Publications

Books

Apitzsch, Birgit (2010): Flexible Beschäftigung, neue Abhängigkeiten. Projektarbeitsmärkte und ihre Auswirkungen auf Lebensverläufe..
Apitzsch, Birgit (2010): Flexible Beschäftigung, neue Abhängigkeiten. Projektarbeitsmärkte und ihre Auswirkungen auf Lebensverläufe..

[Flexible Employment, new dependencies: project labor markets and their consequences for the life course]. Schriftenreihe des MPI für Gesellschaftsforschung, Band 69, Frankfurt am Main/New York: Campus.

Articles

Tünte, Markus/Birgit Apitzsch/Karen Shire (2011): Neue Beschäftigungsstrategien jenseits von interner und externer Flexibilisierung..

[New employment practices beyond external and internal flexibilization]. Berliner Journal für Soziologie, 21 (3): 363 - 381.

Apitzsch, Birgit (2009): Flexible Beschäftigung und soziale Netzwerke. Der Einfluss von Professionalisierung..

[Flexible Employment and social networks. The impact of professionalization]. Special issue no. 49 „Wirtschaftssoziologie”, Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie: 409-427.

Apitzsch, Birgit (2009): Neue Konfliktlinien industrieller Beziehungen – neue Solidaritätsmuster?.

[New conflict lines, new patterns of solidarity? GIRA 2009 conference report] Industrielle Beziehungen, 16(1): 87-96.

Chapters

Apitzsch, Birgit (2013 forthcoming): Flexibilität und Inklusion: Die Integrationskraft informeller Kooperationsstrukturen.

In von Groddeck, Victoria/Wilz, Sylvia Marlene (eds.): Formalität und Informalität in Organisationen. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften.

Apitzsch, Birgit (2013): "Doitsu rôdô shijô ni okeru koyô no jûnanka: jiritsu-tekina shokugô jinsei e no tenkan ka?" [Flexibilization in The German Labor Market: Towards a Self-Directed Working Life in Germany's Media Industry?] .

In Tanaka-Naji, Hiromi/Godzik, Maren/Iwata-Weickgenannt, Kristina (eds.): Beyond a Standardized Life Course. Biographical Choices about Work, Family and Housing in Japan and Germany.Tokyo: Shinyosha, 133-157.

Apitzsch, Birgit (2012): “Netzwerke in flexiblen Beschäftigungssystemen – lose Verbindungen oder eigene Logik?“..

[Networks in flexible employment systems – loose tie or distinct logic?] In Krause, Alexandra/Köhler, Christoph (eds.): Arbeit als Ware – Zur Theorie flexibler Arbeitsmärkte. Bielefeld: Transcript, 251-268.

Tünte, Markus/ Apitzsch, Birgit (2007)..

How virtual is virtual? ICT use in project-based networks In: Diego Compagna (ed.), Soziotechnische Aspekte von Teleheimarbeit. Köln-Lohmar: Eul-Verlag, 11-31.

Apitzsch, Birgit/ Tünte, Markus/ Urspruch, Thekla (2005): Neue Selbstständige in der Personalstruktur virtueller Projekte..

[New self-employed in the personnel structure of virtual projects] In: Neuendorff, Hartmut/ Ott, Bernd (eds.), Unternehmensübergreifende Prozesse und ganzheitliche Kompetenzentwicklung. Neue Forschungsergebnisse und visionäre Instrumente zur Unterstützung virtueller Zusammenarbeit. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 183-194.

Working papers

Skills and Recruitment in Flexible Work Settings.

Apitzsch, Birgit (2012): Skills and Recruitment in Flexible Work Settings. EUI Working Papers MWP 2012/26.

Apitzsch, Birgit (2006): Unternehmensnetzwerke und soziale Einbettung: Begriffliche Bestimmungen, Funktionen und Entstehungsbedingungen.

[Company networks and social embeddedness: Concepts, functions and conditions of their evolution] Duisburger Beiträge zur soziologischen Forschung, 3/2006. Duisburg: Universität Duisburg-Essen, 2006

Conference papers

"Micro-strategies of de-commodification: What can we learn from studies of work and networks.".

Paper presented at the June-Conference, Max-Weber-Programme, European University Institute Florence, June 14, 2012.

"Gierige Projekte? Die Integrationskraft des Informellen in flexiblen Organisationszusammenhängen."

presentation at the conference “Auf dem Papier und zwischen den Zeilen – Formalität und Informalität in Organisationen” der Sektion Organisationssoziologie in der DGS, 04.-05. Mai 2012, Hagen

"Informal structures and institutional change: The case of media labor markets".

presentation at the Department of Political and Social Sciences, European University Institute, 23 February 2012.

“Institutions and Sectoral Logics in Creative Industries: Training and Labor Markets in the Media Cluster in Cologne”(with Geny Piotti)..

 paper presented at the SASE Mini-Conference “Cultural and Creative Industries in the Global Economy” at the SASE 23rd Annual Conference “Transformations of Contemporary Capitalism: Actors, Institutions, Processes”,  June 23-25, 2011, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. 

“Post Fordist Industries and Flexible Employment: A Comparative Analysis of their Interrelations” (with Markus Tünte)..

paper presented at the session “Labour Market Regulation: Flexibility” at the SASE 23rd Annual Conference “Transformations of Contemporary Capitalism: Actors, Institutions, Processes”,  June 23-25, 2011, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.

“Changes in the German Labour Market and the De-standardization of Life Courses: Towards a Self-directed Working Life?”.

paper presented at the conference “Life Courses in Flux. New Opportunities and New Constraints”, October 22-23, 2010, Geman Institute for Japanese Studies/DIJ and Meiji University, Tokyo. [invited]

“The Colonia media cluster“ (with Geny Piotti).

paper presented at the 20th Artimino Meeting on Local Development “Cities of Innovation in Italy and Europe: origins, pathways and development problems”, September 29 – October 1, 2010, Artimino. [invited]

“Interest representation in the German media industry: Too transient to organize?”.

paper presented at Session 4 Restricting the Commodification of Labor, RC02 Economy and Society, 17th ISA World Congress, July 11-17, 2010, Gothenburg.

“Balancing competing claims in flexible labor markets: The impact of professions and networks”..

paper presented at the 28th International Labour Process Conference “Work Matters”, March 15-17, 2010, Rutgers University, New Brunswick.

„From Internal to Informal Labor Markets? Projectification of Work and Changing Modes of Labor Market Governance“..

paper presented at the workshop ‚States and Markets’, 3-5 december2008, Sciences Po, Paris.