The Right to Work: Legal and Philosophical Perspectives

The Right to Work: Legal and Philosophical Perspectives

by Virginia Mantouvalou (Editor)


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ISBN-13: 9781509913787
Publisher: Hart Publishing
Publication date: 01/26/2017
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Virginia Mantouvalou is a Reader in Human Rights and Labour Law, and Co-Director of the Institute for Human Rights at University College London (UCL).

Table of Contents

Foreword vii

Acknowledgements ix

List of Contributors xiii

Introduction Virginia Mantouvalou 1

1 Work, its Moral Meaning or Import David Wiggins 11

2 Is there a Human Right to Work? Hugh Collins 17

3 The Right to Non-Exploitative Work Virginia Mantouvalou 39

4 Universalising the Right to Work of Persons with Disabilities: An Equality and Dignity Based Approach Einat Albin 61

5 Aristotle, Arendt and the Gentleman: How the Conception of Remuneration Figures in our Understanding of a Right to Work and Be Paid JE Penner 87

6 The Right to Work in International Human Rights Law Colm O'Cinneide 99

7 The Right to (Decent) Work in a European Comparative Perspective Mark Freedland Nicola Kountouris 123

8 Giving Up on the Human Right to Work James W Nickel 137

9 Only Fools and Horses: Some Sceptical Reflections on the Right to Work Alan L Bogg 149

10 The Right to Work and the Duty to Work Amir Paz-Fuchs 177

11 The French Approach to the Right to Work: The Potential of a Constitutional Right in Ordinary Courts Sophie Robin-Olivier 195

12 The Development of Right to Work Theories of Labour Law in Japan: A Comparative Perspective Kenji Arita 209

13 Progress Towards the Right to Work in the United Kingdom Hugh Collins 227

14 Why Do So Few Employees Return to their Jobs? In Pursuit of a Right to Work Following Unfair Dismissal Joanna Howe 255

15 A Right to Work in the United States: Historical Antecedents and Contemporary Possibilities Katherine VW Stone 275

16 Working Out the Right to Work in a Global Labour Market Guy Mundlak 291

17 The Right to Work and Labour Market Flexibility: Labour Market Governance Norms in the International Order Kerry Rittich 315

Index 337

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