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Comparative labor law /
edited by Matthew W. Finkin, University of Illinois, USA; Guy Mundlak, Tel Aviv University, Israel.
Cheltenham, UK : Edward Elgar Publishing, [2015]
xi, 491 pages ; 25 cm.
1781000123, 9781781000120 (cased), 97817810001371 (eBook)
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Cheltenham, UK : Edward Elgar Publishing, [2015]
9781781000120 (cased)
97817810001371 (eBook)
contents note
The rich panoply of sources of labor law: National, regional and international / Marilyn J. Pittard and Stuart Butterworth -- Comparative labor and employment law in developed market economies: Fostering market efficiences or repairing market failures? -- Silvia Bonfanti, Cynthia Estlund, and Nuno Garoupa -- The challenge to comparative labor law in a globalized era / Kerry Rittich and Guy Mundlak -- The subjects of labor law: 'Employees' and other workers / Guy Davidov, Mark Freedland, and Nicola Kountouris -- Who is an employer? / Luisa Corazza and Orsola Razzolini -- Employee autonomy, privacy, and diginity under technological oversight / Matthew W. Finkin, Rudiger Krause and Hisashi Takeuchi-Okuno -- Legal protection for employee mobility / Alan Hyde and Emanuele Menegatti -- The lasting influence of legal origins: Workplace discrimination, social inclusion and the law in Canada, the United States and the European Union / Kevin Banks, Roberta Nunin, and Adriana Topo -- Job loss / Joanna Howe, Esther Sanchez, and Andrew Stewart -- Freedom of association / Alan Bogg and Keith D. Ewing -- Employee voice outside collective bargaining / Monika Schlachter and Achim Seifert -- European Union labour law and the European Social Model: A critical appraisal / Frank Hendricks and Stefano Giubonni -- Labor law in transition: From a centrally planned to a free market economy in Central and Eastern Europe / Erika Kovacs, Nikita Lyutov, and Leszek Mitrus -- Building BRICS of success? / Sean Cooney, Darcy du Toit, Roberto Fragale, Roger Ronne, and Kamala Sankaran.
"Economic pressure, as well as transnational and domestic corporate policies, has placed labor law under severe stress. National responses are so deeply embedded in institutions reflecting local traditions that meaningful comparison is daunting. This book assembles a team of experts from many countries that draws on a rich variety of comparative methods to capture changes and emerging trends across nations and regions. The chapters in this research handbook mingle subjects of long-standing comparative concern with matters that have pressed to the fore in recent years. Subjects like ‘soft law’ and emerging geographic zones are placed in a new light and their burgeoning significance explored. Thematic and regional comparisons capture the challenges of a globally comparative perspective on labor law."--Back cover.
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