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Vulnerable workers and precarious working /
series editors: Tayo Fashoyin and Michele Tiraboschi ; guest editors: Malcolm Sargeant and Martina Ori.
imprint
Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013.
description
xiv, 296 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
ISBN
1443848972 (hardback), 9781443848978 (hardback)
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imprint
Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013.
isbn
1443848972 (hardback)
9781443848978 (hardback)
standard identifier
100603251
contents note
Introduction / Martina Ori and Malcolm Sargeant -- The regulation of vulnerable workers and precarious work: a liberal framework? / Lisa Rodgers -- Giving voice to the precariously employed?: mapping and exploring channels of worker voice in occupational health and safety regulation / Eric Tucker -- Regulating precarious work?: the hidden role of the global union federations / Elizabeth Cotton -- Who can help Britain╩╣s vulnerable workforce? / Brenda Barrett -- Non-standard workers: good practices of collective bargaining and social dialogue / Minawa Ebisui -- The international regulation of domestic work: challenges and opportunities in applying ILO Convention 189 in India, Brazil and Canada / Ana Gomes and Anil Verma -- The case of the disappearing department of labour: whither goes state protection for vulnerable workers? / Felicity Lamm, Erling Rasmussen and Danae Anderson -- From medical to social model at a slow pace: Italian and British approaches to disability compared / Maria Giovannone and Malcolm Sargeant -- British trade unions and polish migrant workers / Philip James and Joanna Karmowska -- Mobile workers between Brussels and Rome / Holger Sutschet -- The vulnerability of the bullied worker / Tim Bentley, Kate Blackwood, Bevan Catley, Dianne Gardner, Mark Le Fevre and David Tappin.
abstract
"The papers presented here originated at a wonderful conference held at Middlesex University in London attended by experts on the subject of vulnerable workers and precarious work from all over the world. The aim here is to examine different aspects of these topics, showing the need for developing further research in connection with these areas of study."--Publisher╩╣s website.
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9051011
 
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ADAPT (www.adapt.it) is a non-profit organisation founded in 2000 by Professor Marco Biagi with the aim of promoting studies and research in the field of labour law and industrial relations from an international and comparative perspective. The organisation's purpose is to encourage and implement a new approach to academic research, by establishing ongoing relationships with universities and advanced studies institutes, and promoting academic and scientific exchange programmes with enterprises, institutions, foundations and associations. In collaboration with the Marco Biagi Centre for International and Comparative Studies (www.csmb.unimore.it), ADAPT set up the International School of Higher Education in Labour and Industrial Relations, a centre of excellence which is accredited at an international level for research, study and the postgraduate programmes in the area of industrial and labour relations.
ADAPT (www.adapt.it) is a non-profit organisation founded in 2000 by Professor Marco Biagi with the aim of promoting studies and research in the field of labour law and industrial relations from an international and comparative perspective. Our purpose is to encourage and implement a new approach to academic research, by establishing ongoing relationships with other universities and advanced studies institutes, and promoting academic and scientific exchange programmes with enterprises, institutions, foundations and associations. In collaboration with the Marco Biagi Centre for International and Comparative Studies (www.csmb.unimore.it), ADAPT set up the International School of Higher Education in Labour and Industrial Relations, a centre of excellence which is accredited at an international level for research, study and postgraduate programmes in the area of industrial and labour relations.
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The papers presented here originated at a wonderful conference held at Middlesex University in London attended by experts on the subject of vulnerable workers and precarious work from all over the world. The aim here is to examine different aspects of these topics, showing the need for developing further research in connection with these areas of study.

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