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Regulating Flexible Work

Deirdre McCann

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199218790
eISBN:
9780191711787
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218790.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

The regulation of ‘flexible’ or ‘non-standard’ forms of work is among the key challenges in adapting labour laws to the needs of the contemporary workforce. In recent decades, labour laws have been ... More


Law and Organised Labour 1867–1914

William Cornish

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XIII: 1820–1914 Fields of Development

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199239757
eISBN:
9780191705151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239757.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter on law and organized labour begins with a discussion of political concession and constraints on labour. It then discusses trade union legislation in the wake of the Royal Commission, ... More


Conclusions

Phil Syrpis

in EU Intervention in Domestic Labour Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199277209
eISBN:
9780191707445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277209.003.0006
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Employment Law

This concluding chapter summarizes the main findings of the book. It is argued that the Court's case law institutionalizes tensions between the integrationist objectives of the EU and the economic ... More


The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XIII: 1820–1914 Fields of Development

William Cornish, J Stuart Anderson, Ray Cocks, Michael Lobban, Patrick Polden, and Keith Smith

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199239757
eISBN:
9780191705151
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239757.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XIII 1820-1914 Fields of Development is one of three volumes devoted to that period of relative peace across Europe running from the ... More


EU Intervention in Domestic Labour Law

Phil Syrpis

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199277209
eISBN:
9780191707445
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277209.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Employment Law

This book investigates the extent to which the European Union intervenes, and should intervene, in domestic labour law. It examines the stated and potential rationales for EU intervention, and argues ... More


From Labouring to Employment: 1820–1867

William Cornish

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XIII: 1820–1914 Fields of Development

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199239757
eISBN:
9780191705151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239757.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter begins with a discussion of public labour law in the 19th century. It then discusses theories of labour, and free bargaining and enforced obligation.


The Legal Analysis of Personal Work Relations – Boundaries, Paradigms, and Legal Formats

Mark R. Freedland and Nicola Kountouris

in The Legal Construction of Personal Work Relations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199551750
eISBN:
9780191731013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551750.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter begins by discussing labour law and its ‘relational’ scope in a number of different legal systems. It then analyses the notion of the ‘personal work relation’ as the domain of labour ... More


The Roots of Collective Action

William Cornish

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XIII: 1820–1914 Fields of Development

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199239757
eISBN:
9780191705151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239757.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter on the roots of collective action in the 19th century begins with a discussion of the condition of labour. It then discusses the development of criminal offences relating to ... More


Labour Law's Theory of Justice

Brian Langille

in The Idea of Labour Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199693610
eISBN:
9780191729744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693610.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Philosophy of Law

Labour law does and must have a theory of justice. Without such a theory labour law has no account of the scope of its application or the point of its normative content. Scope and content are ... More


The Legal Construction of Personal Work Relations and the Role of European Law

Mark R. Freedland and Nicola Kountouris

in The Legal Construction of Personal Work Relations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199551750
eISBN:
9780191731013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551750.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter seeks to elucidate the role of ‘European law’ in the legal construction of personal work relations in European national legal systems in general, and in national labour law systems in ... More


Otto Kahn-Freund (1900–1979)

Mark Freedland

in Jurists Uprooted: German-Speaking Emigré Lawyers in Twentieth Century Britain

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199270583
eISBN:
9780191710230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270583.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Otto Kahn-Freund was an émigré legal scholar whose contribution to the scholarship of labour law was an entirely singular one. By the 1970s, he was rightly regarded as the doyen of labour law studies ... More


The Contribution of Labour Law to Economic and Human Development

Simon Deakin

in The Idea of Labour Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199693610
eISBN:
9780191729744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693610.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter proposes a ‘systemic’ conception of labour market institutions as a basis for understanding how labour law can facilitate economic and human development. Labour law rules are seen as ... More


The Broad Idea of Labour Law: Industrial Policy, Labour Market Regulation, and Decent Work

John Howe

in The Idea of Labour Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199693610
eISBN:
9780191729744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693610.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter re-states the case for a broader interpretation of the traditional subject matter and purpose of labour law based on a labour market perspective of the subject, and seeks to locate ... More


Situating a Right to Care in European Employment Law

Nicole Busby

in A Right to Care?: Unpaid Work in European Employment Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199579020
eISBN:
9780191725296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579020.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter explores the appropriate form and content of the proposed right which must be compatible with pre-existing EU provisions and associated ideology. Although its hybridity makes it ... More


The influence of the European Employment Strategy on Member States’ employment policies, regulatory strategies and labour law

Diamond Ashiagbor

in The European Employment Strategy: Labour Market Regulation and New Governance

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199279647
eISBN:
9780191707278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279647.003.0007
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Employment Law

This chapter assesses the extent to which the European Employment Strategy has ‘Europeanised’ national policy. The legal significance of the National Action Plans for Employment (NAPs) is analysed, ... More


The Third Function of Labour Law: Distributing Labour Market Opportunities among Workers

Guy Mundlak

in The Idea of Labour Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199693610
eISBN:
9780191729744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693610.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Philosophy of Law

In addition to the conventional emphasis on labour law's function in distributing power between labour and capital, labour law is argued to influence the distribution of rents, power, rights, ... More


Global Conceptualizations and Local Constructions of the Idea of Labour Law

Adrián Goldin

in The Idea of Labour Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199693610
eISBN:
9780191729744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693610.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Philosophy of Law

Is it possible to formulate an idea of labour law that has universal or at least a wide international reach? In this chapter it is proposed that such an idea can be drawn only in a very schematic and ... More


Trafficking Victims' Protection in International Human Rights, Criminal and Labour Law

Silvia Scarpa

in Trafficking in Human Beings: Modern Slavery

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199541904
eISBN:
9780191715464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541904.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses States' obligations under international human rights, criminal and labour law, as regards the prevention of trafficking in persons, the fight against the phenomenon, and ... More


Justice in Dismissal: The Law of Termination of Employment

Hugh Collins

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198254355
eISBN:
9780191681479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198254355.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

The latest title in the Oxford Monographs on Labour Law series, this study elucidates the general legal rules and principles of the law of unfair dismissal, as well as offering an account of the ... More


Understanding Labour Law: A Timeless Idea, a Timed-Out Idea, or an Idea Whose Time has Now Come?

Guy Davidov and Brian Langille

in The Idea of Labour Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199693610
eISBN:
9780191729744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693610.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Philosophy of Law

This is an introduction in which the purpose of the book is explained and a brief outline of the each chapter is provided. One of the questions that continue to hover in the background throughout ... More


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