03.01 - Industrial Relations and Social Dialogue (EC Programme), Centre for Global Labour Research, Cardiff University

Stroud, D. (2010) A Report for Corus, Port Talbot: An Evaluation of the Basics of Gas Combustion Training Report No. 3206 for Cardiff School of Engineering, Centre for Global Labour Research, Cardiff University

Turnbull, P., Fairbrother, P., Heery, E., Martínez Lucio, M. and Stroud, D. (2009) Report for the ITF/ETF: Women in Ports, Centre for Global Labour Research, Cardiff University

Fairbrother, P., Kruse, W., Stringfellow, E., Stroud, D., Tech, D., Winterton, J., with contributions from Parken, A. & Cam, S. (2007), Equality and Diversity Learning in the European Steel Industry: A Report for LEONARDO DA VINCI Community Vocational Training Action Programme Second phase: 2000-2006, Regeneration Institute, Cardiff University ISBN 978-1-904815-70-9

Stroud, D., Taylor, C. and Smetherham, C. (2005) Independent Study into the Devolution of the Student Support System and Tuition Fee Regime: A Review of Research on Student Support Systems and Tuition Fee Regimes, with a special focus on Wales. Wales Assembly Government ISBN 0-7504 3658 1

Fairbrother, P., Davies, S., Hammer, N., Jephcote, M., Parken, A., and Stroud, D. (2004) Equal Opportunities And Diversity Changing Employment Patterns In The European Electricity Industry: A Report For EPSU, EMCEF and EURELECTRIC, Volume One – Main Report, Submitted, January 2005, GPE - Cardiff School of Social Sciences/Global Political Economy, Cardiff University, pp. 107 ISBN 1-904815-35-9

Fairbrother, P., Davies, S., Hammer, N., Jephcote, M., Parken, A., and Stroud, D. (2004) Equal Opportunities And Diversity: Changing Employment Patterns In The European Electricity Industry, A Report For EPSU, EMCEF and EURELECTRIC, Volume Two – Annexes, submitted February 2005, GPE - Cardiff School of Social Sciences/Global Political Economy, Cardiff University, pp. 340 ISBN: 1-904815-36-7

Rees, G. and Stroud, D. (2004) Regenerating the Coalfields: the South Wales Experience, Bevan Foundation Policy Paper 5, Tredegar, Bevan Foundation. ISBN 1-904767-09 5

Fairbrother, P. Hall, D., Davies, S., Hammer, N., Stroud, D., Thomas, S. (2003) Future Skill Needs in the European Electricity Industry. A report for the EPSU and Eurelectric March 2003. Cardiff University.

Clark, J., Rees, G. and Stroud, D. ‘Skills, Learning and Labour Markets’ in Fairbrother, P. and Morgan, K. (eds.) (2001) in Steel Communities Study: Implications for Employment, Learning and Regeneration, The Regeneration Unit, Cardiff University, Volumes II, pp. 137 – 160.

Stroud, D. (2001) Further and Higher Education Participation and Student Support Arrangements: With Special Reference to Wales a Description and Evaluation, for the Independent Investigation on Student Hardship and Funding, Cardiff, IIGSHF. ISBN 0 7504 2685 3

Stroud, D. (2001) Student Financial Hardship in Further and Higher Education: With Special Reference to Wales A Research Review, for the Independent Investigation Group on Student Hardship and Funding, Cardiff, IIGSHF. ISBN 0 7504 2685 3

 

Working Papers

Stroud, D. (2010) ‘Dilemmas for Contemporary Trade Unionism: Lessons from the European Steel Industry’ Working Paper 130 Cardiff University, School of Social Sciences. ISBN 978 - 1- 904815-93-8

Fairbrother, P., Stroud, D. and Coffey, A. (2004) ‘New Steel Industry Challenges’. Working Paper 52 Cardiff University, School of Social Sciences. ISBN 1 904815 18 9

Fairbrother, P., Stroud, D. and Coffey, A. (2004) ‘The Internationalisation of the World Steel Industry’. Working Paper 53 Cardiff University, School of Social Sciences. ISBN 1 904815 19 7

Fairbrother, P., Stroud, D. and Coffey, A. (2004) ‘The European Steel Industry: From a National to a Regional Industry’. Working Paper 54 Cardiff University, School of Social Sciences. ISBN 1 904815 20 0

Fairbrother, P., Stroud, D. and Coffey, A. (2004) ‘The Changing European Steel Workforce’. Working Paper 55 Cardiff University, School of Social Sciences. ISBN 1 904815 21 9

Fairbrother, P., Stroud, D. and Coffey, A. (2004) ‘The Case Studies: Steel Industry Skills and Training in Germany’ Working Paper 56 Cardiff University, School of Social Sciences. ISBN 1 904815 22 7

Fairbrother, P., Stroud, D. and Coffey, A. (2004) ‘The Case Studies: Steel Industry Skills and Training in United Kingdom’ Working Paper 60 Cardiff University, School of Social Sciences. ISBN 1 904815 26 x

Stroud, D., Fairbrother, P. and Coffey. A. (2004) ‘Training and Qualifications in the European Steel Industry’. Working Paper 61 Cardiff University, School of Social Sciences. ISBN 1 904 815 27 8

Fairbrother, P., Stroud, D. and Coffey, A. (2004) ‘The Case Studies: Steel Industry Skills and Training in Italy Working Paper 57 Cardiff University, School of Social Sciences. ISBN 1 904815 23 5

Fairbrother, P., Stroud, D. and Coffey, A. (2004) ‘The Case Studies: Steel Industry Skills and Training in Netherlands’ Working Paper 58 Cardiff University, School of Social Sciences. ISBN 1 904815 24 3

Fairbrother, P., Stroud, D. and Coffey, A. (2004) ‘The Case Studies: Steel Industry Skills and Training in Poland’’ Working Paper 59 Cardiff University, School of Social Sciences. ISBN 1 904815 25 1

Stroud, D. Fairbrother, P. and Coffey, A. (2004) The Question of Pan European Qualifications Working Paper 62 Cardiff University, School of Social Sciences ISBN 1 904 815 27 8

Coffey, A. Fairbrother.P, and Stroud, D. (2004) Equality and Diversity in the European Steel industry Working Paper 63 Cardiff University, School of Social Sciences ISBN 1 904 815 29 4

 

Miscellaneous

Stroud, D and Fairbrother, P. (2007) ‘Learning Opportunities in the ‘Traditional’ Workplace’, SKOPE News, Winter 2007/08, Issue 11, Oxford and Cardiff Universities

Monteiro, H, with Stroud, D. (2004) Understanding Employer Needs, Motivation and Satisfaction: An Initial review of the Literature, with a Special focus on Wales, Learning and Skills Development Agency