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The Personal Work Profile and the Idea of Personality in Work

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/9780199551750.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter introduces the notion of the ‘personal work profile’ as the basis for a yet more comprehensive or holistic way of understanding the legal construction of personal work relations. It then ... More


‘A Second Chance, not a Way of Life’: Welfare as Workfare in the USA

Desmond King

in In The Name of Liberalism: Illiberal Social Policy in the USA and Britain

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296294
eISBN:
9780191599668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296290.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

King discusses the history and politics of workfare in the US, the practice of requiring work activity in exchange for welfare benefits. He analyses the late nineteenth‐century Poor Law deterrent ... More


Contract, Relation, and Nexus in the Legal Construction of Personal Work Relations

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/9780199551750.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter attempts to propose an approach to the legal constructions of personal work relations which departs from the narrower contractual one discussed in the earlier chapters of the work, and ... 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


Personal Work Contracts Other Than the Contract of Employment

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/9780199551750.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter explores the category of personal work contracts which lie beyond the contract of employment — or, to be more precise, which lie at the margins of and beyond the contract of employment. ... More


Content and Construction

MARK R. FREEDLAND FBA

in The Personal Employment Contract

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199298631
eISBN:
9780191719400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298631.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter seeks to complete the analysis of the identity, nature, and main attributes of personal work or employment contracts by considering how, in the law of personal work or employment ... More


The Legal Construction of Personal Work Relations

Mark Freedland and Nicola Kountouris

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199551750
eISBN:
9780191731013
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551750.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This book argues that a broad notion of ‘personal work relations’ should become the central organising idea for the future development of labour law. This concept is developed by drawing on extensive ... More


Lawful Termination by the Employing Entity

MARK R. FREEDLAND FBA

in The Personal Employment Contract

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199298631
eISBN:
9780191719400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298631.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter forms the first in a sequence of four final chapters of this work which between them present and seek to develop a radical critique of the law concerning the termination and ... More


Conclusion: Mutualization and Demutualization in the Legal Construction of Personal Work Relations

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/9780199551750.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This concluding chapter provides an overview of the main themes covered by the book and restates some of its key analytical findings. It also investigates the notion of the mutualisation of risks to ... More


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


A European Comparative Approach to the Legal Construction of Personal Work Relations

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/9780199551750.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter sets out the European comparative approach to the legal construction of personal work relations, which will be tested and explored in the subsequent parts of the book. It considers, ... More


Variation

MARK R. FREEDLAND FBA

in The Personal Employment Contract

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199298631
eISBN:
9780191719400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298631.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter considers the way in which the idea of variation is formulated and treated within the law of personal work or employment contracts, and how the treatment of variation fits into the ... More


The Legal Characterization of Personal Work Relations and the Idea of Labour Law

Mark Freedland and Nicola Kountouris

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/9780199693610.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Philosophy of Law

The chapter reflects on the ‘changing idea of labour law’ from the analytical perspective of the legal construction of ‘personal work relations’. It begins by introducing the notion of ‘legal ... More


Performance and Breach

MARK R. FREEDLAND FBA

in The Personal Employment Contract

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199298631
eISBN:
9780191719400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298631.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter focuses on the argument that distinctions between entire and divisible contracts, and between performance of work and readiness and willingness to work, provide a rather unsatisfactory ... More


Transformation and Transfer

MARK R. FREEDLAND FBA

in The Personal Employment Contract

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199298631
eISBN:
9780191719400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298631.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter discusses the category of transformation. The first section considers the topic of transformation and its relation to those of formation and termination, in terms of an underlying notion ... More


Termination by Other Means

MARK R. FREEDLAND FBA

in The Personal Employment Contract

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199298631
eISBN:
9780191719400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298631.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter argues that the law of personal employment work contracts has developed in such a way and to such a point that it is extremely difficult to provide a clear and logical overall account of ... More


Contemporary Welfare-to-Work Programmes

Amir Paz-Fuchs

in Welfare to Work: Conditional Rights in Social Policy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237418
eISBN:
9780191717192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237418.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter introduces contemporary welfare-to-work programmes in the United States and Britain. It focuses on the way contemporary welfare-to-work programmes are characterized by the conditioning ... More


Wrongful Termination by the Employing Entity

MARK R. FREEDLAND FBA

in The Personal Employment Contract

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199298631
eISBN:
9780191719400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298631.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter argues that the association between the unrestricted notice rule and the remedial approach to wrongful dismissal is crucial to the understanding of the whole of the law of termination of ... More


Towards a Codification of Personal Work Contracts—Relation and Contract in Employment Law

MARK R. FREEDLAND FBA

in The Personal Employment Contract

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199298631
eISBN:
9780191719400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298631.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter argues that the expansion and restatement of the law of the contract of employment is a feasible and useful project. However, the complete execution of it would consist of an ... More


Turning Our Backs on the New Deal: The End of Welfare in 1996

Jeffrey Lehman and Sheldon Danziger

in Race, Poverty, and Domestic Policy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095418
eISBN:
9780300129847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095418.003.0029
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter focuses on the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (PRWORA), characterized as a regressive step that compromises the basic right of a safety net ... More


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