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Protection in Ascent, 1908–23

Nancy Woloch

in A Class by Herself: Protective Laws for Women Workers, 1890s-1990s

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691002590
eISBN:
9781400866366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691002590.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines Muller's aftermath in legal history through the landmark case of Adkins v. Children's Hospital (1923). In Oregon, an employer (Children's Hospital) sought an injunction against ... More


The History of the Minimum Wage in the United States

David Neumark and William L. Wascher

in Minimum Wages

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780262141024
eISBN:
9780262280563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262141024.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter begins with a brief history of the minimum wage over the past century. It traces the origins of the minimum wage back to its roots in the late nineteenth century, and describes how it ... More


Conversion Arguments: Employment Law

N. Scott Arnold

in Imposing Values: Liberalism and Regulation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195374964
eISBN:
9780199871490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374964.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Chapter 1 identifies a common type of argument deployed by modern liberals in support of various government regulations—a type of argument that makes no appeal to abstract principles about the proper ... More


The Goals of Specific Labour Laws: Some Examples

Guy Davidov

in A Purposive Approach to Labour Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198759034
eISBN:
9780191818790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198759034.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter moves from the general goals of labour law to the concrete goals of specific labour laws. An inquiry into the goals of specific regulations is a necessary component of the purposive ... More


A Class by Herself: Protective Laws for Women Workers, 1890s-1990s

Nancy Woloch

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691002590
eISBN:
9781400866366
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691002590.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book explores the historical role and influence of protective legislation for American women workers, both as a step toward modern labor standards and as a barrier to equal rights. Spanning the ... More


The Waning of Classical Labor Policy

Herbert Hovenkamp

in The Opening of American Law: Neoclassical Legal Thought, 1870-1970

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199331307
eISBN:
9780190204495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199331307.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Both changing population demographics and the movement from classical to neoclassical theories of value produced dramatic shifts in labor policy. Under classical wage-fund doctrine a “natural” rate ... More


First Palme d’Or: Rosetta, 1999

Philip Mosley

in The Cinema of the Dardenne Brothers: Responsible Realism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163293
eISBN:
9780231850216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163293.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyzes Rosetta (1999), the first Belgian film to win the Cannes film festival's top award, the Palme d'Or. The film also received a special mention in the contest for the Directors' ... More


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