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Forging a Gender Contract in Early National and International Labour Regulation

Leah F. Vosko

in Managing the Margins: Gender, Citizenship, and the International Regulation of Precarious Employment

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199574810
eISBN:
9780191722080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574810.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, HRM / IR

This chapter traces the prehistory of the SER at the national and international levels, demonstrating its gendered roots. Building on scholarship in women's history illustrating how early attempts to ... More


The Limits of Labor Legislation Reforms: Rigidity, Growth, and Employment in Brazil, 1995–2010

Jean François Mayer

in Labor Politics in Latin America: Democracy and Worker Organization in the Neoliberal Era

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781683400455
eISBN:
9781683400677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400455.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The literature addressing market dynamics within neoliberalism typically assumes that reforming labor legislation has a direct impact on economic performance, the configuration of labor markets, and ... More


Labour Law

Hiroshi Oda

in Japanese Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199232185
eISBN:
9780191705335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232185.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter discusses Japanese labour law. Topics covered include the development of labour law legislation, constitutional guarantees, employment relations, collective labour relations, and ... More


Historical Overview

Viviana Patroni

in Labor Politics in Latin America: Democracy and Worker Organization in the Neoliberal Era

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781683400455
eISBN:
9781683400677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400455.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

To contextualize Labor Politics in Latin America’s country-specific discussions of Chile, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, and Venezuela, this chapter provides the historical and comparative background ... More


The Impact of Regime Change and Economic Restructuring on Mexico’s Labor Relations, 1988–2012

Jean François Mayer

in Labor Politics in Latin America: Democracy and Worker Organization in the Neoliberal Era

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781683400455
eISBN:
9781683400677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400455.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Despite Mexico’s economic restructuring to a market-based model and its transition to democracy, two processes that should have yielded changes in labor legislation and the practice of labor ... More


Uncertain Transitions: Labor and the Politics of Reform in Argentina

Viviana Patroni

in Labor Politics in Latin America: Democracy and Worker Organization in the Neoliberal Era

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781683400455
eISBN:
9781683400677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400455.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The government of the party historically representing labor in Argentina, the Peronist Party, moved with unprecedented zeal in the 1990s to justify changes in labor legislation that placed the burden ... More


Labor Politics in Latin America: Democracy and Worker Organization in the Neoliberal Era

Paul W. Posner, Viviana Patroni, and Jean François Mayer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781683400455
eISBN:
9781683400677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400455.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Labor Politics in Latin America assesses the capacity of working-class organizations to represent and advance working people’s demands in the era of globalization and neoliberalism, in which capital ... More


Labour Legislation, Casuality, and the Cost of Labour

Justin Willis

in Mombasa, the Swahili, and the Making of the Mijikenda

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203209
eISBN:
9780191675782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203209.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses the problems faced by authorities in the process of making and implementing policies for the discipline of labour. While the policy of separation was conceived and implemented, ... More


Legislating Labor Law, 1911–1924

in The Making of Law: The Supreme Court and Labor Legislation in Mexico, 1875-1931

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804775519
eISBN:
9780804783484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804775519.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Between 1911 and 1931, most of the major elements of Mexico's labor law was enacted as legislation. The Constitutionalists, the dominant revolutionary faction in late 1916–1917, drafted a new ... More


Labor Market Policies for Generating More Wage Employment

Gary S. Fields

in Working Hard, Working Poor: A Global Journey

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794645
eISBN:
9780199928606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794645.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

Labor market policies include policies to affect the number and type of workers that employers want to hire, the number and type of people who are willing and able to work, and wage and nonwage ... More


Making the World Safe for Workers?: The AFL, Wilson, and the Creation of the ILO at Versailles

Elizabeth McKillen

in Making the World Safe for Workers: Labor, the Left, and Wilsonian Internationalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037870
eISBN:
9780252095139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037870.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the role of the American Federation of Labor (AFL) and Woodrow Wilson in the creation of the International Labor Organization (ILO) as an affiliate to the League of Nations at ... More


“The Health and Safety of the Nation”

William J. Mello

in New York Longshoremen: Class and Power on the Docks

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034898
eISBN:
9780813038681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034898.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The strategy of elites and state authorities to respond to the mounting dock labor conflict was shaped in large part by a growing strike wave experienced in the United States during the 1950s. In ... More


Structural Disadvantage

Sandra Fredman

in Women and the Law

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198763239
eISBN:
9780191695216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198763239.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter examines the structural forces that influence women's disadvantage in the paid labour force in Great Britain. It provides a brief description of the key provisions of the Sex ... More


Strengthening the Railway Labor Act

Jon R. Huibregtse

in American Railroad Labor and the Genesis of the New Deal, 1919–1935

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034652
eISBN:
9780813038544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034652.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the unions' efforts to amend the Railway Labor Act (RLA). By 1934 the unions had played a significant role in amending the law, and in the process had firmly established the ... More


Mobilizing Restraint: Democracy and Industrial Conflict in Post-Reform South Asia

Emmanuel Teitelbaum

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449949
eISBN:
9780801463358
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449949.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book argues that democracies are better at managing industrial conflict than authoritarian regimes. This is because democracies have two unique tools at their disposal for managing worker ... More


Knocking at the White House Door: Rose Schneiderman, Pauline Newman, and the Campaign for Labor Legislation, 1910–1945

Annelise Orleck

in Common Sense and a Little Fire: Women and WoOrleck, Anneliserking-Class Politics in the United States, 1900-1965

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469635910
eISBN:
9781469635934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635910.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in 1911 made labor activists keenly aware of the need for regulatory labor legislation as well as strikes and street protests. This chapter traces the evolving ... More


Death of a Labour Lawyer?

Dennis M. Davis

in Labour Law in an Era of Globalization: Transformative Practices and Possibilities

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199271818
eISBN:
9780191699542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271818.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter echoes the previous argument in warning developing nations against ‘racing to the bottom’, as well as in responding to broader claims about the ‘death of labour law’ in an era of ... More


Defining Equality

Paula A. Monopoli

in Constitutional Orphan: Gender Equality and the Nineteenth Amendment

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190092795
eISBN:
9780190092825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190092795.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Chapter 7 describes how class intersected with the Nineteenth Amendment, in the context of the United State Supreme Court’s decision in Adkins v. Children’s Hospital and the divisions over a proposed ... More


A fit occupation for children? Children and work

Lucinda Platt

in Discovering child poverty: The creation of a policy agenda from 1800 to the present

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345837
eISBN:
9781447302117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345837.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter argues that child labour legislation (along with education) is critical in establishing a relatively bounded childhood and a privileged status for children — even poor children — which ... More


They Never Come Back: A Story of Undocumented Workers from Mexico

Frans J. Schryer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453144
eISBN:
9780801455124
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453144.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

For Mexicans on both sides of the border, the migrant experience has changed significantly over the past two decades. This book draws on the experiences of indigenous people from a region in the ... More


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