Labour Law in an Era of Globalization: Transformative Practices and Possibilities (New Edition (2nd & Subsequent))

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9780199271818: Labour Law in an Era of Globalization: Transformative Practices and Possibilities (New Edition (2nd & Subsequent))

Throughout the industrial world, the discipline of labor law has fallen into deep philosophical and policy crisis, at the same time as new theoretical approaches make it a field of considerable intellectual ferment. Modern labor law evolved in a symbiotic relationship with a postwar institutional and policy agenda, the social, economic and political underpinnings of which have gradually eroded in the context of accelerating international economic integration and wage-competition. These essays--which are the product of a transnational comparative dialog among academics and practitioners in labor law and related legal fields, including social security, immigration, trade, and development--identify, analyze, and respond to some of the conceptual and policy challenges posed by globalization.

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Joanne Conaghan is Professor of Law at the University of Kent at Canterbury. Richard Michael Fischl is Professor of Law at the University of Miami. Karl Klare is Professor of Law at Northeastern University.
They are co-secretaries of INTELL-International Network on Transformative Employment and Labour Law-from whose recent conferences these essays have emerged.

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`[a] valuable book which is worthy of a place on any labour lawyer's bookshelf.'
Stephen T. Hardy, Modern Law Review

`The strength of [this] collection is that it contains critical, interdisciplinary and international perspectives on a wide variety of topics...there is much in this book to stimulate teachers, researchers and students of a subject in transition.'
Bob Hepple, The Cambridge Law Journal, 2002

`... well worth reading...provides interesting insights...which will no doubt engage readers...for some time to come.'
Jill Murray, Australian Journal of Labour Law, 2003

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