Perspectives on Labour Law / Edition 2

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This is an introduction to labour law. It is suitable for those coming to the subject for the first time, and it will also be of interest to more advanced students, including postgraduates, who need to think about the subject's broader themes.
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'Perspectives on Labour Law has hit the nail on the head as an introduction to the subject.' Professor Paul Davies, London School of Economics

'Davies seeks to make her readers see the relevance and importance of legal norms in the sphere of industrial relations. In my view, this is an enterprise in which she is successful … What Davies has done, in a remarkably clear-sighted fashion, is to identify where most debate over the form and content of labour law is now focussed. If I were an undergraduate now, studying labour law for the first time, I would want the guidance that this text-book can provide. Indeed, the conceptual clarity which it offers is useful for teachers and practitioners of labour law too.' Tonia Novitz, Industrial Law Journal

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521722346
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 8/31/2009
  • Series: Law in Context Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 325
  • Product dimensions: 6.80 (w) x 9.70 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Anne Davies is Fellow and Tutor in Law at Brasenose College, Oxford, and Reader in Public Law at the University of Oxford, where she teaches Labour Law and Public Law.
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Table of Contents

1 A brief history of labour law 3
2 Economics perspectives on labour law 19
3 Human rights perspectives on labour law 36
4 Modes of regulation 54
5 Who is protected by employment law? 75
6 Working time 95
7 Discrimination 116
8 Wages 137
9 Dismissal 155
10 Collective representation 174
11 Trade union membership 196
12 Industrial action 218
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