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Globalization and the Future of Labour Law - John D. R. Craig

Globalization and the Future of Labour Law

By: John D. R. Craig (Editor), S. Michael Lynk (Editor)

Paperback Published: 18th August 2011
ISBN: 9780521173445
Number Of Pages: 520

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How are national and international labour laws responding to the challenge of globalization as it re-shapes the workplaces of the world? This collection of essays by leading legal scholars and lawyers from Europe and the Americas was first published in 2006. It addresses the implications of globalization for the legal regulation of the workplace. It examines the role of international labour standards and the contribution of the International Labour Organization, and assesses the success of the European experiment with continental employment standards. It explores the prospects for hemispheric co-operation on labour standards in the Americas, and deals with the impact of international labour standards on the rights of women and migrant workers. As the nature and organization of work around the world is being decisively transformed, new regional and international institutions are emerging that may provide the platform for new labour standards, and for protecting existing ones.

"This book certainly covers issues of high profile public interest." Martina G. Viarengo, Labor History

Perspectives on Globalization
The international labour dimension: an introduction
Who's afraid of globalization?: Reflections on the future of labour law
International Labour Standards
Globalization and labour standards: a second look at the evidence
Globalization and the role of subsidiarity in the labour setting
A game-theory account and defence of transnational labour standards: a Preliminary Look at the Problem
The European Union
Industrial relations and EU enlargement
Trends and challenges of the labour law in Central Europe
Labour market integration: lessons from the European Union
The Americas
Labour rights in the FTAA
Globalization and the just society: core labour rights, the FTAA, and development
The future of labour integration: the South American perspective
The ILO
International labour standards in the globalized economy: Obstacles and opportunities for achieving progress
The growing importance of the International Labour Organization: the view from the United States
Labour Rights
Securing gender justice: The challenges facing international labour law
International labour law and the protection of migrant workers: revitalizing the agenda in the era of globalization
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ISBN: 9780521173445
ISBN-10: 0521173442
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 520
Published: 18th August 2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 2.9
Weight (kg): 0.76