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Is Retirement Being Remade? Developments in Labor Market Patterns at Older Ages

Sewin Chan and Ann Huff Stevens

in Recalibrating Retirement Spending and Saving

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199549108
eISBN:
9780191720734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549108.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

This chapter investigates non-traditional work and retirement patterns among older individuals in the Health and Retirement Study. It first reviews the evidence on retirements that initially involve ... More


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


Dynamic Properties of Local Interaction Models

Timothy G. Conley and Giorgio Topa

in The Economy as an Evolving Complex System, III: Current Perspectives and Future Directions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195162592
eISBN:
9780199850495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162592.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

The chapter analyses the underlying principles of social interactions. The chapter develops a model in which individual employment probabilities are determined by the employment status of an ... More


Equality Before the Law and Equal Impact of Sanctions: Doing Justice to Differences in Wealth and Employment Status

Kate Warner

in Principles and Values in Criminal Law and Criminal Justice: Essays in Honour of Andrew Ashworth

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199696796
eISBN:
9780191742293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696796.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

This chapter explores the tensions between the principles of equality before the law and equal impact in the context of financial penalties and employment status. While it is acknowledged that the ... More


Why Is Empowerment Hard to Achieve?

Paul Edwards and Judy Wajcman

in The Politics of Working Life

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199271900
eISBN:
9780191699559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271900.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

To be empowered means to have the ability and resources to take key decisions. Yet there is an immediate and important slippage of language. This chapter reviews debates on power and turns to ... More


How can young people’s employment quality be assessed dynamically?

Gabriella Berloffa, Eleonora Matteazzi, Gabriele Mazzolini, Alina Şandor, and Paola Villa

in Youth Labor in Transition: Inequalities, Mobility, and Policies in Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190864798
eISBN:
9780190864828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190864798.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

This chapter adopts a dynamic approach to the study of youth labor market integration. It focuses on individual trajectories (i.e., sequences of employment statuses) and considers the timing, order, ... More


Famine, Widowhood and Paid Work: Seeking Gender Justice in South Asia

Martha Alter Chen

in Arguments for a Better World: Essays in Honor of Amartya Sen, Volume 2: Society, Institutions, and Development

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199239979
eISBN:
9780191716874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239979.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines what Amartya Sen has written and argued about gender injustice in three seemingly distinct, but related contexts in South Asia: famine, widowhood, and paid work. The chapter is ... More


The Crown and its Employees

Robert Watt

in The Nature of the Crown: A Legal and Political Analysis

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262732
eISBN:
9780191682407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262732.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter describes the employment status of Crown servants in Great Britain. It identifies three main classes of Crown servants, which are the civil servants, military servants, and third class ... More


Mutuality of Obligation and the Social Wage

Zoe Adams

in Labour and the Wage: A Critical Perspective

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198858898
eISBN:
9780191891007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198858898.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter draws on the analysis in the previous chapters to illustrate how the courts’ conception of the relationship between law and social practices influences approaches to employment status ... More


The Contract of Employment, Corporate Law, and Labour Income

Wanjiru Njoya

in The Contract of Employment

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198783169
eISBN:
9780191826191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198783169.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter examines the role played by the contract of employment in wage distribution and income inequality, distinguishing between the ordinary entitlement to ‘labour income’ and the ... More


Women in the Tunisian Labor Market

Rim Ben Ayed Mouelhi and Mohamed Goaied

in The Tunisian Labor Market in an Era of Transition

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198799863
eISBN:
9780191864698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799863.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter aims at analyzing the characteristics of female employment and unemployment in Tunisia and at identifying the main incentives and constraints to female labor participation and choice of ... More


“I have a good story”: Possibilities

Christine Jeske

in The Laziness Myth: Narratives of Work and the Good Life in South Africa

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752506
eISBN:
9781501752537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752506.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter demonstrates how asking the question “What is the good life?” leads to different knowledge than asking questions like “How can we generate employment?” or “How can we achieve economic ... More


The Structural Adaptability of Bismarckian Social Insurance Systems in the Digital Age

Frank Nullmeier

in Digitalization and the Welfare State

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
April 2022
ISBN:
9780192848369
eISBN:
9780191943652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192848369.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, Comparative Politics

What are the consequences of the rise of the platform economy for the welfare state? The current chapter seeks to answer this question for Bismarckian welfare institutions. Platform economies have a ... More


Labour Law: Limits and Potential

Zoe Adams

in Labour and the Wage: A Critical Perspective

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198858898
eISBN:
9780191891007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198858898.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

The purpose of this concluding chapter is twofold. It is, first, to situate the book in the wider literature and demonstrate the book’s contribution to the field, both its contribution to the ... More


Labour and the Wage: A Critical Perspective

Zoe Adams

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198858898
eISBN:
9780191891007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198858898.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

The book uses a Marxian inspired social ontological framework, and a genealogic method to explore the relationship between labour law, the market, and capitalist social relations. It advances a ... More


Labour Law from an Ontological Perspective

Zoe Adams

in Labour and the Wage: A Critical Perspective

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198858898
eISBN:
9780191891007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198858898.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This introductory chapter explains the motivation behind the book. It argues that it is unhelpful to talk about what labour law should be doing, and how, without a deeper understanding both of what ... More


Liaison Psychiatry and Organic Illness

Andrew Horton and Mark Broadhurst

in Oxford Assess and Progress: Psychiatry

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199665662
eISBN:
9780191918322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199665662.003.0022
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

Liaison psychiatry is a subspecialty of psychiatry which involves the diag–nosis, treatment, and management of psychiatric illness in patients who have physical illnesses or present with physical ... More


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